Tag: Alternative

Castor bean (Ricinus Communis): A potential alternative to synthetic insecticides for the eco-friendly management of insect pests stored commodities

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article image Habib-ur-Rehman1, Mansoor-ul-Hasan2, Saima Mirza1, Qurban Ali3, Najaf awais2 Storage is a vital part of farm produce in order to ensure the unceasing supply of food throughout the year. Since storage times, stored commodities have been vulnerable to attack by various insects and resulting in qualitative as well as quantitative losses in stored foodstuffs(Hasan et al., 2006). […]…Read More

Entrepreneurship: an alternative profession for PhD graduates

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article image Knowledge economy is an asset of nations. Potentially, PhD graduates can drive economic change in a society through commercialization of their benchtop research. Shrinkage of job market and subsequent unemployment for PhD graduates exhibits an unhealthy social impact in Pakistan. Sad but true. Academia in Pakistan must revise the class room training pattern. PhD graduates […]…Read More

Pakistan current energy mix and alternative energy resources

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Self-sufficiency in energy is the assurance to excel any country economy. According to latest research, oil and gas reserves will be exhausted into the second half of this century. For that reason, to attain self-sufficiency, alternative energy resources are being explored around the globe. There are about 929 billion tons of coal reserves whose 40% […]…Read More

Pakistan current energy mix and alternative energy resources

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Self-sufficiency in energy is the assurance to excel any country economy. According to latest research, oil and gas reserves will be exhausted into the second half of this century. For that reason, to attain self-sufficiency, alternative energy resources are being explored around the globe. There are about 929 billion tons of coal reserves whose 40% […]…Read More

Emerging anthelmintic resistance and medicinal plants as an alternative to combat resistance

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article image The worms are adversely affecting the efficiency of animals causing a huge financial loss to their owners. In our country the areas where animals are mostly fed on grazing, animals are at risk of heavy worm infestation. Generally, there are two types of parasites which can cause harm to the animals Ectoparasites and endoparasites. Ectoparasites are those which attack on the skin of the animal and damage the skin and transmit various pathogens through their bite. Ectoparasites include…Read More

Medicinal plants – an alternative to combat gastrointestinal parasitism

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article image IMPORTANCE OF LIVESTOCK SECTOR There are multiple factors which play their role in establishing the economy of any country. Among these factors, Livestock have vital role in economic strength of any country by producing, milk, meat, wool, hide, farm yard manure and many other animal by-products. There are 1750.5 million heads of cattle and buffaloes, 2439.2 million heads of sheep and goats, 27.4 million heads of camel and 21554.8 million heads of chickens are found worldwide which…Read More

Gel Electrophoresis and alternative tracking dye

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article image GEL ELECTROPHORESIS is the general and most used method, for the separations, identification and analysis of nucleic acids and proteins. This is also use for determining different fragments of DNA and their weight. Biomolecules always have a positive or negative ion associated with them. When these molecules are placed in an electric field, they move towards the opposite electrode of their net charge. This happens due to electrostatic interactions. The movements of molecules in the…Read More

Medicinal plants as an alternative to combat gastrointestinal parasitism

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article image THERE ARE multiple factors which play their role in establishing the economy of any country. Among these factors, Livestock has vital role in the economic strength of any country by producing, milk, meat, wool, hide, farm yard manure and many other animal by-products. There are 1750.5 million heads of cattle and buffaloes, 2439.2 million heads of sheep and goats, 27.4 million heads of camel and 21554.8 million heads of chickens are found worldwide which are producing milk 770.8 million…Read More

Alternative energy is the way forward for sustainable energy infrastructure: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The two-day international conference with the theme Renewable Energy Trade Mission’ was organized by Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) with the aim to develop a business-friendly environment for foreign investors in the alternative energy sector including solar, the wind etc. The partner organization of the event was Middle East Solar Industry Associations (MESIA). The meeting pulled in the energetic cooperation from every single driving Pakistan…Read More

Alternative energy is the way forward for sustainable energy infrastructure: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The two-day international conference with the theme Renewable Energy Trade Mission’ was organized by Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) with the aim to develop a business friendly environment for foreign investors in the alternative energy sector including solar, wind etc. The partner organization of the event was Middle East Solar Industry Associations (MESIA). The meeting pulled in the energetic cooperation from every single driving Pakistan endeavors and…Read More