Genome sequencing of historical wheat seedsChinese scientists have sequenced the whole genome of 3,800-year-old wheat seeds unearthed from Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, decoding the food crop’s spreading path into China. Four Chinese institutes collectively carried out the analysis. The scientists extracted DNA from seven historic wheat seeds came upon from […]

The USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) released its per month agricultural provide and insist estimates on August 10 and international wheat provides are estimated to be down.The report mentioned that the sector 2018/2019 wheat provide lowered this month by way of 7.1 million tonnes. This used to be basically […]

Ministry of National Food Security and Research has written a letter to provincial governments of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, asking them to submit the stories on injury assessment of different standing plants that were affected due to torrential rains and hailstorm around the crop sowing areas of the country. After […]


S.# Scientific name Family English name Common name 1. Amaranthus viridis L. Amaranthaceae Pigweed Jangli cholai 2. Anagallis arvensis L. Primulaceae Blue Pimpernel Billi booti 3. Asphodelus tenuifolius Cav. Asphodeliaceae Wild onion Piazi, bhokat 4. Avena fetua L. Poaceae Wild oat Jangli jai, Javdri 5. Carthamus oxycantha (L.) G. Don […]

The Ministry of National Food Security and Research has emphasized that the wear caused to standing crops, particularly in Punjab, because of heavy rains is reasonable and there’s no probability of food lack of confidence or emergency scenario within the country. “The losses suffered by farmers are indeed painful and […]

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