Rapid adoption of biotech maize in Pakistan

According to a study, it is predicted that the commercialization of biotech corn will spur the growth of maize fabrication. Similarly, it is evaluated that the rapid adoption of biotech maize in Pakistan beginning 2019 will deliver around US$1 billion additional benefits to farmers, labor, brokers, and grain use industry in the next 10-year period….

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Rice Yield Competition 2018-19 held in Punjab

Wasif Khurshid, Secretary Agriculture Punjab announced that government will organize rice yield competition 2018-19 and prizes worth millions of rupees, which involve costly agriculture machinery, will be assigning among the rice growers. This Competition was creating knowledge among the rice growers. Farmers (male/ female) having 3 acres or more land can register to take part…

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Eradicate liver protein enhance glucose metabolism

Researchers working with a mouse model have determined that the Argonaute 2 (Ago2) protein intervene RNA silencing, which regulates both intrinsic energy production and consumption and disturbs energy metabolism in the development of obesity. Argonaute proteins are the catalytic element of the RNA-induced silencing complex (RISC), the protein complex responsible for RNA interference (RNAi) gene…

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Novel approach brings personalized melanoma treatment closer to reality

A team of melanoma researchers used a novel “HLA peptidomics” method to discover and isolate cancer-specific neo-antigens, which could be used to train immune system cells for targeting and destruction of the tumor. The quest for tumor-associated-antigens (TAAs) and neo-antigens is a vital focus of cancer immunotherapy. Neo-antigens are those that are entirely absent from…

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Sanctioned drugs effectively suppress extension of lethal pathogen

Some currently approved drugs were found to suppress the growth of the amoeba Naegleria fowleri by inhibiting enzymes in the organism’s sterol biosynthesis pathway. Naegleria fowleri is a free-living amoeba found mainly in warm, under-chlorinated swimming pools, lakes, and rivers that can also act as an opportunistic pathogen causing the critical brain infection, primary amebic…

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Pakistan and China pledged to work together on expand productivity via promotion of quality hybrid rice

Pakistan and China mortgage to work together on increasing per acre yield through the promotion of eminence hybrid rice for increasing farm profitability and generation of extra surpluses to increase rice exports. International Training course on Hybrid Rice Technology in Pakistan has been organized by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Yuan Longping High-tech Agriculture…

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FAO Surveys New Plant Breeding Approach in Iran

An evolutionary, participatory plant breeding approach compatible with the Iranian environment has been victorious in decline vulnerabilities of small-scale farmers, raise crop yields and boosting crop flexibility to drought and other stressful events. The above outcome was declared in the 2018 report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World published by…

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