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January 6, 2013

An overview of agricultural and rural development in Pakistan

A Study By Allah dad Khan Former DG Agri Extension KPK AN Over View of Agricultural and Rural Development in Pakistan a Study By Allah dad Khan Former DG Agri Extension KPK / Bureau Chief Kisan Risala Lahore -->Agriculture Sector is a key sector of the economy and accounts for 21 percent of GDP. The supportive policies of the government resulted in a growth of 3.1 percent against 2.4 percent last year. Major Crops registered an accelerating growth of 3.2 percent compared to a

Stem Rust Resistance in Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Shehzad Ahmad Kang Bread wheat belong to family poaceae, botanical name is Triticum aestum, known as hexaploid wheat and chromosome number is 2n=42. Hexaploid wheat  is the most widely grown crop in the world as a 1st position after rice. Approximately one sixth of the total arable land is cultivated with wheat. Due to its importance as a food and feed source, and to its enormous genetic variability in phenological response to photoperiod and temperature, wheat is grown in most regions of the…

UVAS, SBBUVAS sign MoU

LAHORE: (December 18, 2012): The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore and ShaheedBenazirBhuttoUniversity of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (SBBUVAS) Sakrand, Sindh, inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen teaching, research and professional services at par with international standards. The MoU was signed by UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and SBBUVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Jaimal Dhanani at Syndicate Room. The primary purpose of…

Pakistan America Expo and Festival

Sunday, 06 January 2013 (Washington DC 5thth-8thth April) To, MR Khalid Shauq, Secretary World Poultry association. Dear Sir, I take this opportunity to thank you for attending meet and greet function, on 1st December, 2012. We really value your presence in meeting and looking forward to be benefitted for your experience in promotion of trade in Pakistan. As a follow up of this meeting Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has very kindly issued a letter of support for…

Health Benefits of Peanuts

Sunday, 06 January 2013 Peanuts : Delicious, crunchy, and nutty Peanuts are one of the popular oil seeds known to humankind since ancient times. The nuts are enriched with many noteworthy health-benefiting nutrients that are essential for optimum health. They are actually legumes but have almost all the qualities that true nuts like Almonds. Botanically, the nuts are small size fruit pods of plant belonging to the “ Fabaceae ” family of the genus Arachis. The Dry Great appetizer…

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