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Pakistan fulfils 80% of its edible oil requirements through import from other countries. Import of edible oil is a huge burden on country's economy and therefore, indigenous oil production must be augmented. Sunflower seed contains 40% of good quality oil. Hence, it can play a significant role for...

Author(s)
Keerio, R. A.; Soomro, N. S.; Soomro, A. A.; Siddiqui, M. A.; Khan, M. T.; Nizamani, G. S.; Kandhro, M. N.; Maryum Siddiqui; Hajra Khan; Soomro, F. D.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 2, pp 264-269

The use of saline irrigation water leads to the buildup of salts in root zone, resulting in decreased yield and deterioration in soil resource. Continues use of organic manures, help in the reduction of salt concentration in the root zone. Organic matter was used to mitigate the negative effects of ...

Author(s)
Ghulam Murtaza; Ghulam Sarwar; Noor-Us-Sabah; Tahir, M. A.; Fakhar Mujeeb; Sher Muhammad; Manzoor, M. Z.; Ayesha Zafar
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 1, pp 106-112

Three-hundred nineteen traditional and farmer's corn populations were characterized for 39 non-parametric traits to genetic diversity of Philippines corn germplasm collection set based on accession of assess. Analyses revealed intermediate to high H' values for most of the traits observed ranging...

Author(s)
Bon, S. G.; Huelgas, V. C.; Salazar, A. M.
Publisher
Crop Science Society of the Philippines, College, Philippines
Citation
Philippine Journal of Crop Science, 2019, 44, 3, pp 45-58

Crop establishment is mainly based on techniques used for good seed bed preparation. The objective of this study was to check the influence of various tillage practices on yield of the autumn planted maize crop. The experiment was conducted in summer, 2014 at Agronomic Research Area, University of...

Author(s)
Anjum, S. A.; Raza, M. M.; Ullah, S.; Yousaf, M. M.; Ahmad Mujtaba; Mumtaz Hussain; Shah, M. J.; Bashir Ahmad; Ijaz Ahmad
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2019, 32, 2, pp 293-301

The experiment was carried out at Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, National Tea and High Value Crops Research Institute Shinkiari, Mansehra during the season of 2018. There were two cabbage cultivars (Asha and Red) and four concentrations of Gibberellic acid (GA3) (0, 20, 40 and 60 ppm)....

Author(s)
Naveed Ahmed; Abdul Waheed; Hamid, F. S.; Imtiaz Ahmed; Khan, M. A.; Sohail Aslam; Younis, M. A.; Seemab Ali; Nadia Khan; Madiha Bashir
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2019, 32, 4, pp 562-565

Performance evaluation of a tractor PTO operated of Chinese Wood Chipper Shredder was conducted at a farmer's field in Dera Ghazi Khan Area for processing of Eucalyptus tree top-trimmed mixed waste material with leaves. The average machine throughput capacity was found to be 503 kg.h-1 with an...

Author(s)
Shahid, L. A.; Nadeem Amjad; Siddhu, M. A. H.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2019, 32, 1, pp 197-204

The present research work was aimed to explore the amount of genetic variability that may exist in the available genetic material and to study the variability of yield and yield attributes in advance rice lines. For this purpose, fourteen elite rice lines namely Line-21, Line-25, Line-28, Line-31,...

Author(s)
Shah, B. H.; Hamid, F. S.; Shams-ul-Islam; Naveed Ahmed; Fayaz Ahmad; Noorullah Khan; Qamar-uz-Zaman
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 33, 1, pp 135-139

The experiment was conducted at Industrial Crops Section, Department of Agricultural Research (DAR), Yezin, Tatkon Research Farm, Nyaung Oo Research Farm and Magway Research Farm from May 2015 to April 2016. Nine cassava genotypes (Rayoung-90, Rayoung-72, NARC-61, SC-205, SC-5, HLS-23, KM-98-1, Nep ...

Author(s)
Soe Soe Hmwe; Than Myint Htun; Soe Win; Mie Mie Aung; Aung Myo Than
Publisher
Yezin Agricultural University, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 5, 2, pp 62-66

Pakistan is facing a chronic deficiency of edible oil and imports around 75% of its edible oil from other countries which is a huge burden on our national economy. The situation thus requires for enhancing the indigenous oilseed production through different possible approaches. Development and...

Author(s)
Hamza Khan; Safdar Ali; Ijaz Ahmad; Ihsanullah Khan; Shujaat Hussain; Khan, B. A.; Muhammad Suhaib
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 31, 1, pp 69-78

Imbalance use of nutrients is one of the main reasons of low yield of the sunflower. The use of essential macro and micronutrients in the right proportion and optimum quantity is the key factor to boost and sustain the crop productivity. Among plant nutrient deficiencies, nitrogen and boron...

Author(s)
Azhar Mehmood; Saleem, M. F.; Muhammad Tahir; Sarwar, M. A.; Tasawer Abbas; Ali Zohaib; Abbas, H. T.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 31, 1, pp 86-97

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