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Nitrogen levels and its time of application influence leaf area, height and biomass of maize planted at low and high density.
Field experiments were conducted at the New Developmental Research Farm of NWFP Agricultural University, Peshawar during 2002-03 and 2003-04 to investigate the impacts of nitrogen (N) rate and its… Expand
NUTRITIONAL QUALITY AND PRODUCTION OF SOYBEAN LAND RACES AND IMPROVED VARIETIES AS AFFECTED BY PLANTING DATES
Informations are lacking on nutritional quality of indigenous land races of soybean. Three land races (Kulat brown, Kulat white, Mothi) and two improved varieties (NARC-II, Swat-84) of soybean were… Expand
Pakistan's Crop Sector: An Economic Evaluation
- S. Arifullah
- 10 April 2010
An evaluation of Pakistan crop sector was carried out covering the 1990-2005 period to check whether the sector was technically productive, financially viable and economically efficient and optimal.… Expand
EVALUATION OF INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR MAIZE
An experiment was conducted at Agricultural Research Farm, NWFP Agricultural University Peshawar during summer 2006 to evaluate integrated weed management for maize. Randomized complete block design,… Expand
ESTIMATING YIELD POTENTIAL OF THE MAJOR CROPS AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR PAKISTAN'S CROPS SECTOR
This paper examines the yield potentials of seven major crops, viz. wheat, cotton, rice, sugarcane, potato, maize and chickpea of Pakistan following the international agricultural expert’s opinion… Expand
A non-conventional way of getting extension to farmers.
Food consumption, calorie intake and poverty status a case study of North West Frontier Province
An adult member of the households, surveyed in Dheri Baghbanan (Rural Peshawar, Pakistan) during 2006, consumed on average 340.39 grams of flour, 43.05 gram of meat, 484.41 grams of vegetables, 36.07… Expand
IMPLICATIONS OF TRADE LIBRALIZATION ON ECONOMIC WELFARE OF PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS OF RAPESEED IN PAKISTAN
Rapeseed is one of the major crop of Pakistan. It occupied an area of 370,000 hectares in 1980 which squeezes to 336,000 hectares in 2005. This tempted to investigate through economic welfare… Expand
Pakistan's Crop Sector
- S. Arifullah
- 21 January 2010
Economic evaluation of Pakistan's crop sector based on yield comparisons, financial viability and crop budgets has shown that crop yields in Pakistan are not comparable to world average yields.… Expand
NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ISSUES OF PAKISTAN'S AGRICULTURE: THE CASES OF LAND, LABOUR AND IRRIGATION
With the objective to understand the optimization behavior of farmers in allocating land, labor and irrigation water, Linear Programming (LP) analytic technique was applied to 13 Kharif and 7 Rabi… Expand