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Trending towards direct seeding rice

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Transplanting method of rice is very popular and widely adopted in lowland irrigated areas. This method is practiced for so many years. Transplanting method is time consuming because it involves the preparation of a seedling by sowing nursery in the prepared field. Direct seeding is increasingly practiced then the traditional method. This novel technology has […]…Read More

Implementation of Hybrid Rice for productivity enhancement

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 “2017 Training Course on Hybrid Rice Technology in Pakistan” joint event was started in Pakistan and China to team up on awareness program for implementation of Hybrid Rice for productivity enhancement, profitability and extra surpluses for snowballing exports. Chinese researchers have developed rice seed. Accordingly, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and China yuan Longping High-tech […]…Read More

Travelling rice seminar visits over 100 farm fields

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Over 100 rice farm field has been visited by traveling rice seminar across Pakistan, along with few outlets of different seed producing companies. PARC and Chines Yuan Longping High-tech Agriculture Company designed the traveling seminar to travel in all the four ecological zones, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh, and Balochistan. The activity was a month-long having […]…Read More

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

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

Pakistan, China collaborated for new variety of rice

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A delegation of Chinese officials and Pakistani scientists discussed the development of production of a new variety of rice at the University of Karachi (UoK) at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS). Prof Dr. Cheng Shihua, Director General China National Rice Research Institute (CNRRI) of Hangzhou – China with 6-member in a […]…Read More