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May 7, 2013

Hemorrhagic Septicemia in Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) Calves Under Sub-Tropical Conditions in Pakistan

In an outbreak of hemorrhagic septicemia in buffalo calves in Pakistan, 31.48% mortality was recorded. Mortality significantly peaked on 8th day (37%). Elevated body temperature (40.63+0.70°C), profuse salivation, dyspnea, respiratory sound “rales”, ocular discharge, mucus nasal discharge and restlessness were observed. Grossly, head, neck and inter-mandible region were congested and edematous. Subserosal petechial hemorrhages throughout the body and blood–tinged fluid in thoracic and…

Commerce ministry okays mango exports starting May 25

KARACHI: The Ministry of Commerce has allowed the export of mango for the coming season starting from May 25, 2013. The date has been fixed this year to avoid losses that resulted owing to the unplanned and premature export of the fruit earlier. Exporters expect the total production of mango to touch 1.55 million tons this year, up from one million tons compared to the previous year. The export target of 0.175 million tons has been set for this year, the country may fetch $60 million if…

A Way to Recycle Food Waste: VERMICOMPOSTING

Asad Manzoor Department of Agriculture & Agribusiness Management, University of Karachi. Millions of tons of food waste are buried or burned every year at significant and considerable financial and environmental cost. Instead of dumping and wasting of your food scraps, you can recycle them with the help of worms. Vermicomposting (worm composting) turns many types of kitchen waste into a nutritious soil for plants. When worm compost is added to soil, it boosts the nutrients available…

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange – PMEX

May 07, 2013 Pakistan Mercantile Exchange - PMEX (Formerly National Commodity Exchange Limited - NCEL) Trading Summary on Monday (May 06, 2013). =======================================================================================================================================Total Volume - Lots 16,960 Total Volume - Rs. 3,650,691,750…

Pakistan Commodities: Easier trend on grain market

May 07, 2013 Slow trading was seen on the wholesale grain market on Monday in the process of slow business, dealers said. On the cereals side, Masoor Canada drifted lower by Rs 100 to Rs 7400-7500, other commodities showed no change due to balanced demand and supply, they said.http://zaraimedia.com/ On the rice sector, Irri-6 sindh low type was up by Rs 50 to Rs 3500 and the good variety was higher by Rs 100 to Rs 3600, they said. On the seeds front, cottonseeds oilcake with bag Sindh…

Grain market rates

Karachi grain market rates in rupees on Monday (May 06, 2013). ====================================== CEREALS (Per 100 Kgs) ====================================== Makai 2750/2875 Juwar 2500/2600 Moong Punjab 7750 Moong Pishawar 8250 Masoor Canada 7700/7800 Masoor Dall 9000/9500http://zaraimedia.com/ Urad Burma (40 Kg) 2800/3000…

Karachi Yarn Market Rate

May 07, 2013 Karachi Yarn Market Rates on Monday (May 06, 2013). ====================================== CONES CARDED ====================================== 10/1. Popular Fibre 1040.00 Diwan 1050.00 12/1 A. A. Cotton 1170.00 16/1. United 1180.00 Popular Fibre 1100.00 Abdullah Textile 1100.00 Indus 1200.00 A. A. Cotton…

Faisalabad yarn and fibre prices

May 07, 2013 Cotton yarn rates in rupees per 10 Lbs on Monday (May 06, 2013). ================================== 6-7/S Cone (Cotton) ================================== ARY 510.00 Nelibar 1050.00 King 510.00 Sher 520.00 Hafiz 510.00 Sofi 520.00 MD 525.00 ---------------------------------- 8/S Cone (Cotton)…

New York cotton

May 07, 2013 Monday's closing prices of New York cotton in US cents/lb. =============================================================================== Current Session Prior DayOpen High Low Last Time Set Chg Vol Set =============================================================================== May'13 85.27 85.80 84.37 85.31 14:45 85.31 0.59 6 84.72May 06 Jul'13 86.35 87.47 86.35 87.39 14:45…

Cotton Spot Rates

May 07, 2013 Official KCA spot rates for local dealings in Pakistan rupees on Monday (May 06, 2013). =========================================================================== The KCA Official Spot Rate for Local Dealings in Pak Rupees --------------------------------------------------------------------------- FOR BASE GRADE 3 STAPLE LENGTH 1-1/32" --------------------------------------------------------------------------- MICRONAIRE VALUE BETWEEN 3.8 TO 4.9 NCL…

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