Pakistan’s goal to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production just became more attainable with the release of five new wheat varieties.
Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) comes to a close but its impact lives on.
New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.
Source: Dawn (23 Dec 2019)
Pakistan has released 20 new high-yielding, disease-resistant and climate change-resilient wheat and maize varieties during the year.
In the face of endemic malnutrition, researchers in Pakistan are turning to biofortified maize to combat vitamin A, zinc and protein deficiencies.
Pakistan’s National Philatelic Bureau issued a commemorative postage stamp to honor the 100th birthday, last 25 March, of late wheat scientist and Nobel Peace Laureate, Dr. Norman E. Borlaug.