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January 8, 2013

گھریلو سطح پر مقامی خوردنی تیل کے استعمال کو فروغ

فیصل آباد 8جنوری 2013ء () ہمیں گھریلو سطح پر مقامی خوردنی تیل کے استعمال کو فروغ دیتے ہوئے زیاد ہ سے زیادہ رقبے پر آئل سیڈ کراپس کی کاشت کو رواج دینا ہوگا تاکہ اس کی درآمد پر خرچ ہونیوالا کثیر زرمبادلہ بچایا جا سکے۔مقامی طور پر تیار کیا جانیوالا سرسوں‘سورج مکھی اور کپاس کا تیل دوسرے ممالک سے مہنگا زرمبادلہ خرچ کرکے درآمد کئے جانیوالے غیرمعیاری پام آئل سے کئی درجہ بہتر اور سستا ہے لیکن 300ارب روپے کے درآمدی کاروبارسے وابستہ مافیا مقامی خوردنی تیل کی کھپت اور ما رکیٹنگ میں بڑی رکاوٹ ہے۔ یہ باتیں…

Banana aphid

Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) BBTV is not present in tropical Australia, and the movement of planting material is controlled by legislation. The disease is spread in infected planting material and by the banana aphid. There is no cure for this disease. Scientific name (Pentalonia nigronervosa ) Description of adults      Small reddish-brown to almost black oval shaped aphids. Aphids have two characteristic projections from the rear of the abdomen. Colonies of adult and immature…

Banana flower thrips

Banana flower thrips Scientific name (Thrips hawaiiensis) Description of adult    Small, slender-bodied active insects are readily seen moving on the surface of young banana fruit, particularly near the 'bell' or male end of the new bunch. Adult females (1 mm) are distinctly coloured - bright orange and black - and are usually found under bracts or inside flowers. Males (0.75 mm) are pale straw-coloured and are usually found on the outer surface of the bracts. Adult thrips have…

Banana bract mosaic virus

Banana bract mosaic virus (BBrMV) causes significant yield losses in banana and abacá in the Philippines, India and Sri Lanka. BBrMV could potentially be confused with Sugarcane mosaic virus (syn. Abaca mosaic virus), another potyvirus infecting both banana and abacá in the Philippines and inciting similar foliar symptoms. Symptoms: A full description of the symptoms caused by BBrMV is provided by Thomas et al. (1999), from which the following summary is derived. Mosaic symptoms on the…

Ordinary heart cells become ‘biological pacemakers’ with injection of single gene

8 January 2013 Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers have reprogrammed ordinary heart cells to become exact replicas of highly specialized pacemaker cells by injecting a single gene (Tbx18)-a major step forward in the decade-long search for a biological therapy to correct erratic and failing heartbeats. The advance will be published in the Jan 8 issue of Nature Biotechnology and also will be available on the journal's website. "Although we and others have created primitive biological…

Mango stem miner

Have you seen mango stem miner symptoms? Be on the lookout for these symptoms and report them to Biosecurity Queensland. Early detection and reporting of symptoms are the key elements in controlling the pest. General information Mango stem miner (Spulerina isonoma) damages new growth flushes but does not affect fruit. It is native to India, and is also known to occur in Malaysia, Thailand and the Northern Territory. In the Northern Territory it occurs from Darwin to Batchelor…

KBP against grant of MFN status to India

January 08, 2013 Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) has urged the government not to decide in haste to declaring India as Most Favoured Nation (MFN) and suggested to leave the matter to next government as very little time has left in the general elections. "Any decision made in haste may leave long lasting negative impact on the country and the nation", Sardar Zafar added. Expressing his opinion, he said that government's announcement of declaring India MFN by deviating from our principal stand…

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