Innovative techniques in dryland farming


Dry farming is an agricultural method that allowed crops to be cultivated on the prairie, which typically received limitedprecipitation and endured harsh winters. The water scarcity is major challenge to crop production in theses area. But farmers are applying resource conservation technologies to get higher crop productions even under limited supply of water. A lot of advancement in conservation technologies has been made during last decade but potential impacts of some newly developed

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Improved Water Conservation Techniques in Pakistan


Fresh water resources of Pakistan are being used to fulfill the food requirements and to improve



the living standards of the population of Pakistan. But due to increasing onslaught of human



population, these resources continue to dwindle and are becoming scare. The country once



considered as a water surplus has emerged into a water deficit one. Despite having the world’s



largest contiguous irrigation system, it is facing the dilemma of water shortage and

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ICGEB training course on basic biotechnology techniques


STAFF REPORT LHR: National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS) Pakistan in collaboration with International Centre for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy, has recently organized a three-day hands-on training course on "Basic Biotechnology Techniques" at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Karachi.

The event comprised various lectures from national and international guest speakers which covered a wide area of recent advancements in various fields

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ICGEB training course on basic biotechnology techniques


STAFF REPORT LHR: National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS) Pakistan in collaboration with International Centre for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (ICGEB), Trieste, Italy, has recently organized a three-day hands-on training course on "Basic Biotechnology Techniques" at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Karachi.

The event comprised various lectures from national and international guest speakers which covered a wide area of recent advancements in various fields

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Latest tools, techniques must for health care system: Experts




STAFF REPORT KHI: Experts at a Wwrkshop on "Modern Tools and Techniques in Health and Disease" have said that the latest tools and techniques in health and disease are mandatory for modern medical science, research and health care system in Pakistan.

The workshop was organized by Karachi University’s Dr A. Q. Khan Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (KIBGE).

Delivering his speech, the KIBGE’s director-general Prof Abid Azhar said that genetic

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Pak student excels in ultrafast laser techniques


MONITORING REPORT ISB: Ultrafast laser techniques have helped MIT physics graduate Fahad Mahmood and fellows establish that electrons form charge-density waves in the thin-film superconductive material LSCO cuprate.

"The question is how does this fluctuating charge-density wave compete or not interfere with superconductivity, and what we found is that it actually competes with superconductivity," Mahmood explains. "Electrons for a very short amount of time are in this

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PASTIC holds Research Tools & Techniques training workshop




STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center, (PASTIC) sorted out a preparation workshop on "Research Tools and Techniques" from 14-16 Oct 2015 at PASTIC National Center, Quaid-e-Azam University Campus, Islamabad. The aim of this workshop was to manufacture the limit of youthful scientists and to upgrade their research aptitudes in information technology and information through usage of well-known softwares.

Nageen Ainuddin, Director PASTIC,

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PASTIC holds Research Tools & Techniques training workshop


STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center, (PASTIC) sorted out a preparation workshop on "Research Tools and Techniques" from 14-16 Oct 2015 at PASTIC National Center, Quaid-e-Azam University Campus, Islamabad. The aim of this workshop was to manufacture the limit of youthful scientists and to upgrade their research aptitudes in information technology and research through usage of well-known softwares.

Nageen Ainuddin, Director PASTIC, said amid

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Rice-Fish Culture and its management techniques




RICE-FISH CULTURE means growing of rice crop and fish together at the same time on the same piece of land. In rice-fish farming, farmers introduce another crop in the rice field and that crop is small fish. It also includes the growing of fish and rice one after another or growing simultaneously side by side in different compartments by using the same water. This technique seems to be good for both rice and fish. In this technique, fish lives in dense rice plants and in turn fish provide

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Shelf life extension of wheat flour chapatti through various techniques




GRILLING A pizza has become fashionable but there is at least one traditional product that is tailor made for grill is chapatti. Since no Pakistani meal is complete without accompanying bread with it, unless it’s a rice dish. Bread is served with every single meal three times a day in an average Pakistani home. Fresh breads are cooked with every meal on day to day basis in Pakistan. The variety of bread that is cooked on normal cooking stove is "flat breads". Flat breads are

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Molecular techniques are useful in applied biological research: Speakers




STAFF REPORT LHR: The biological research encompasses various techniques and skills that a researcher must be acquainted with. The Virtual University (VU), leader in distant leading, organized one day national conference on Insight of Molecular Techniques used in Applied Biological Research’. The conference was organized by Department of Molecular Biology, VU in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC).

The conference aimed at stirring the promotion of applied research

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