Tag: productivity

Physiological threat of reduction on cotton growth, quality, and productivity by weeds

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Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) is the most preferred natural fiber and contributes to a one-third of the total fiber traded on a global scale. Emerging weeds in cotton production zones and their management is a major crop production challenge across the world. Poor weed management in cotton can lead to a significant yield reduction, depending […]…Read More

Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Endangering Pakistan Future

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article image Climate study is very important as all life forms survive in this world due to favorable climatic conditions and any change in climate will affect all biological lives around the world by altering forests, crop yields and water supplies. Climate is the average measure of variation in meteorological variables in a particular region over long […]…Read More

Implementation of Hybrid Rice for productivity enhancement

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 “2017 Training Course on Hybrid Rice Technology in Pakistan” joint event was started in Pakistan and China to team up on awareness program for implementation of Hybrid Rice for productivity enhancement, profitability and extra surpluses for snowballing exports. Chinese researchers have developed rice seed. Accordingly, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and China yuan Longping High-tech […]…Read More

Innovative approaches to support Crop Productivity

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article image Innovative approaches are those approaches which renovate the agriculture and aid farming community to increase crop production in sustainable agriculture. These approaches include i.e. Biotechnology, Precision Agriculture, bio-production / Biological fortification, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), rice intensification systems (SRIs), organic farming, conservation agriculture, water Management Systems, natural resource management, urban and peri-urban agriculture, biofuels and […]…Read More

Farm Mechanisation can boost agricultural productivity

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article image STAFF REPORT MULTAN: Mechanised agriculture is the process of using agricultural machinery to automate the work of agriculture, greatly increasing farm worker productivity. The emphasize on Mechanised Farming’ was laid during a workshop conducted at Agriculture Mechanization Research Institute. The agricultural experts, researchers, industry professionals from public and private sector organizations participated in the workshop. Rana Ijaz Ahmad Noon, Parliamentary Secretary on…Read More

Farm Mechanisation can boost agricultural productivity

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article image STAFF REPORT MULTAN: Mechanised agriculture is the process of using agricultural machinery to automate the work of agriculture, greatly increasing farm worker productivity. The emphasize on Mechanized Farming’ was laid during a workshop conducted at Agriculture Mechanization Research Institute. The agricultural experts, researchers, industry professionals from public and private sector organizations participated in the workshop. Rana Ijaz Ahmad Noon, Parliamentary Secretary on…Read More

Farm investment to boost productivity, reduce poverty

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that greater attention and investment in agriculture will increase productivity, reduce poverty, improve balance of trade, generate employment, check rural migration and increase GDP growth in the country. "The government is committed to turn agriculture into a fully-viable economic industry. It believes in alleviating issues faced by small farmers and considers them as the backbone of the rural economy," said the president…Read More

Improving fertilizer use efficiency to reduce losses and enhance crop productivity

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article image Application of fertilizer in balanced amount is different from area to area and also according the crop. Through soil testing farmers can know how much and what kind of fertilizer to use for each crop. Fertilizer dose is further refined and is possible on the basis of type and variety of crop and available water and its quality, organic manures and crop residues. Soil tests indicate that most of the Pakistani soils have medium to low available phosphorus and potassium status 60 per cent…Read More

Improving fertilizer use efficiency to reduce losses and enhance crop productivity

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article image Part-I The Fertilizer Use Efficiency (FUE) is defined as the amount of grains (yield) produced per kilogram of fertilizer applied. The rate of growth of agriculture in its broad coverage of crop production is much below the national growth rate. If the economy of the country has to be improved through agriculture, it is necessary to strengthen its plans in such a way that better utilization of natural resources and use of balanced fertilizers and other inputs. We are well aware that…Read More

Efficient farming can boost productivity by 40pc

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Focusing efforts to improve food systems on a few specific regions, crops and actions could make it possible to both meet the basic needs of 3 billion more people and decrease agriculture’s environmental footprint, says a report compiled by researchers at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment. According to the research report, there are three means of improving global food security and the environment including production of more food on…Read More