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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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Evaluation of nontraditional vegetables under the climatic conditions of Punjab, Pakistan

Evaluation of nontraditional vegetables under the climatic conditions of Punjab, Pakistan Muhammad Aamer1, Rashad Mukhtar Balal1, Muhammad Adnan Shahid1,3, Muhammad Zubair1 and Mujahid Ali2 Department of Horticulture, University College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha Institute of Horticultural Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Horticultural Sciences Department, Institute of Food & Agricultural …

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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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CHICKPEA CULTIVATION IN PAKISTAN

CHICKPEA CULTIVATION IN PAKISTAN Dr. Muhammad Tahir and Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman* Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, 38040, Pakistan. *Corresponding Author: aziz_uaf@yahoo.com     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: muhammadarslan1607@gmail.com   Climate change is the most debated issue of time posing hazardous impacts on life on the earth. As most …

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SOIL SAMPLING-AN INDEX TO SOIL FERTILITY

SOIL SAMPLING-AN INDEX TO SOIL FERTILITY (Muhammad Tayyab*, Muhammad Nasir, Hafiz Muhammad Arslan Abid, Sajjad Manzoor) University of Agriculture Faisalabad *agrariantayyab@gmail.com   A soil sample consists of different sub soil samples which are collected from different locations and depths of the same having same crops history and other management practices. …

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Unserdstanding smog in Lahore

Cool weather, low breeze blooming flowers are the sign of spring season in  Pakistan but this spring season came with  smoggy days which in few days make people fear about their health and environment too. Smog is a type of air pollution which can be hazardous at its peaks. The …

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