Potato Blight

Potato Blight Potato blight is a term that can refer to one of two potato diseases. Late blight is caused by the Oomycete Phytophthora infestans, an organism that used to be considered a fungus, but is now thought to be related to algae. It is a notorious plant disease, being responsible for the irish potato famine that led to large-scale death in the 1840s. Early blight is caused by the fungus Alternaria so

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What Are the Different Types of Crop Diseases?

What Are the Different Types of Crop Diseases?
Every year, agricultural producers lose vast quantities of crops to various crop diseases. To understand how and why certain diseases strike certain crops, plant pathologists have categorized all diseases into two general groups, infectious and non-infectious. Once segmented into one of the categories, diseases are then described by the characteristic of the offending pathogen or environmental c

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COTTON LEAF CURL VIRUS DISEASE

COTTON LEAF CURL VIRUS DISEASE COTTON LEAF CURL VIRUS DISEASE (Muhammad Hamza & Muhammad Wajid Javed) Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) is an important fiber and cash crop as it contributes a lot to the national economy as it is a source of income for many people. This crop is very important in textile industries. Cotton not only provides fiber to textile industry but its seed is used as an important source of edible oil. Pak

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Entery test result for Engineering entry test in University of Agriculture, Faisalabad has been announced

Entery test result for Engineering entry test in University of Agriculture, Faisalabad has been announced UNIVERSITYOF AGRICULTURE,FAISALABAD For Admission to the Degree of B.Sc. Agri. Engg./ B.Sc. Food Engineering/B.Sc.Textile RESULTOF ENTRYTEST Technology/ B.Sc. Energy SystemEngineering/ B.Sc. Environmental Engineering As we are uploading yours' result, so if you are suffering some problem than plz 0ERYYou may subscribe/contact with us @ 03034309053 for knowing yours' result or anyother info/pro

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Koch’s Postulates and their Modifications in 21st Century

Koch’s Postulates and their Modifications in 21st Century Koch’s Postulates and their Modifications in 21st Century: In 1884, Robert Koch and Friedrich Loeffler tried to define criteria for identification of any pathogen associated with a particular disease in living organisms. These postulates were further refined by Koch and published in 1890. Koch, primarily set these postulates to establish the association of Bacillus anthracis with the anthrax of

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IPM strategies for Burewala Strain of Cotton Virus (BSCV)

IPM strategies for Burewala Strain of Cotton Virus (BSCV) Leaf curl disease is caused by a Gemini group of viruses and is transmitted by whitefly (Bemisia tabaci Genn.). In Pakistan, cotton leaf curl virus (CLCuV) was first observed on stray plants in 1967 but appeared at epidemic level for the first time in 1989 over a limited area. CLCuV, as a disease, was overlooked until 1992 when it devastated cotton production in the Punjab (Pakistan). In 1993-94

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Environmental hazards of pesticides

Environmental hazards of pesticides ABOUT 25 million agricultural workers in developing countries suffer from pesticide poisoning each year that includes a significant number of women, says the World Health Organization (WHO). Most of the applied pesticides in these countries have been classified by the WHO as class one pesticides like monocrotophos, methamidophos, endosulfan and carbufurun. These play havoc with biodiversity, env

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Cotton crop hit by rain and pests

Cotton crop hit by rain and pests TOWARDS the close of the third week of this month, the Punjab agriculture minister was reported to have directed the Extension and Pest Warning Wing officials to be, “alert and remain present in the fields to have a close watch over the situation created by the monsoon rains for the cotton crop”. He was quoted as directing the officials to “have close liaison with the cotton growers to provide the

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Locust weed in riverine belt

Locust weed in riverine belt Calotropis (Calotrops procera) is a common weed in Katcho area (riverine belt) of District Khairpur. This weed plant, is locally known as the Akh. It belongs to the Asclepiadaceae family which includes 280 genera and 2000 species of world wide distribution but most abundant in the sub-tropics and tropics, and rare in cold countries. Calotropis yields a durable fibre useful for ropes, carpets, f

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