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Environmental protection and sustainability in agriculture

                  Environmental protection and sustainability in agriculture Sustainable Agriculture The use of environmental friendly farming techniques for the production of food, fiber and other plant or animal products is called sustainable agriculture. It is based on soil replenishment while minimizing the use of natural gas and mineral ores which are …

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Silviculture: A profitable art and need of time

Silviculture: A profitable art and need of time Muhammad Hashim, Moeen Ijaz, Muhammad Shahzad Ali, Asim Yaseen, Munawar Abbas *Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Corresponding Author e-mail: hashimmundrani@gmail.com In the development of human civilization, forests play an important role. By increaseing human population, issues like …

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A Triple-Win Approach for Climate change and Food Security 

A Triple-Win Approach for Climate change and Food Security    Overall context  Today, global community is facing two interconnected challenges of climate change and food insecurity. Out of 6 billion population of the world as estimated by FAO in 2010, nearly 925 million people are chronically malnourished. In developing countries, agriculture sector must reorient and transform …

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PLANT BREEDING INNOVATIONS

Plant Breeding Innovations Rahil Shahzad, Shakra Jamil, Dr. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal, Dr. Sajid-Ur-Rahman Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI Faisalabad Rahilshahzad91@gmail.com Innovations in Plant breeding comprises a number of methods which are used by the plant researchers and plant breeders to improve crops for farmers quickly and precisely. A brief Discussion …

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Next phase of Agriculture; CRISPR editing crops

  Next phase of Agriculture; CRISPR editing crops SADAF SALEEM Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) production was one of the leading genetic engineering techniques in agriculture in previous decades. Monsanto is world’s famous corporation regarding production of Genetically Modified food crops. …

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Bioplastics in reducing environmental concerns related to waste management

  Bioplastics in reducing environmental concerns related to waste management SADAF SALEEM1, IRAM SALEEM2 Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, GC University Faisalabad.   A Bioplastic is a biodegradable plastic made by renewable biomass sources instead of petroleum. Different countries …

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