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Furrow bed is the most efficient traditional surface irrigation method, but has been shown inefficient under actual farm condition in Pakistan. The main reasons being attributed to lack of knowledge of furrow bed design, installation and management. Therefore, this study is aimed to illustrate...

Author(s)
Ghani Akbar; Muhammad Asif; Zafar Islam; Shahid Hameed
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 406-413

Nutrient deficit soils pose serious threats to healthy wheat crop growth. Among the major nutrients, Phosphorus (P) stands at a significant position for providing aid in seed and fruit formation, energy provision, photosynthesis, and continuation of metabolic function in plants. However, it is not...

Author(s)
Wajiha Anum; Liaquat Ali; Umair Riaz; Abid Ali; Nadia Manzoor; Akhter, L. H.; Asad-Ur-Rahman; Naeem Maan; Ijaz Ahmad
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 395-405

Pollen substitute diets become essential when nectar and pollen are not available to honey bees. In this study, some pollen substitute diets i. e., diet 1 (soybean flour + brewer's yeast + powdered sugar + sugar syrup), diet 2 (soybean flour + brewer's yeast + powdered sugar + Fenugreek and...

Author(s)
Noor Islam; Rashid Mahmood; Ghulam Sarwar; Sarfaraz Ahmad; Saleem Abid
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 381-388

In Pakistan, the research work on cotton since started from the independence and many of the cultivars were introduced and evolved. But the fiber quality and seed cotton yield up to now till is poor in quality as compared to other developed countries. A judicious combination of manures and...

Author(s)
Muhammad Jan; Safdar Hussain; Anwar-Ul-Haq, M.; Javed Iqbal; Ilyas Ahmad; Muhammad Aslam; Aiman Faiz
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 371-380

Malakand division has rich natural resources, having large potential for agriculture and tourism development, while its strategic location indicates a tendency of increasing importance of this region in the near future. Agriculture, one of the main sources of income of 52% of population of Malakand...

Author(s)
Ghani Akbar
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 351-361

Salinity and sodicity are the major issues to the sustainability of agriculture in Pakistan. The plants in saline environment are negatively affected due to several issues like low osmotic potential, specific ion effect, and nutritional imbalance. The fertilizer behavior in salt stress conditions...

Author(s)
Ayesha Zafar; Ghulam Sarwar; Muhammad Sarfraz; Manzoor, M. Z.; Sher Muhammad; Ghulam Murtaza
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 344-350

Physical attributes of seed play a prime role in seedling establishment. Present study was conducted to investigate genotypic variability and correlations among upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) cultivars for some physical (seed weight, seed surface area and seed density) and biochemical (seed oil...

Author(s)
Muhammad Iqbal; Sami-Ul-Allah; Muhammad Naeem; Muhammad Ijaz; Ahmad, M. Q.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 337-343

The present study on the knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding pesticide application by the vegetable growers in Dadu canal irrigated area carried out on targeted vegetable farmers in three Districts Shikarpur, Larkana, and Dadu of northern Sindh, Pakistan. The effect of pesticides on human...

Author(s)
Shah Nawaz Khuhro; Irshad Ali Junejo; Muhammad Haroon Hullio; Mohammad Farooque Hassan; Sultan Ahmed Maitlo; Mukhtiar Ahmed Shaikh
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 331-336

The present study for use of different coloured sticky traps to assess in color magnetism of white fly on brinjal crop was evaluated at field condition at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Agricultural College Dokri, Sindh-Pakistan. Different coloured sticky traps contains yellow, light green colour,...

Author(s)
Khuhro, S. N.; Junejo, I. A.; Hullio, M. H.; Maitlo, S. A.; Daar, J. S.; Shahjahan Rajput
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 327-330

The primary aim of this research was to examine the factors influencing behavioral intention of farmers to use ICTs for agricultural risk management. The past research reveals that many researchers had tried to determine factors affecting behavioural intentions of the respondents and TPB has been...

Author(s)
Muhammad Ali; Norsida Man; Farrah Melissa Muharam; Siti Zobidah Omar
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 295-302

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