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Chinese scientists have found a key gene in crops that make them more efficient in utilizing nitrogen fertilizer, which will help reduce the use of fertilizer. The application of nitrogen fertilizer is an important...
                               Muhammad Roman, Zeeshan Arif Wahla, Maria Riaz Department of Seed Science & Technology University of Agriculture Faisalabad      Hybrid Seed Production in Tomato (Solanum  Lycopersicum L.) Botanical name:                   Solanum Lycopersicum L.      Family:                                Solanaceae Chromosome no:                2n=24 Origin:                               Peruvian...

Hybrid Seed Production

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The first generation progeny of cross between two genetically diversified parents is called hybrid (seed) and the whole procedure of seed production is called hybrid seed production.   Diagram 1: Represent how the hybrid seed produced by crossing between A x...
Vegetable Seed Industry Scenario Agricultural production is an essential factor for the existence of human race and seed is a vital input for agriculture. Vegetable seeds are the fastest growing category within the overall seeds market. Vegetables play a key...
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: [email protected]   Biotechnology has helped mankind in...
                          Pakistan is an agriculture country, but land holding is very small. The economy of Pakistan is mainly depending on agriculture and therefore, government tried to bring agricultural...
(Written By: Umar Anwar Awan, Abdul Hafeez,  Muhammad Nauman Atiq & Muhammad Waseem) Food is the basic necessity for every living organism without which one can't survive, but unfortunately, sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food is not available for almost...
(Written by: Abdul Hafeez, Muhammad Nauman Atiq,Umar Anwar Awan & Muhammad Waseem) Currently World population has been estimated to stand 9·1 billion by 2050 that will need up to 70% more food production. This demand can be full fill by...
(Written by: Muhammad Nauman Atiq, Abdul Hafeez, Umar Anwar Awan and Muhammad Waseem) Food is the indispensable requirement of all living wages as such food security is fundamental for the health of a nation, additional for its independence and honorable...
What is Seed Dormancy its causes and How it is significant for Agricultural Crops? Definition: Dormancy is a delaying mechanism which prevents seed germination under conditions which might prove to be unsuitable for germination. Types of Seed Dormancy: Three types of seed dormancy...

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