ISLAMABAD: Over the years, Pakistan’s export performance has been shaped more than any other factor by international commodity prices. When international commodity prices, particularly those of cotton, go up, exports also increase. A fall in the prices drives down exports....
Introduction to Corn (Maize)

Introduction to Corn (Maize)

INTRODUCTION Maize being the highest yielding cereal crop in the world, is of significant importance for countries like Pakistan, where rapidly increasing population has already out stripped the available food supplies.In Pakistan maize is third important cereal after wheat and...
sllkworms are really not worms at all. silk worms are the larvae of ‘bombyx mori’ moths and silkworms are actually domesticated insects. Native to china, the silkworm does not longer exist in the wild, after so many centuries of inbreeding...
Cotton crop is the main stay of Pakistan economy. It occupies a pivotal position in the national economy and plays important role in the economic progress of the country. It is not only a sole source of the survival...
FAISALABAD/Lahore – Stagnant rainwater is dangerous for cotton crop and therefore, farmers should immediately drain out rainwater from fields. According to a spokesman for Agriculture Department, rainwater has a salutary impact on rice, cotton and fodder crops, but it is...
By Khawar Jabran, Dr Zahid Ata & Dr Muhammad Farooq MAIZE ranks third most grown crop in the world with an area of more than 118 million hectares with an annual production of about 600 million metric tones. In Pakistan,...
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Introduction to Rice

Rice Oryza Sativa L. a member of the grass family, along with wheat and corn, is one of the three crops on which the human species largely subsists. Rice is now one of the most important crops at the global...
Cotton is the most important fiber crop of Pakistan. It plays pivotal role by providing fiber, food and fuel and earns foreign exchange. The cotton provides raw material to all textile mills, ginning factories and oil mills. It is...
ISLAMABAD – The water situation has worsened in the country as water storage came down to 0.22 MAF and the water shortage to the provinces at canal head after conveyance losses have reached to 65 to 70 percent. There is 51...
THE unsustainable management practices in Punjab have damaged soil fertility and health, leading to promotion of chemical fertilisers which too is inefficient to the desirable level, according to the Soil Fertility Atlas recently published by the Food and Agriculture...
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