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Use every drop of available water as far as possible-History and Future of Indus Basin: Speakers

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C2 LUMS: "Pakistan and India to protect the water, a lifeline to culture, economy, and technology of both the countries", expressed by the speakers of a symposium on history and future of Indus Basin. The symposium was organised by Center for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT) operated from Syed Baber Ali School of Science and Engineering, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in collaboration with Khwarizmi Science Society (KSS). Speakers said: "Historically…Read More

Use of adjuvants with herbicides to minimize environmental risk

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NOW A day environmental protection is one of the main prospective of scientist’s research. Different human activities are cause of polluted environment in which "chemicals use" is most important. In agriculture sector chemicals are being used on large scale than any other sector in the form of fertilizer, herbicides, insecticides and pesticides. Every year million tons of chemicals are used to increase the productivity of crops for meeting the requirement of increasing population…Read More

Use of adjuvants with herbicides to minimize environmental risk

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article image Now a day environmental protection is one of the main prospective of scientist’s research. Different human activities are cause of polluted environment in which "chemicals use" is most important. In agriculture sector chemicals are being used on large scale than any other sector in the form of fertilizer, herbicides, insecticides and pesticides. Every year million tons of chemicals are used to increase the productivity of crops for meeting the requirement of increasing population…Read More

Use of cochineal beetles and honey bee in cosmetics

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article image COCHINEAL BEETLES Cochineal Beetles (Dactylopius Coccus) are the important insect which have many importance and present in different areas of the world. The cactus plants are the food of these insects. These insects are oval shaped, flat, soft bodied insects. They present in Mexico and South America. These Insects are feeding on the plant, moisture and nutrients and living on cacti. Female cochineal beetles eat the red cactus berries, so when the beetles…Read More

Uber inks MoU with PITB to promote tech use

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Uber, the global taxi-dispatch service app, has signed an MoU with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) in a bid to promote the effective use of technology in Lahore. The MoU is aimed at developing technology that would bring additional safety and convenience for residents in Lahore along with economic opportunities for individuals and small and medium enterprises. "Uber delivers high quality service throughout the world and the PIBT is proud to…Read More

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Environment-damaging polythene bags still in use

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Despite ban on polythene bags, their use and production continues and goes unchecked in the federal capital. "The stall holders at Sunday bazar’s use black polythene bags without any hesitation," said Shahid Akram a resident of G-9. "Under Capital Development Authority (CDA)’s nose, the stall holders of fruit and vegetable at the same time cheat the buyers by selling sub-standard food items," a shopper Farzana Ahmed said." "…Read More

Use of bio-tech stressed for cotton breeding

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STAFF REPORT MULTAN: Agriculture scientists can improve cotton yield through the use of bio-technology in breeding programmes of cotton, said Dr Aslam Bhutti, Regulatory Scientist BASF America. Addressing a seminar on "Genetics Changes in Cotton and Needs of 21th Century" organized by Evyol and Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) jointly, here, he said that Pakistan could be brought in the list of top cotton producing countries by working on breeding programme. Bio-…Read More

Use of bio-tech stressed for cotton breeding

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article image STAFF REPORT MULTAN: Agriculture scientists can improve cotton yield through the use of bio-technology in breeding programmes of cotton, said Dr Aslam Bhutti, Regulatory Scientist BASF America. Addressing a seminar on "Genetics Changes in Cotton and Needs of 21th Century" organized by Evyol and Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) jointly, here, he said that Pakistan could be brought in the list of top cotton producing countries by working on breeding programme. Bio-…Read More

Use of waste water in vegetable production

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Pakistan is an agriculture country where majority of population is directly and indirectly associated with farming. Vegetables are the an important part of agriculture. WHO recommend a minimum of 200g vegetables consumption per day for a healthy person to fulfil the daily demand framers usually prefer to grow vegetables in peri-urban areas because of easy market access. Like other developing countries waste water is used for irrigation purpose in many peri-urban regions in Pakistan where…Read More

Use of Biofertilizers is a step towards sustainability

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article image FERTILIZERS AND pesticides are two principle agricultural inputs. Fertilizers are the food while pesticides act as medicine for the crops. After intensive and prolonged cultivation, agricultural lands becomes poor in fertility and need to be supplemented heavily with agrochemicals to fulfill the deficiency of nutrients resulted due to this conventional intensive agricultural system. No doubt, the chemical fertilizers increase the productivity but they are no more cost effective.…Read More