Home / Articles (page 20)

Articles

Organic rice success story

India’s organic rice success story proves that GMOs are unnecessary Thursday, September 29, 2016 by: Daniel Barker One of the biggest – but most easily debunked – lies we’ve been told about GM agriculture is that the technology is necessary to feed a steadily increasing world population. Monsanto and other …

Read More »

Western chocolate corporations causing new ‘Dust Bowl’ in third-world countries with destructive cacao farming practices Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by: Jennifer Lea Reynolds The effects of the Western World’s less-than-ideal way of farming, coupled with its need for greed, are being felt in countries across the globe – and that’s …

Read More »

Next Generation Sequencing and Cancer Treatment

                  Next Generation Sequencing and Cancer Treatment Mahnoor Jamil1, Sonia Zulfiqar1, Shakra Jamil2, Rahil Shahzad2, Dr. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal2 Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad Cancer is a group of diseases which involves …

Read More »

Thirsty crops and our economy

Author Name: Farwa Shehzadi (Bsc. Hons Agri sciences (Agronomy) 8th semester University of Agriculture Faisalabad) Co Author: Muneeba, Tauqeer Qadir And Sadam Hussain   Pakistan is water stress country, it is estimated by Pakistan council of Research in water resources that our country may become dry in 2025, if our …

Read More »

Livestock

bushragull42@gmail.com Livestock Definition of livestock Livestock are domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce commodities such as food, fiber, and labor. The term is often used to refer solely to those raised for food, and sometimes only farmed ruminants, such as cattle and goats. or :  animals kept or raised for use …

Read More »

Biofortification- A way to overcome Malnutrition

promotion-of-agriculture-sector-in-pakistan-by-saad-ur-rehman-malik

Biofortification- A way to overcome Malnutrition Muhammad Umair1, Shakra Jamil2, Rahil Shahzad2, Ghulam Mohyuddin Talha1, Dr. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal2 Plant Breeding and Genetics Department, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad What is Bio-fortification? The process of increasing the nutritional content of the edible portion of plant foods to levels that …

Read More »

Vitamin C, A must take food ingredient

Vitamin C, A must take food ingredient Noreen Fatima, Rahil Shahzad, Shakra Jamil, Dr. Sajid UR-Rahman, Dr. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI Faisalabad. Introduction Vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid, is very important for humans as well as for animals. It is water soluble and occur …

Read More »

Agriculture in pakistan

Bushragull42@gmail.com Agriculture in pakistan Pakistan is a very important  agriculture  country . Due to its production and land quality it is referred as a sparrow of gold as India. In Pakistan, the most agricultural province is Punjab where wheat and cotton are the most grown. Agriculture Statistics in Pakistan: ​Agriculture constitutes the largest …

Read More »