Tag: Agricultural

Role of Agricultural Biotechnology in Food Security

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Biotechnology is the application of techniques to improve plant and animals by using biological organisms to enhance their value. Agricultural Biotechnology involves applications to Agriculture. It involves modification in living organisms by genes manipulation. World population is increasing day by day with the advancement in and technology medicine. People are living longer lives and world population is increasing. To fulfill their nutritional requirement…Read More

Agricultural pollution: Is nitrogen taking place of Carbon?

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article image Nitrogen is a major constituent about 78% of the composite of all atmospheric gases. This inert nitrogen is biologically unavailable to most of the organisms. Therefore, application of reactive nitrogen is usual practice in agricultural systems for food and energy production. Despite the enormous benefits, this anthprogenic activity leads to various consequences. Most of the agricultural emissions comprise of particulate matters, odor, eutrophication, acidification and exposure to toxins…Read More

Senate receives National Agricultural Research Centre land conflict report

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A report in Senate concerning National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) was presented by Standing Committee on National Food Security. The report exhibited proposed change of 1,400 acres of land of National Agricultural Research Center (NARC) by the CDA into private and business plots. Instructions the house about the discoveries of his board of trustees, an important member of the Senate SC said that the advisory group had suggested that since the CDA had not…Read More

Feeding the world with agricultural biotechnology

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article image USE OF biological processes for industrial and other purposes, especially in genetic manipulation of plants and other microorganisms to make or modify a product or for the production of antibiotics, hormones etc. It is the application of scientific techniques to modify and improve plants, animals, and microorganisms to enhance their value. Agricultural biotechnology is a collection of scientific techniques used to improve plants and animals. It has been practiced for a long time, as…Read More

Rs 341b agricultural package announced for small farmers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A relief package for small farmers amounting Rs 341 billion was announced by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif at a ceremony held the other day. The Famers Convention was held to highlight the issues faced by small farmers and suggest efforts required to curb them through effective policy measures. Prime Minister while announcing the package stated on the occasion, "The relief package is the continuity of government’s upright policies to develop progress…Read More

Rs 341 billion agricultural package announced for small farmers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A relief package for small farmers amounting Rs 341 billion was announced by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif at a ceremony held the other day. The Famers Convention was held to highlight the issues faced by small farmers and suggest efforts required to curb them through effective policy measures. Prime Minister while announcing the package stated on the occasion, "The relief package is the continuity of government’s upright policies to develop progress agriculture,…Read More

Farm Mechanisation can boost agricultural productivity

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article image STAFF REPORT MULTAN: Mechanised agriculture is the process of using agricultural machinery to automate the work of agriculture, greatly increasing farm worker productivity. The emphasize on Mechanised Farming’ was laid during a workshop conducted at Agriculture Mechanization Research Institute. The agricultural experts, researchers, industry professionals from public and private sector organizations participated in the workshop. Rana Ijaz Ahmad Noon, Parliamentary Secretary on…Read More

Farm Mechanisation can boost agricultural productivity

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article image STAFF REPORT MULTAN: Mechanised agriculture is the process of using agricultural machinery to automate the work of agriculture, greatly increasing farm worker productivity. The emphasize on Mechanized Farming’ was laid during a workshop conducted at Agriculture Mechanization Research Institute. The agricultural experts, researchers, industry professionals from public and private sector organizations participated in the workshop. Rana Ijaz Ahmad Noon, Parliamentary Secretary on…Read More

Capacity building initiatives can elevate the agricultural sector to a huge extent

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article image By Ahsan Jamil The business growth in any sector is proportional to financial and human capital, business ethics, compliance of protocols etc. The commercial value of an enterprise is marked by the correlation of its set targets with the actual outcomes. The financial inflow and outflow management is an art as well as a science. The progressive organizations therefore stress on capacity building to restructure their business and establish it on modern pattern to…Read More

Agricultural research activities in Pakistan

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article image Pakistan has a national agricultural research system (NARS) consisting of federal as well as provincial research institutions. Overall, there are 74 research establishments at the federal level and 106 research institutions/agricultural research stations at provincial level. Each province has its own commodity based/multidisciplinary agricultural research institutes/research stations and substations that cover crops, livestock, forestry, and in some cases, fisheries. There are 63…Read More