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Clonal propagation of guava through cuttings

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article image Guava is known as an apple of the tropics and is also famous as poor’s man apple. Guavas are native to South America, Mexico and other parts of North America. This fruit is cultivated in tropical and subtropical climate all over the world (Africa, the Caribbean and parts of Asia, Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia and Spain). Pakistan is the second largest producer of guava after India. Other largest guava producing countries are Mexico, Brazil, Thailand, Indonesia, Cuba and Cambodia. Its…Read More

PSF gives aid to 10 schools for science propagation

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) has granted financial assistance to 10 schools and Science and Technology (S and T) organisation for their science propagation activities in the last two months.PSF assists the universities and research institutions by providing them Institutional Support Grants for the purchase of lab equipment, chemicals, literature etc. to strengthen the research capabilities of these institutions."We also arrange science caravans or mobile science…Read More