Category Pak Agri Outlook

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…

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…

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: [email protected]

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…

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…

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  …