PARC approves 33 varieties of hybrid maize for commercial cultivation in Pakistan

The government has approved 33 maize hybrids, two pearl millets (fodder), two sorghum sudan grass and one sorghum hybrid for commercial cultivation, The Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) of the Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) accorded approval to commercial cultivation of the crops. Chairman PARC Umer Farooq, addressing the meeting, highlighted the role of PARC and admire the PARC coordination and the expand trust of people on the system and urged the need to achieve self-sufficiency in local seed production to reduce the huge import volume of seeds.Original Link:https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/508850-parc-approves-33-varieties-of-hybrid-maize-for-farming