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UVAS ranked in top Asian universities

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The University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore with its marvelous history of 135 years of excellence, is now positioned among 301-350 top Asian Universities as per QS Asia University Ranking 2018. This institution has already been ranked by Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad in top ten universities of Pakistan. The QS Ranking system evaluated […]…Read More

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Theileriosis Disease: economic threat to Livestock Industry and Its Control Strategies

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article image Theileriases is tick born Protozoan parasitic disease in livestock population caused by Theileria parva (East cost fever) and Theileria annulata (Tropical or Mediterranean). Tick born diseases causes huge economical losses in dairy industry in tropical and subtropical areas where 80 % of total cattle population. Tick transmitted Theileriasis commonly known as East cost fever that […]…Read More

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Potential use of Nanotechnology in Agriculture

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Currently agriculture sector in Pakistan is facing major environmental challenges like global climate change, urbanization, depleting natural resources and buildup of pollutants in environments associated with the use of agrochemicals. Increasing population is worsening the situation due to rising food demand. So there is need to find efficient and environment-friendly solutions to improve quantity and […]…Read More

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Forestry in Pakistan to enter in new era with modern training and equipment

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PR: Forestry in Pakistan has entered into a new era with special training, vision and approach on preserving and promoting forests in the country as a precious national resource and asset. The speakers said this at the closing session of 4 days Training of Trainers (ToTs). The training was held as a collaborated effort by […]…Read More

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Climate Change and Depletion of Ozone layer

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article image Today, the anthropogenic activities such as deforestation, urbanization, burning of fossil fuels and land use changes and have a significance effect on altering the composition of the atmosphere. Ozone layer depletion is one of the most serious problem faced our planet. Ozone layer is present in the middle layer of the atmosphere_ in the stratosphere_ […]…Read More

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Trending towards direct seeding rice

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Transplanting method of rice is very popular and widely adopted in lowland irrigated areas. This method is practiced for so many years. Transplanting method is time consuming because it involves the preparation of a seedling by sowing nursery in the prepared field. Direct seeding is increasingly practiced then the traditional method. This novel technology has […]…Read More

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PU revolutionizing cotton industry with multi-national companies

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For revolutionizing the cotton industry, the Punjab University has signed a memorandum of understanding to make available newly-invented disease resistant cotton seed to the farmers via 7 multi-national companies countrywide. Ceremony for signing MoU was held at committee room of Vice Chancellor’s office. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Zafar Moeen Nasir, along with Centre of […]…Read More