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Hybrid rice scientists from China arrives to train 30 local scientists

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A group of Chinese agriculture experts, comprising 12 hybrid rice scientists, arrived to train local scientist and farmers on hybrid rice cultivation technologies to improve per acre crop productivity. About 30 Pakistani agriculture scientists, selected from all the four provinces will be trained by Chinese scientists and provincial field extension departments on hybrid rice cultivation. […]…Read More

Say hello to the Zar Motors Z5 hybrid rickshaws

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Electricity solely powers the new Chinese-made transport, setting it apart from its clunky gasoline-powered predecessors. Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa agrees that electric cars are the future, and said goodbye to smoke-burping, ear-blasting motorcycle rickshaws and say hello to the Zar Motors Z5. Electricity solely powers the new Chinese-made transport. Seven hours plugged into a standard […]…Read More

Hybrid rice research center inaugurated at ICCBS, UOK

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Professor Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan, the vice chancellor of the University of Karachi inaugurated Sino-Pakistan Hybrid Rice Research Centre (SPHRRC) at the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), KU. The center was set up with an investment of Rs150 million. The research center is installed with innovative research facilities such as NMR spectroscopes, […]…Read More

PSC introduces cheaper maize hybrid seed

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Punjab Seed Corporation (PSC) has launched the maize hybrid seed (YH-1898) evolved by the corporation’s breeders in collaboration with researchers of Maize and Millet Research Institute Sahiwal. Minister for Agriculture Dr Farrukh was the chief guest at the launching ceremony, who appreciated the efforts by the PSC for developing maize hybrid seed. He said it is a great achievement, which would not only gear up the growth of agriculture sector, but would also be…Read More

MDT, FAST to create a hybrid pool of resources

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Media Development Trust and FAST - National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, have signed an MoU to develop initiatives for development, empowerment and mainstreaming research in Pakistan. The MoU was signed at the School of Management at FAST. Adil Amin Kazi, Head of Department, School of Management, FAST, and Amir Jahangir President Media Development Trust signed the document. On this occasion President Media Development Trust (MDT) and CEO Mishal…Read More

PARC develops canola hybrid seed

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has developed Canola Hybrid with good potential yield and produced hybrid seed on pilot scale. The PARC marketed 30 tons of canola hybrid seed during the last two years. During the current Rabi season PARC planted Canola Hybrid Seed Production on 70 acres to promote the availability of hybrid seed to small farmers at low prices. This was stated by Dr Muhammad Azeem Khan, Director General, National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC…Read More

PARC successfully develops canola hybrid

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has successfully developed Canola Hybrid with good yield potential and produced hybrid seed on pilot scale. The Council marketed 30 tons Canola Hybrid Seed during the last two years. During current Rabi season, it planted canola hybrid seed production on 70 acres at National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) to promote the availability of hybrid seed to small farmers at low prices. "Pakistan is deficient to meet…Read More

Hybrid seeds usage can boost farm production

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STAFF REPORT FSD:Pakistani farmers can recover the declining productivity, estimated at 50 per cent of total production, with the help of large-scale planting of hybrid seeds and modern farming techniques and equipment. According to leading agriculture experts, conventional farming cannot change financial conditions of the farmers as it is possible only through adoption of modern techniques. Currently, growers are getting approximately 50 per cent less per acre yield when compared…Read More