Tag: control

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

Pest control labs can fight insect-borne diseases

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International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has opened nuclear pest control labs to fight disease spreading insect and pests and damage crop. Sterile Insect Technique (SIT), a nuclear technique of insect birth control using radiation to sterilize male insects, nurtured in bulky numbers and released in a target area for mating with wild females. This SIT […]…Read More

Control of Food-Borne Parasites for Improved Food Safety and Security

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As livestock is a major source of food production, growth of food animals is hampered by diseases and ultimately livestock sector is disturbed. This is particularly important because livestock sector has many roles like income generation for small handlers, source of food, energy production in the form of biogas and dung, utilization of marginal lands, […]…Read More

PSQCA to report Senate about food items quality control

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Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology briefed about the standards developed for the packaged milk, tea whitener and powdered milk in meeting. The meeting strictly directed the Pakistan Standard Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) to prepare parameters and quality control standards for package milk, tea whiteners, and powder milk and report the committee. DG PSQCA […]…Read More

Common Ectoparasites of the Camels in Pakistan and their Control

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article image Agriculture Department plays a vital role in the economy of Pakistan as the backbone. The share of Agriculture in the GDP of Pakistan is 11.6-14.6%. In total areas of Pakistan, livestock is 58.8%. In relation to previous years, the percentage and proportionality of livestock is found more this time, which is playing a chief role […]…Read More

PTA and FAB take back their control from ministries

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) after taking their control back from the Cabinet Division without the permission of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) is counterproductive to the vital security interests of the state and is an anomaly. These views expressed by sources are although other three regulatory bodies whose complete […]…Read More

Alternanthera species interference and control studies in Oryza sativa L.

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Rice is an important staple food and cash crop of Pakistan and it is the second staple food after wheat. It contributes 0.6% to the gross domestic product and adds 3.1% to the value of the national agricultural product. It is grown over an area of 2748 thousand hectares with an annual production of 6811 […]…Read More

Control weeds and protect your garden during harsh summer by mulching

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article image There are many reasons to use mulch in your garden. Mulch keeps weeds down, improves soil structure and makes your garden more attractive. Another big plus for using mulch is that it prevents water loss by evaporation and conserves the amount of water you will have to use in the summer and reduce water consumption in summer. Mulch also reduces the temperature in root zone by covering the soil that prevents direct sun light to soil surface. Therefore it has…Read More

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, symptoms and control

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article image Introduction Now-a- days many of cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) are being reported in different cities of Pakistan. Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is primarily an animal disease; however, sporadic cases and outbreaks of CCHF have also been reported in humans. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is caused by Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV). This virus is a member of the genus Nairovirus in the family Bunyaviridae…Read More

Seminar on control of transboundary animal diseases held

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article image RAWALPINDI: Speakers at a seminar stressed on the dire need to eradicate transboundary animal diseases prevailing in the country by devising and opting effective measures and creating awareness among the stakeholders. The seminar on Control of transboundary animal diseases in Pakistan’ was jointly organized by Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (FVandamp;AS) in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United…Read More