اتوار 5 مئ 2013
ہزاروں لوگ مشروم کی کاشت اور برآمد ات سے کروڑوں کا زرمبادلہ کما رہے ہیں
فیصل آباد: مشروم کی بے شمار اقسام میں سے 150 اقسام کھانے کے قابل ہیں جن میں سے 50 کے قریب بے حد لذیذ،50 درمیانے درجے کی ذائقہ دار اور 50 کم لذت کی حامل ہیں جن کی بیرون ملک برآمد کے ذریعے ہزاروں افراد ملک کے لیے کروڑوں روپے کا قیمتی زرمبادلہ کما رہے ہیں۔
اگر حکومت اس کی کاشت کی حوصلہ افزائی کرے تو اس سے مزید بہتر نتائج حاصل کیے جاسکتے ہیں۔
ایوب زرعی تحقیقاتی ادارہ فیصل آبادکے زرعی ماہرین نے…
By Muhammad Zeeshan Farid / Dr Amjad Farooq
A mushroom is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source.
A global trend in agriculture has been a shift away from simple systems that rely on traditional crops, to those that increasingly seek new varieties of plants that cater to advanced dietary needs. To this end, scientists and growers have recommended several new crops that can augment the spectrum of agricultural…
"Mushroom" describes a variety of gilled fungi, with or without stems, and the term is used even more generally, to describe both the fleshy fruiting bodies of some Ascomycota and the woody or leathery fruiting bodies of some Basidiomycota, depending upon the context of the word.
Mushroom farming consists of six steps, and although the divisions are somewhat arbitrary, these steps identify what is needed to form a production system.
The six steps are Phase I composting, Phase II…
A fungus (plural fungi). Also see entries for morel, portabella and shitake mushrooms.
Season: available year-round
How to select: Choose firm, unblemished mushrooms with a tight underside (it is easiest to determine this when selecting mushrooms freely instead of in packaging).
How to store: Keep mushrooms in the refrigerator in either plastic or paper bags. If you prefer to use plastic bags, it might be a good idea to poke a few holes in it to…
Species of Pleurotus may be called oyster, abalone, or tree mushrooms, and are some of the most commonly cultivated edible mushrooms in the world.
Mushroom is an exotic and nutritious source of vegetarian food. It has many varieties. Most of them are edible. Mushrooms have a high nutritional value and are high in protein. They are also a good source of vitamins (B1, B2, B12 and C), essential amino acids and carbohydrates but are low in fat and fibre and contain no starch. When fresh they…
January 07, 2013
Button Mushroom (Agaricus spp.) is the most popular mushroom variety grown and consumed the world over. In India, its production earlier was limited to the winter season, but with technology development, these are produced almost throughout the year in small, medium and large farms, adopting different levels of technology. The species being grown in most farms is the white button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) belonging to Class Basidiomycetes and Family Agaricaceae.
The prices of different agricultural inputs have registered an increase of 70 to 100 percent during the last five years as compared to only 40-45 percent increase in prices of various produces, said Hasan Ali Chaniho, Director Farmers Associates Pakistan (FAP) and former Agriculture Minister Sindh here on Tuesday.
"There is an urgent need of bringing down the input cost of the agricultural sector as high prices are discouraging the use of fertilisers, pesticides and quality seed in…