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VEC recommends 14 new rice hybrids

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on Rice of the Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has recommended 14 new rice hybrids to the National Seed Council for their commercial cultivation in the country. According to details, some of the recommended hybrids have yielded up to 106 maunds per acre. PARC Chairman Dr Nadeem Amjad said that with the addition of new recommended hybrids in the national system of the country there would be a significant…Read More

PARC recommends 8 new maize varieties

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article image Staff Report ISB: The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has recommended as many as 8 high yielding maize varieties for cultivation in several environmental conditions. A total of 11 new varieties were presented before Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) which was chaired by Dr. Shahid Masood, Member Plant Sciences Division, PARC. The evaluation committee examined the varieties and approved 8 varieties which will be forwarded to seed council for final approval. The approved…Read More

PARC recommends 8 new maize varieties

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article image Staff Report ISB: The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has recommended as many as 8 high yielding maize varieties for cultivation in several environmental conditions. A total of 11 new varieties were presented before Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) which was chaired by Dr. Shahid Masood, Member Plant Sciences Division, PARC. The evaluation committee examined the varieties and approved 8 varieties which will be forwarded to seed council for final approval. The approved…Read More

PEC recommends NPDES to raltionalise water usages

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Engineering Congress (PEC) has recommended the government to set up National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) in order to solve the issue of contamination of drinking water as presently only 25.61 per cent of the total population in the country has access to safe drinking water due to shortage or contamination of water resources.It also suggested the introduction of 100 per cent metering to ensure water supply to urban areas, to boost the revenues and…Read More