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Yawning need for rainwater harvesting

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Water shortage - both portable and irrigation - in Pakistan is getting critical with every passing day mainly due to the negative impacts of climate change and subsequent rise in whether temperature. Water flows in rivers are constantly on the decline while storage capacity of water reservoirs is shrinking leaving less water availability for irrigation human usage. If this situation persists in the country, which heavily depends on agriculture sector for survival, would face food security…Read More

Rainwater harvesting need to be popularized

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MANY AREAS in Pakistan are currently facing acute water shortage. Groundwater withdrawal is exceeding while recharge water table in major cities is decreasing. Population increase is another major reason for increased water demand. In the wake of continuing water scarcity in Pakistan, there is a high demand for communities to conserve water and search for alternative solutions for water shortage. Water conservation not only saves water but also reduces energy use and capital/operational cost…Read More

NARC opens wheat harvesting exercise

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) wheat field farm area is a role model for farmers of Pakistan. Trained manpower and latest technology play an important role to enhance productivity of agriculture sector. The incumbent government gives high priority to agriculture sector for food security in the country. This was stated by Seerat Asghar, Federal Secretary for National Food Security and Research, on the occasion of inauguration of wheat harvesting at here…Read More

Remarkable Medicinal property of Onion: A glimpse in Onion cultivation, harvesting and its role in Pharmaceutical industries

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article image In the current situation, herbal remedies have enlarged universal reputation by mutually the rapeutic and commercial consequences. Allium cepa, commonly known as Onion and locally as Piyaz, Ghanda in Pakistan is an important medicinal plant whose various parts are used to cure different health problems. Onion Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Plantae Order: Asparagales Family: Amaryllidaceae Genus: Allium Species: Allium cepa Production Technology: Onions can be…Read More

Piezo electric harvesting

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RENEWABLE energy resources like biogas, solar energy and wind energy are gaining popularity in Pakistan. A standalone small biogas or solar energy system will be sufficient to fulfill the needs of a single house and if such system is systematically installed and connected in a cascade manner than a community or group of communities e.g. tehsil/town can take benefit from it. Extrapolating such energy system will result in national level implementation in other words we can say that the…Read More

Piezo electric harvesting

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RENEWABLE energy resources like biogas, solar energy and wind energy are gaining popularity in Pakistan. A standalone small biogas or solar energy system will be sufficient to fulfill the needs of a single house and if such system is systematically installed and connected in a cascade manner than a community or group of communities e.g. tehsil/town can take benefit from it. Extrapolating such energy system will result in national level implementation in other words we can say that the…Read More

Rainwater harvesting a potential remedy

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article image Rain water harvesting is the way through which collection and storage of rain water that runs off from rooftop, parks, roads, open ground etc. This runoff water can be either stored or recharged into the groundwater table. The scarcity of water is increasing year by year in Pakistan. In past due to passing the Ravi River, the natural phenomenon at most of area of Punjab’s water ground table recharging occurred. But now due to our negligence, ill government policies and…Read More

Rain water harvesting can mitigate water scarcity in Pakistan

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article image WATER IS a valuable gift from God which has been given prime importance in the Holy Quran. It is one of the three important things that every human is blessed with freely: grasses providing pasture for cattle, water, and fire without which existence of life on earth is impossible. In the Quran Allah says: "We sent down water from the sky in measure and lodged it in the ground. And we certainly are able to withdraw it. Therewith for you we gave rise to gardens of palm-trees and vineyards…Read More