Tag: approaches

Applications of genomics approaches to agriculture

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article image Agriculture is the primary means of meeting the nutritional needs of the world’s population. The projected growth in population from the current 6 billion to 9–10 billion within 50 years will put enormous strains on the world’s food supply. At present, approximately 800 million people are malnourished. In the past, improvements in agriculture through the […]…Read More

Innovative approaches to support Crop Productivity

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article image Innovative approaches are those approaches which renovate the agriculture and aid farming community to increase crop production in sustainable agriculture. These approaches include i.e. Biotechnology, Precision Agriculture, bio-production / Biological fortification, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), rice intensification systems (SRIs), organic farming, conservation agriculture, water Management Systems, natural resource management, urban and peri-urban agriculture, biofuels and […]…Read More

Launching innovative, hands-on approaches to teaching STEAM

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ISLAMABAD: Motivated by the need to radicalize the way students learn science and technology in Pakistan, a truly instructive summer camp concluded at Annie’s Early Learning Center and Friends’ Preschool and Activity Center with a Makers Day,’ where an array of science products that the campers had made during their month-long involvement, were exhibited for parents, students and their instructors to take pride in. An initiative of…Read More

Modern approaches for controlling fascioliasis

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article image Fascioliasis is an important disease of livestock from production and economic point of view. Domestic and wild animals are particularly infected; whereas, humans are also occasionally infected with this disease. It is directly associated with the abundance of snail population which acts as intermediate host. The disease is caused by members of genus Fasciola; commonly known as liver fluke. The two important species, Fasciola (F.) hepatica and F. gigantica are etiological agents of…Read More

Modern approaches for controlling fascioliasis

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article image Fascioliasis is an important disease of livestock from production and economic point of view. Domestic and wild animals are particularly infected; whereas, humans are also occasionally infected with this disease. It is directly associated with the abundance of snail population which acts as intermediate host. The disease is caused by members of genus Fasciola; commonly known as liver fluke. The two important species, Fasciola (F.) hepatica and F. gigantica are etiological agents of…Read More