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Economic impact of sugarcane breeding contributes PKR 38 billion to farmers

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article image “During 2016-17, economic impact of sugarcane breeding research of Ayub Agricultural Research Institute (AARI), Faisalabad was estimated at Rupees 38 billion. Economic benefits averaged Rs. 16 billion per year during the whole study period since 2000-01 to 2016-17.” This was stated by Dr Abid Mahmood, Director General (Research), Ayub Agricultural Research Institute (AARI), Faisalabad on […]…Read More

Impact network launched to address developmental challenges

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PR:  A unique collaboration between Incubation Centers, Social Entrepreneurship Support Organizations, Universities, Public Sector, Donors and Investors, called the Impact Network was launched in Islamabad. The Impact Network will focus on stimulating, supporting and scaling critical social innovations. This national program is funded by the PEP Foundation (a non-profit working in Pakistan since 1994 to promote […]…Read More

For reducing climate change impact ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ campaign launched

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The “Clean and Green Pakistan Campaign” for decreasing climate change in Pakistan have been launched by 400 students from 19 universities of Pakistan including Multan, Layyah, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, DI Khan and Peshawar and youth from district Layyah. The announcement was made in a Youth Peace Conference held in Government College University Lahore, by a youth […]…Read More

Digital Love: The Impact of Technology on Personal Life

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The Internet and smartphones are one of the constant sources of anxiety and tension in many pairs, analysts from the independent research center Pew Research say. Every fourth of the interviewed users living with a partner or spouse complained that its partner is distracted on its phone when they spend time together, and 8% quarreled […]…Read More

‘Impact of Nano-Science on Energy Technology’ conference

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Nanoscience has already affected lives with innovations such as stain-resistant fabrics stimulated by nanoscale features on lotus plants and computer hard drives, store information on magnetic strips only 20 nanometers thick. Scientists and engineers from several disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, and materials science use nanoscience principles for advanced applications in energy, medicine, information storage, and […]…Read More

Impact of fertilizer use on environment

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Fertilizers are considered beneficial for plants. We should know about the impact of fertilizer on the environment. This concern refers both to the use of synthetic and organic sources of nutrients, four important issues related to fertilizer have to be highlighted. Fertilizers are also called as an agrochemical. Agrochemical is a broad term which includes […]…Read More

Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

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The Pacific-based El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO), an approximately semi-decadal cycle, influences much of the world’s regional weather patterns. Climate change is increasing the frequency and/or amplitude of El Niño. It defined well how climatic extremes events can effect on human health. The two important categories of climatic extremes are first is simple extremes of […]…Read More

Impact of mulching on soil health and plant growth

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article image THE ENGLISH word mulch has been used since the 17th century, is probably derived from the German vernacular "Molsch" meaning soft or beginning to decay. Mulch is a material applied to the soil surface to prevent loss of water by evaporation, to suppress weeds, to reduce temperature fluctuations or to promote productivity. It is one of the important agronomic practices for conserving soil moisture and modifying the soil health. Nature produces large quantities of mulch all the time…Read More