Posts Contributed By "By Muhammad Usman and Dr. M. Farooq "

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  • Boron application - a patent approach to combat aerobic rice

    Food security is an important task to nourish the rapidly growing population of the world. However, increasing food demand and declining water availability are the challenges for food security. Water scarcity is perhaps the foremost limitation for sustainable crop production, rice being the most vulnerable. During transplanting and crop establishment, the fields remain flooded with 5–10 cm of water. As much water is used for wet soil preparation for rice production and also the huge losses occur by seepage, percolation and evaporation when the soil is flooded, the production of rice by this conventional method requires a large amount of water. To produce 1 kg of rice, …Read More