Sugarcane Research Institute and Development board organized a long-day workshop on ‘Sugarcane Production’ at Ayyub Agriculture Research Institute (AARI).
As, sugarcane is the important cash crop of Pakistan. Considering this, the ultimate aim of AARI workshop is to facilitate the farmers and to opt the sugarcane modern production technologies.
Director Bio-technology Dr Zafar Iqbal Qureshi was the chief guest, while Dr Shahid Afghan, Dr Naeem Ahmed, Dost Muhammad Baloch President Pakistan Society of Sugarcane Technology were among the honored speakers.
While addressing, Dr Zafar said that sugarcane per acre production could be enhance by proper use of fertilizers and applying modern agriculture technology.
Dr Shahid Afghan said that sugarcane department was working on right utilization of agriculture inputs besides making experiments for increasing per acre production in limited resources.
Dr Naeem Ahmed said the objective of holding workshop was to introduce the farmers with proper utilization of fertilizer, seed ratio, and eradication of weeds from fields etc.
Dost Muhammad Baloch said that per acre sugar cane production could be brought if our farmers follow the recommendations of agriculture department for cultivation of crop.
Pakistan stands on fifth number in world community in respect of sugarcane cultivation and on sixth number in respect of sugar production and help drive the export economy of Pakistan to a significant level.