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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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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Chinese experts to train 40 Pakistani scientists in modern agriculture techniques

Chinese Government had signed a memorandum of understanding for capacity building of local scientists in field of modern agriculture techniques and increases the yield of hybrid rice.In first phase a batch of 40 scientists nominated from all over the country would be edifying to promote and develop the hybrid rice production technology in the country,…

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Pakistani scientists has developed a highest yielding garlic variety

Pakistani Scientists has developed a highest yielding garlic variety named “NARC-G1”,  the highest yielding garlic variety among all the existing garlic varieties in Pakistan. The quality was found fitter and the variety gives 26 tons per hectare yield. Dr. Anjum Ali Butter, member, Plant Sciences PARC chairing the meeting of VEC on garlic and adore the…

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Pakistan to partake in horticultural expo in China

Beijing: Pakistan along with 97 countries and international organizations have staunch to partake in the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Expo, and has started building its pavilion, according to the expo’s marshal committee. Pakistan has started the pavilion construction while 20 international participants have signed agreements, Chinese media reported. Original Link:https://www.pakissan.com/2018/07/01/pakistan-participate-horticultural-expo-china/

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Agriculture expo from 23 to 24, June 2018

Punjab Agriculture Department will host a two-day International Agri-Expo-2018 starting from June 23 to 24, 2018 at Lahore Expo Centre. Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) sources told APP the expo would help equip an opportunity to international stakeholders to develop their export of agricultural products in Pakistan. The sources said that expo would be an ultimate…

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International Workshop on Plant Genetic Resources and Genebank Operations

International Workshop on Plant Genetic Resources and Genebank Operations Management Systems is going to be mutually organized by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and COMSTECH on 08-11 May 2018. The workshop is intended to attain two main objectives; “Raise the capacity of the existing Plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA) conservation and utilization…

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VEC recommends 32 new maize hybrids/varieties for commercial cultivation

Thirty (30) maize Hybrids, two (2) maize OPVs, one Sorghum, one millet and one oat variety have been endorsed for commercial cultivation in Pakistan by the Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on Maize, Sorghum, Fodder and Other Cereals in meeting held at Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Headquarter in Islamabad. The National Coordinator (Maize, Sorghum, Fodder…

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