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How multinational seeds companies exploite farmers?

GENETIC USE RESTRICTION TECHNOLOGIES: A TOOL TO FORCE FARMERS TO DEPEND ON MULTINATIONAL SEED COMPANIES. Mubashir Abbas*, Syed Ikram Ali Shah, Manzoor ul Hassan. Center of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. *Corresponding author: mubashirabbas3164@gmail.com   Biotechnology has helped mankind in a number of ways by overcoming …

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CHICKPEA CULTIVATION IN PAKISTAN

CHICKPEA CULTIVATION IN PAKISTAN Dr. Muhammad Tahir and Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman* Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, 38040, Pakistan. *Corresponding Author: aziz_uaf@yahoo.com     Scientific classification Kingdom             Plantea Genus                   Cicer Class                     Equisetopsida Species                  arietinum L. Order                      Fabales Botanical name        Cicer arietinum L. Family                   Leguminosae Common Names Gram, Chickpea, …

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Global warming and survival of insects

EFFECT OF GLOBAL WARMING ON INSECT SURVIVAL Hafiz Muhammad Arslan Abid*, Nasir Ahmed Khan, Sajjad Manzoor, Muhammad Tayyab, Muhammad Nasir, Muhammad Hamza University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan *Corresponding author: muhammadarslan1607@gmail.com   Climate change is the most debated issue of time posing hazardous impacts on life on the earth. As most …

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Micro Catchments-An Efficient Water Conservation Technique in Rainfed Areas

Micro Catchments-An Efficient Water Conservation Technique in Rainfed Areas (Muhammad Nasir*, Hafiz Muhammad Arslan Abid, Sajjad Manzoor, Muhammad Tayyab) University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan *nasir.uaf1900@gmail.com +923136756580   A micro catchment is a specially designed area with slope to increase runoff from rain and concentrate in a planting basin where it …

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Management of green mold in button mushroom

ETIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF GREEN MOLD DISEASE IN BUTTON MUSHROOM Hafiz Muhammad Arslan Abid, Nasir Ahmed Khan, Muhammad Nasir, Sajjad Manzoor Muhammad Tayyab, Muhammad Hamza (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan) Mushroom is a perishable fruiting body which grows above ground on the surface of soil. Mushrooms are saprophytic basidiomycete grown …

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SOIL SAMPLING-AN INDEX TO SOIL FERTILITY

SOIL SAMPLING-AN INDEX TO SOIL FERTILITY (Muhammad Tayyab*, Muhammad Nasir, Hafiz Muhammad Arslan Abid, Sajjad Manzoor) University of Agriculture Faisalabad *agrariantayyab@gmail.com   A soil sample consists of different sub soil samples which are collected from different locations and depths of the same having same crops history and other management practices. …

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Significance of Soil pH

                                          Significance of Soil pH Soil pH It is defined as the -ve log of the hydrogen ion activity of a soil. pH       =          – log (H+) pH                        1     (H+) Where (H+) represents the hydrogen ion activity in mol L-1. The pH scale is the logarithm to …

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War on water   

“Wars of twenty-first century will be fought over water” Ismail Serageldin.  Water is the driving force for all the nature. Pakistan is a grave victim of water scarcity , because of being on lower riparian in relation to the rivers emanating from the Indian held Kashmir, India has never missed …

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