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Potential areas for oil seeds production

POTENTIAL AREAS FOR OILSEEDS PRODUCTION IN PAKISTAN Pakistan is facing a severe deficit of edible oils. Despite the fact that Pakistan is overwhelmingly an agrarian economy, it is unable to produce edible oils sufficient for domestic needs and substantial amount of foreign exchange is being spent on the import of …

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Apiculture: An Art and Science of Honey production

                  Apiculture: An Art and Science of Honey production 1Nadia Niaz, 2Moeen Ijaz, 3Razia Shabir, *2Ehsan Raza Asif, 2Munawar Abbas 1Department of Food Technology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi. 2Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture Sciences, Faisalabad. 3Department of Soil Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan. *Corresponding Author: …

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Thirsty crops and our economy

Author Name: Farwa Shehzadi (Bsc. Hons Agri sciences (Agronomy) 8th semester University of Agriculture Faisalabad) Co Author: Muneeba, Tauqeer Qadir And Sadam Hussain   Pakistan is water stress country, it is estimated by Pakistan council of Research in water resources that our country may become dry in 2025, if our …

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What is Site specific crop management?

Site specific crop management (SSCM) is a farming management concept which is based upon observing, measuring and responding to inter or intra-field variability in crops .It is one of many modern farming techniques which can make production more efficient. And to ensure soil conservation practices also. With the SSCM farmers …

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Vitamin C, A must take food ingredient

Vitamin C, A must take food ingredient Noreen Fatima, Rahil Shahzad, Shakra Jamil, Dr. Sajid UR-Rahman, Dr. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI Faisalabad. Introduction Vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid, is very important for humans as well as for animals. It is water soluble and occur …

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Can plant produce light?

Bioluminescent plants: as a source of Light Farah Kamal, Sonia Zulfiqar, Mahnoor Jamil, Sana Shaheen, Purwa Khan, Hamna Shazadee, Shakra Jamil, Rahil Shahzad. Nature has created so many organisms that can glow with different colors because of some biochemical reactions taking place in their body. The phenomenon of production and …

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How multinational seeds companies exploite farmers?

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:   Biotechnology has helped mankind in a number of ways by overcoming …

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CHICKPEA CULTIVATION IN PAKISTAN Dr. Muhammad Tahir and Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman* Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, 38040, Pakistan. *Corresponding Author:     Scientific classification Kingdom             Plantea Genus                   Cicer Class                     Equisetopsida Species                  arietinum L. Order                      Fabales Botanical name        Cicer arietinum L. Family                   Leguminosae Common Names Gram, Chickpea, …

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Global warming and survival of insects

EFFECT OF GLOBAL WARMING ON INSECT SURVIVAL Hafiz Muhammad Arslan Abid*, Nasir Ahmed Khan, Sajjad Manzoor, Muhammad Tayyab, Muhammad Nasir, Muhammad Hamza University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan *Corresponding author:   Climate change is the most debated issue of time posing hazardous impacts on life on the earth. As most …

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