STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Agricultural Research Councils maize variety evaluation committee has ratified nine maize hybrid varieties. The VEC on rice was held under Member Crops Sciences Division Chairman Dr Shahid Masood. It joins six yellow and three white crossbreeds, one white open-pollinated variety of maize and two SS hybrids (as grub). Four recommended varieties fit in with multinational and four to the national seed associations. PARC Chairman Dr Nadeem Amjad recognized the efforts of the scientists and diverse accomplices for showing new maize collections. He said, “I expect that the presentation of new maize verities would convey promising item yield and help agriculturists with raising their compensation to upgrade their occupation and finally accept their parts in building of general economy of the country”.