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Alleviating heavy metal stress with the use of biochar application

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article image Pakistan’s economy is highly dependent on its agriculture sector. Due to devastated impacts of changing climate, the hydrological cycles have been disturbed which has resulted in acute shortage of surface fresh water across the globe and Pakistan is among the top targeted area. The underground water reservoirs have also been turned useless due to brackishness, […]…Read More

Morpho-physiological Variations in Wheat Genotypes under the Water Stress Conditions

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Wheat is the main crop in most countries and forms 15 to 18% of food consumption, which used for many purposes such as bread, different pastries, starch, and protein. Drought stress is still in the production of major limitation of crops. Morphological and physiological identification of drought resistance is of highly importance in the improvement […]…Read More

Enhancement of Growth, Production and Qualities of Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea) under Abiotic Stress by Proline

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article image “Cauliflower” is much popular vegetable throughout the world. In Urdu it is called “Phool Ghobi”. The mean of word “Cauli” is soft and the mean of word “flower” is blossom. In other nations its name is Ghobi, Kohlrabi and Cabbage. It is the member of family Brassicaceae. In Pakistan this is known as Phool Ghobi. […]…Read More

Experts stress protection of natural resources

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: With a mission to promote awareness among people about earth’s natural environment, biodiversity and ecosystem, the International Earth Day was observed. Under the theme of "Trees for Earth", the day signified the importance of trees in our surroundings as well as broadening the horizons towards planting trees. Due to increasing environmental awareness and education, positive role of the media and decision makers, the annual deforestation rate in…Read More

Experts stress protection of natural resources

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: With a mission to promote awareness among people about earth’s natural environment, biodiversity and ecosystem, the International Earth Day was observed. Under the theme of "Trees for Earth", the day signified the importance of trees in our surroundings as well as broadening the horizons towards planting trees. Due to increasing environmental awareness and education, positive role of the media and decision makers, the annual…Read More

Effect of salt stress on mungbean

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article image Mung bean (Vignaradiata L.) belongs to family Papilionaceae. It is an important pulse crop in South and Southeast Asia and is widely used due to its nutritional value. It is used in various forms such as cooked foods, mixed with different vegetables and meat as well as different types of cakes and noodles is also formed by using mung bean. In Pakistan, mung bean is grown on an area of 218,000 ha with annual production of 138.46 thousand tons. Mung bean has a high nutritional value. There…Read More

Experts stress to hike renewable energy sector of Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The launch of a renewable energy corporate entity Solar Sigma Limited’ was witnessed in an exclusive ceremony locally held. The company specializes in solar based project management solutions. The speakers on the inaugural ceremony were from diverse backgrounds including experts of renewable energy solutions, solar, wind etc. The participants included renowned resource persons and dignitaries. Nisar Latif, Chief Executive Officer, Solar Sigma Limited…Read More

Experts stress to hike renewable energy sector of Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The launch of a renewable energy corporate entity Solar Sigma Limited’ was witnessed in an exclusive ceremony locally held. The company specializes in solar based project management solutions. The speakers on the inaugural ceremony were from diverse backgrounds including experts of renewable energy solutions, solar, wind etc. The participants included renowned resource persons and dignitaries. Nisar Latif, Chief Executive Officer, Solar Sigma Limited underscored…Read More

Experts stress to incorporate biosafety significance in NBSAP

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A consultative meeting was sorted out jointly by the Ministry of Climate Change and International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Pakistan to discuss possible results of interpolating biosafety stresses into the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP). IUCN is upgrading the NBSAP for the Ministry of Climate Change, Pakistan. Driven by Syed Mahmood Nasir, Inspector General Forest, identifying with the Federal Ministry of Climate Change, the meeting…Read More