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Effects of deficit water on yield and quality of cotton

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article image Cotton is a major fiber crop grown in Pakistan. It is mainly grown in Sindh and Punjab provinces where the temperature is high in most of the areas. Cotton is multipurpose crop; and the fiber is the most important product regarding utilization. It is also a big source of many by-products e.g. cotton seed oil contributes about 82 per cent to the total oil production in Pakistan. Cottonseed cake is nutritious feed for milch animals. In cotton seed 20 per cent oil and 25 per cent protein is…Read More

3G licences sale to bridge fiscal deficit: SBP

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has said that without the sale of 3G licences (around Rs 150 billion) the government won’t be able in a position to contain fiscal deficit."The budget deficit for the first quarter of 2011-12 was 1.2 per cent of GDP, compared with 1.5 per cent during the same quarter last year," the central bank revealed in its quarterly report.It said that this reduction in the budget deficit was caused primarily by 29.7 per cent growth in FBR revenues,…Read More