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Agricultural Performance during 2015-16

Agriculture sector is a vital component of Pakistan’s economy as it provides the raw materials to down the line industries and helps in poverty alleviation. This sector contributed 19.8 percent in GDP and it remains by far the largest employer absorbing 42.3 percent of the country’s total labour force. The …

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Failure of cotton as cash crop.

Why cotton fail in Punjab during 2015? Haseeb Jan 8th semester B.Sc (Hons) Entomology Cotton is a cash crop of Pakistan and back bone of our agriculture. Cotton plays a major role in earning foreign exchange .The cotton crop production accounts for 1.5 percent in GDP and 7.1 percent in …

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Constraints in adoption of Direct seeding rice

Farmers face several problems in adoption of direct seeding rice (DSR) such as weeds, panicle sterility, diseases and insects’ pests, lodging and stagnant yield. Each of them is described as follows: Weeds The major problem of adopting direct seeded rice particularly in dry field is weed infestation. DSR seedlings have …

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Problems of Sugarcane Growers in Pakistan

Sugarcane is one of the most important sugar and cash crops of Pakistan. It is mainly grown for its sugar and sugar related by products. However certain other byproducts are also used in paper and board industries. During 2014-15 the crop was grown on an area of nearly 1.1 million …

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GMO Food? learn about them

Hypocrite behavior of GMO (Genetically modified organisms) Introduction Genetically modified organisms also known as communally GMO. We can elaborate the genetically modified organisms as an organism in which the genetic material (DNA) has been modify in a way that does not happened in nature. GMO sometime also known as recombinant …

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Mushroom Cultivation

Mushrooms:  Although mushrooms are classified as vegetables but mushrooms belong to the kingdom Fungi and are actually fungi which bear a distinctive fruiting body and they are large enough to be seen with naked eye and can be picked by hand. Some mushrooms may be unpleasant and tasteless, but mushrooms …

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Tissue Culture for healthy Garlic

Introduction: Tissue culture: Tissue culture is growth of tissues or cells separated from organisms. It is done to produce clone of mother plants by facilitating with all required nutrients within culturing media, which could be either liquid, semi-solid or solid. The part of healthy and disease free plant which is …

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How Water stress effect photosynthesis

  Any environmental variable, which can induce a potentially injurious strain in plants, is known as stress. It may be Biotic stresses which include animals, weeds, pathogens (fungi, bacteria, virus,) or a-biotic stresses which may be due to water, salinity, temperature, radiation, heavy metals accumulation etc. which adversely the plant …

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