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   Role of Organic Farming In Insect Control

                               Introduction:                                    A method or sustainable technique for crop and livestock production which involves enhancement of natural fertility of land besides avoiding the use of synthetic pesticides, antibiotics, fertilizers, genetic engineering products and growth hormones. This is …

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Tree growth characteristics and climate factors of different Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium L.) varieties under Murree Hills Conditions.

Cherry is a fleshy stone fruit belongs to genus Prunus of family Rosaceae. Most of edible cherries are extracted from either Prunus avium, the wild cherry (sometimes called the sweet cherry), or from Prunus cerasus, the sour cherry. Annually total world production of cultivated cherry fruit during 2007 was about …

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Pakistan’s food security

Pakistan’s agriculture sector is a mainstay of its economy and is critical to future improvements in economic growth, employment, food security and poverty reduction. Over the past decade, an unstable political and security environment has slowed investment and caused the loss of human life and human capital, while major natural …

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Pollution Promoting Activities by Living Things

In emerging countries of the world, ecological contamination is the major problem. Pakistan is also pebbledash the serious threat of environmental pollution. This is mainly results due to different activities performed by men e, g agricultural practices, transportation , construction, which not only attenuate the environment but also resulting a …

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Impact of Agrochemicals on the environment

This article will give us an idea on the environmental situation with regards to agrochemicals in Pakistan. It tells   the history and the present age of agrochemical usage. The problems of institutional bargain for agrochemical research and progress, and government policies and legislation regarding import, manufacture, registration, sale and distribution …

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Performance study of Different Direct Solar Dryers

Performance study of Different Direct Solar Dryers written by . Syed Mudabbar  Hussain Shah, The Author is final year student of B.Sc (Hons.) in Food Engineering Department of Food Engineering University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.   In a direct solar dryer, the moisture of the product to be dried is taken away by the direct …

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Health benefits of oat grain

Oats, known scientifically as Avena sativa, are a hardy cereal grain able to withstand poor soil conditions in which other crops are unable to thrive. Oats gain part of their distinctive flavor from the roasting process that they undergo after being harvested and cleaned. Although oats are then hulled, this …

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Transformational responses to climate change

: a systems perspective of social change in mitigation and adaptation   There is a growing imperative for responses to climate change to go beyond incremental adjustments, aiming instead for society-wide transformation. In this context, sociotechnical (ST) transitions and social–ecological (SE) resilience are two prominent normative agendas. Reviewing these literatures …

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Air masses and how they Affect the weather

Introduction: Air masses are the huge body (bubbles) of air whose specific properties of humidity, temperature at any latitude are homogeneous in any direction around the global. The term ‘air mass’ was introduced some 70 years ago by Norwegian meteorologists from Bergen, Norway. Air are not similar everywhere around the …

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