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Managing rangelands: promoting sustainable tree species - Acacia modesta
Acacia modesta: A frost-resistant and drought-tolerant tree ideal foralleviating feed shortages and feeding costs. Climate change and intensive grazing due to increasing livestock numbers are severely affecting arid and ...
Cactus Brochure in Local Language (Pakistan)
This is a brochure on cactus (Opuntia ficus indica) in Urdu
Identification, demonstration and validation of promising technologies and diversification options for enhanced productivity & livelihood security.
This is a field day training where 70 participants learned new agroforestry practices in Pakistan.
Assessment of Participatory Varietal Selection of wheat activity Under CRP1.1 Dryland system
Assessment of Participatory Varietal Selection of wheat activity Under CRP1.1 Dryland systems. Wheat is the staple crop of Pakistan being consumed and grown all over the Pakistan in all cropping systems. National and ...
A Prickly Cactus Journey: From Hellish Plant to Farmers' Darling
The cactus pear (known by its scientific name as Opuntia ficus-indica) was not always accepted in Pakistan as a source of food for animals, much less as a fruit fit for human consumption. It was commonly believed to be the ...
Managing rangelands: promoting sustainable tree species - Leucaena leucocephala
Leucaena leucocephala: A versatile tree producing nutritious fodder for ruminants. Overgrazing in rangelands can accelerate the loss of important forage plants and contribute to the proliferation of non-palatable weeds. ...
Managing rangelands: promoting sustainable tree species: Leucaena leucocephala: A versatile tree producing nutritious fodder for ruminants
Leucaena leucocephala is used mostly as forage for livestock, both after cutting for use as fodder, or direct grazing, typically planted in hedgerows with grass. It responds well to a coppice system and branches vigorously.
Farmers training in informal seed production and processing of oats
Seed production is a major problem for mostly forage crops, as most of them are harvested and fed to livestock well before seed formation, unless intentionally kept for seed. There is hardly any company which produces seed ...
Two tonnes of improved variety of oat produced and distributed in 50 acres
2 tons of improved variety of oat produced and distribution for 50 acres
Farmer Field Days for Participatory Selection of Promising Wheat and Lentil Cultivars
Farmer field days for participatory selection of promising Wheat and Lentil Cultivars, Pakistan. Wheat, chickpea and lentil are important crops to ensure food and nutritional security in dryland region. However, yield ...