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Can We Avert the Post-Antibiotic World? 

Can We Avert the Post-Antibiotic World?  Written by. Mujahid Ali, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. “In such a case the thoughtless person playing with penicillin treatment is morally responsible for the death of the man who finally succumbs to infection with the penicillin-resistant organism. I hope the evil can be averted.”  1945 NY …

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live mulching and its importance

live mulching and its importance Munawar Abbas a, Muhammad Zahid b, Muhammad Umair Abid a, Muhammad Usman Akhtar c and Imdad Ullah b , Muhammad Yaseend a Institute of Soil and Environmental Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. b Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. c Department of Soil Science, …

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Feeding the World with Agricultural Biotechnology and world food.

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Muhammad Umair Yasin*1, Muhammad Safeer1. 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. *Corresponding author’s email: umairyasin9797@yahoo.com Use of biological processes for industrial and other purposes, especially in genetic manipulation of plants and other microorganisms to make or modify a product or for the production of antibiotics, hormones etc. It …

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Transgenic plants: A need of hour to feed increasing population

Muhammad Umair Yasin*1, Hina Ahmed Malik2. 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 2Soil Agriculture Research Center Lab D-138, Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. *Corresponding author’s email: umairyasin9797@yahoo.com Introduction Transgenic plants are those plants, whose DNA is modified by genetic engineering methods. The …

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Phytoremediation: An effective remedial technique

Phytoremediation: An effective remedial technique Muhammad Umair Yasin*1, Hina Ahmed Malik2. 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. 2Soil Agriculture Research Center Lab D-138, Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. *Corresponding author’s email: umairyasin9797@yahoo.com         Phytoremediation is a technique which use green plants to …

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Why should we buy organic food?

Authors: Aroma Murtaza,Tehseen Sarwer Department of Plant pathology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Introduction Organic farming is defined as growing fruits, vegetables and plants without using harmful pesticides, synthetic chemicals and inorganic fertilizers. Organic farming is a practice that seeks to provide you, with fresh, tasty and authentic food without harming …

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Drip Irrigation – A Water Saving Technique   

Drip Irrigation – A Water Saving Technique                                        Saboor Khalid* University of Agriculture Sub Campus Vehari Agriculture has great importance in the economy of Pakistan, because 21% of national GDP consist of agriculture. From previous  few years production of important crops have been  increased but it is difficult to overcome the …

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Post-harvest losses in fruits and vegetables in Pakistan

Post-harvest losses in fruits and vegetables in Pakistan Munawar Abbas1, Wazda Maqsood2, Moeen Ijaz1, Muhammad Hashim1 and Asim Yaseen1 1 Department of Soil and Environmental Science, University of Agriculture Faislabad. 2 Department of Soil Science, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan   Post harvest losses expression in the world is “Degradation in …

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A NEW MODEL FOR CONSERVING LOCAL POLLINATORS AND NATURAL BIODIVERSITY IN PAKISTAN

A NEW MODEL FOR CONSERVING LOCAL POLLINATORS AND NATURAL BIODIVERSITY IN PAKISTAN   ,Shehbaz Sharif 1*,Pro.Dr.Mansoor-ul-hasan* ,Burhan Ahmad1,Abdul Manan 2, Asim Munawar1 ,Muhammad Ishtiaq Sarwar1 ,Muhammad Mohsan 1 Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. 2 Department of  Plant Breeding & Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.   Corresponding author1*: Haadikhan822@gmail.com   …

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