Tag: Threat

Theileriosis Disease: economic threat to Livestock Industry and Its Control Strategies

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article image Theileriases is tick born Protozoan parasitic disease in livestock population caused by Theileria parva (East cost fever) and Theileria annulata (Tropical or Mediterranean). Tick born diseases causes huge economical losses in dairy industry in tropical and subtropical areas where 80 % of total cattle population. Tick transmitted Theileriasis commonly known as East cost fever that […]…Read More

ZIKA VIRUS: AN EMERGING THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SCENARIO

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article image A new emerging mosquito borne virus (Flaviviridae), first segregated in 1947 from a Rhesus monkey present in Zika forest of East African country Uganda, is the Zika virus. Its transmission is mainly by the bite of Aedes mosquitoes. In sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, there were occasional cases after first Zika virus emergence. The outbreaks […]…Read More

Global warming serious future threat

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Global warming is a sign of threat for the earth and its inhabitants. Concern about global warming has increased and many believe that the phenomenon will eventually pose a serious threat to people and their way of life. A gradual increase in the average temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere and its oceans is known as […]…Read More

RICKETTSIOSIS: A NEGLECTED ONE HEALTH THREAT

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Pakistan is the 4th largest milk producing country of the world. Total annual milk production of Pakistan is 34 million tons. A big portion (58%) of this production is obtained from buffaloes. So, the livestock is considered as an asset for the people of Pakistan. Healthy livestock means more production, prosperous farmers and ultimately progressing […]…Read More

Poor Quality of Drinking water, an alarming threat: Present Challenges and Future Perspectives

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Water, water, water, this is the most horrible cry of the present era. Day by day increase in environmental temperature has rung the ever day increasing demand for drinking water. However, our so called modernization such as urbanization, sky touching industries and the most important, rapid population growth has consigned gigantic stress on fresh water […]…Read More

Pollinators decline; a threat to world food supply

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article image Pollination is a natural ecological process that benefits mankind and is mainly done by insect population. Insects pollinate crops, assist the process of food production and significantly increase the yield of certain crops. Pollination is the transfer of pollen from the male parts of a flower to the female parts of a flower of the same species, which results in fertilization of plant ovaries and the production of seeds. Pollinators visit flowers in their…Read More

Alarming threat in Orchards-Over-irrigation

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article image Significance of water in crop production and photosynthesis: Water plays a vital role in crop production and photosynthesis. Photosynthesis helps in creating enzymes, proteins, vitamins, hormones and amino acids that supports tree growth and fruit production, additionally oils and sugars in the fruit. Water serves as an incredible source in supplying salts and minerals to the roots and leaves. On the other hand, water utilized for leaching helps…Read More

Environmental depletion a common threat to Central Asian states

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Prof Dr Manzoor Hussain Soomro, President ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) stressed the need to bridge the gap of collaboration in science and technology within ECO member countries. He urged this while addressing the 6th ECO Working Group Meeting on Environment. "Environmental degradation, water and air pollution, deforestation and desertification, ozone layer depletion, land degradation, and threatened biodiversity have caused in climate change and ecological…Read More