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Soybean cultivation must be enhanced using innovative technologies: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The soybean cultivation can boost the local edible oil industry because importing 456 million dollar Soybean oil causes a huge load on national exchequer. Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) must adapt innovative technologies in order to enhance soybean cultivation in the country. This was stressed in a seminar held at PARC in the presence of various scientists and media persons. Dr Azeem Khan, Director General, National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC…Read More

Soybean cultivation must be enhanced using innovative technologies, Dr Azeem

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The soybean cultivation can boost the local edible oil industry because importing 456 million dollar Soybean oil causes a huge load on national exchequer. Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) must adapt innovative technologies in order to enhance soybean cultivation in the country. This was stressed in a seminar held at PARC in the presence of various scientists and media persons. Dr Azeem Khan, Director General, National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC)…Read More

PARC patrons soybean cultivation promotion

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article image Staff Report ISB: A meeting was held in Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) aiming at promotion of soybean crop and highlighting its advantages. It was decided that soybean crop will be cultivated on 1000 acres of area during current season for seed multiplication at National Agricultural Research Center (NARC) and farmers’ fields through contract farming in Sargodha, Chakwal, Attock and Northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the collaboration of other national partners. The…Read More

PARC patrons soybean cultivation promotion

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article image Staff Report ISB: A meeting was held in Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) aiming at promotion of soybean crop and highlighting its advantages. It was decided that soybean crop will be cultivated on 1000 acres of area during current season for seed multiplication at National Agricultural Research Center (NARC) and farmers’ fields through contract farming in Sargodha, Chakwal, Attock and Northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the collaboration of other national partners. The meeting…Read More

Anti-cancer affectivity of Soybean

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article image SOYBEAN IS one of the most important sources of protein and oil in the world. Soybean seeds contain 20% high quality oil and 36% protein on dry weight basis. Dry mature raw soybean typically contains 30% lipids and 9.3% dietary fibre. According to USDA, proteins and lipids combined make up is more than 60% of soybean on dry weight basis. Usually animal’s proteins have those essential amino acids which are required by human body but the interesting fact is that soybean protein has eight…Read More

Soybean production constraints & possible solutions

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FOOD SECURITY is a global issue these days and has led the scientists to ensure high yields of all crops. Soybean is an important oil seed crop worldwide. It serves both for oil source for human consumption and is used for animal feed production. The vulnerable climate is posing threats to the crops. In this every increasing population, we may face shortages of foods in some areas of the world. We don’t want to suffer food shortages worldwide. Natural disasters and pests are the major…Read More

Soybean, the miracle bean

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article image Soybean (Glycine max L.) is one of the most important oilseeds crop in the world. It is also known with various other names like miracle bean’, wonder bean’, golden bean’, king of bean’ and people say that it is a golden gift of nature to humanity in terms of health benefits. The soybean seeds contain 25 per cent oil and 45 per cent good quality protein and 35 per cent carbohydrates. Recently, it has been observed that soybean became an important world commodity. It is easy…Read More