Tag: Alternative

Emerging anthelmintic resistance and medicinal plants as an alternative to combat resistance

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article image The worms are adversely affecting the efficiency of animals causing a huge financial loss to their owners. In our country the areas where animals are mostly fed on grazing, animals are at risk of heavy worm infestation. Generally, there are two types of parasites which can cause harm to the animals Ectoparasites and endoparasites. Ectoparasites are those which attack on the skin of the animal and damage the skin and transmit various pathogens through their bite. Ectoparasites include…Read More

Medicinal plants – an alternative to combat gastrointestinal parasitism

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article image IMPORTANCE OF LIVESTOCK SECTOR There are multiple factors which play their role in establishing the economy of any country. Among these factors, Livestock have vital role in economic strength of any country by producing, milk, meat, wool, hide, farm yard manure and many other animal by-products. There are 1750.5 million heads of cattle and buffaloes, 2439.2 million heads of sheep and goats, 27.4 million heads of camel and 21554.8 million heads of chickens are found worldwide which…Read More

Gel Electrophoresis and alternative tracking dye

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article image GEL ELECTROPHORESIS is the general and most used method, for the separations, identification and analysis of nucleic acids and proteins. This is also use for determining different fragments of DNA and their weight. Biomolecules always have a positive or negative ion associated with them. When these molecules are placed in an electric field, they move towards the opposite electrode of their net charge. This happens due to electrostatic interactions. The movements of molecules in the…Read More

Medicinal plants as an alternative to combat gastrointestinal parasitism

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article image THERE ARE multiple factors which play their role in establishing the economy of any country. Among these factors, Livestock has vital role in the economic strength of any country by producing, milk, meat, wool, hide, farm yard manure and many other animal by-products. There are 1750.5 million heads of cattle and buffaloes, 2439.2 million heads of sheep and goats, 27.4 million heads of camel and 21554.8 million heads of chickens are found worldwide which are producing milk 770.8 million…Read More

Alternative energy is the way forward for sustainable energy infrastructure: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The two-day international conference with the theme Renewable Energy Trade Mission’ was organized by Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) with the aim to develop a business-friendly environment for foreign investors in the alternative energy sector including solar, the wind etc. The partner organization of the event was Middle East Solar Industry Associations (MESIA). The meeting pulled in the energetic cooperation from every single driving Pakistan…Read More

Alternative energy is the way forward for sustainable energy infrastructure: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The two-day international conference with the theme Renewable Energy Trade Mission’ was organized by Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) with the aim to develop a business friendly environment for foreign investors in the alternative energy sector including solar, wind etc. The partner organization of the event was Middle East Solar Industry Associations (MESIA). The meeting pulled in the energetic cooperation from every single driving Pakistan endeavors and…Read More

Allelopathy – a natural alternative approach towards weed management

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article image ALLELOPATHY is a biological phenomenon in which an organism releases one or more bio-chemicals that influences the other organisms. These biochemicals are recognized as allelochemicals and can have positive or negative effects on the target organisms. At present, allelopathy has been considered to be the most important factor influencing the invasion and spread of exotic plants. The importance of allelopathy in natural agro-ecosystem has attracted researcher’s attention with the…Read More

Seminar on energy crisis and alternative power held

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Staff Report LHR: A seminar on energy crisis and alternative power’ was held at the regional office of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI). Khawaja Zarar Kaleem, Regional Chairman of Chamber said, "The industrial economy and production is most affected by energy crisis and 2% percent of our GDP shortfall is due to energy crisis. Shafqat Iqbal, CEO Be Green Solar System Pvt. Ltd said, "Fortunately, Pakistan is bestowed with intense radiation…Read More

Alternative energy can help Pakistans energy crises

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article image Staff Report ISD: To highlight the importance of alternative energy the Former Minister for Environment said that the use of alternative energy is compulsory to overcome the serious crisis of energy. He expressed his views while speaking as chief guest of the inauguration ceremony of the exhibition and fourth International Exhibition and Conference on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Pakistan (REAP) started at Pak China Friendship Centre. Hameed Ullah Jan praised the private sector…Read More

Alternative energy can save $8b

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STAFF REPORT LHR: As Pakistan is experiencing acute energy shortfall, there is a need to further explore more alternative energy sources so that dependence on thermal power generation is lessened gradually as it could save over $8 billion being spent annually on oil import bill in the power sector. "Saving $8 billion could help jack up Pakistan’s foreign reserves, as the country used fossil fuels to generate around 65 per cent of its electricity," said Tuwairqi Steel Mills…Read More