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Economic Importance of Weeds

Economic Importance of Weeds Weeds have certain effects in agriculture, which are mostly in the form of different harmful results but somehow there are also some beneficial effects. Direct Losses by weeds Weeds cause reduction in crop yield through competition for light, nutrient, water and space. They can also reduce …

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Farm and Farming System

Farm and Farming System Muhammad Waseem Abbas, Dr. Nadeem Akbar, Dr. Shakeel Ahmad Anjum, Nazer Manzoor, Iftikhar Ali, Ali Usman, Muhammad Qasim, Abdul Shakoor Agro-Biology Laboratory, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 38040. Farm is a piece of land where crops or livestock or both enterprises are done. …

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How GMOs can be harmful for health?

How GMOs can be harmful for health? Man has introduced GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) by modifying genetic of plants and animals. First GMOs was E. coli bacteria, appears in market in 1994 for the production of insulin. Its production was possible by genetic engineering. GMOs are also called transgenic organisms. …

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دھوئیں میں لپٹا ہوا لاہور اور سرسبز شہر کا خواب

ہم جو بوتے ہیں وہی کاٹتے ہیں، ہم نے دھوئیں اور زہر کی کاشت کاری کی اب ہم پر دھواں اور زہر برس رہا ہے، قدرتی وسائل کا بے دریغ استعمال، ماحول کو آلودہ کرنے والے کیمکلز کی بہتتات بھری زندگی، سائیکل سے موٹر سائیکل تک کا سفر ، گاڑیوں …

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Principle of Crop Rotation

Principle of Crop Rotation Crop Rotation It is defined as the growing of crops in an orderly and well planned way. It depends upon Type of crop sown Local economic factor Traditioning Objective of crop rotation To prevent the built up of insect pest, weeds and soil born diseases To …

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Miracles of Honey

Both ancient and modern times honey has been extensively used by all generation recognized as food and medicine. Honey has been discovered recently to use as antiseptic and antimicrobial agent and to treat a variety of diseases. For treatment of number of human pathologies, honey has been reported to be …

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A famous fodder crop can be beneficial for humans?

Botanical description:           Family:                                             Leguminoseae Botanical name:                             Medicago sativa L.           Local name:                                     Lucerne Introduction: Lucerne (Alfalfa) is considered as queen of fodder or king of all food. It was originated in Iran and then it travelled towards Arab countries. It is perennial crop or a multi-cut crop. It is …

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