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Punjab Seed council okays 18 wheat varieties

LAHORE – Punjab Seed Council has approved for general cultivation eighteen new varieties of various crops including one wheat variety ARRI-10, one sugarcane variety CPF-246 and one paddy variety Basmati-515.
The approval of these varieties was accorded in 40th meeting of Punjab Seed Council held at Agriculture House chaired by Malik Ahmad Ali Aulakh, Minister for Agriculture, Punjab. Mr. Ameer Khatak Additional Secretary Agriculture Punjab, Muzafar Mahmood Managing Director Punjab Seed Corporation, Enayat Ullah Khan Agricultural Development Commissioner, Syed Muhammad Nasir Ali Director General FSC&RD, Dr. Noor-ul-Islam Director General Agri. (Research) representatives of farmers and other agricultural scientists attended the meeting. Punjab Seed Council also extended one year provisional approval for general cultivation of four BT Cotton varieties namely IR-1524, FH-113, Ali Akbar-802 and Neelam-121. The approved varieties of other crops included MMRI Yellow, Pearl, FH- 810 Hybrid and Yousafwala Hybrid of maize, Chakwal Masoor & Mash Arooj of pulses, Hybrid LITTH-514 & Line-07001 of Tomato, Ravi of Melon, S-2005 of Millet, F-9917 of Sorghum, Rye Grass-1 of Grass, Super Late Faisalabad of Barseem and 2-KCG-020 of Groundnut. New approved varieties have more yield potential and resistance to insect pests and diseases. The breeders of these new approved varieties briefed the participants about production technology of the varieties developed with extensive research.
The Minister for Agriculture, Punjab congratulated the breeders of new varieties and appreciated their contribution in agriculture sector. He said that lion’s share of available resources is being diverted to develop agriculture on modern lines in the province as this particular sector is top priority of the Government to achieve self sufficiency and self reliance on sustainable basis. He further added that 52 new varieties of different crops have been approved during regime of present Government since 2008 whereas only 33 were approved by previous Government during their five years tenure. On this occasion he urged the farmers to grow latest high yielding approved varieties to make country self- sufficient in agricultural commodities, paving way for increasing agricultural exports for earning precious foreign exchange.

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  1. perviz ahmad said:

    aproval of AARI-10 variety is good sign because this variety has shown good results

  2. Qaisar said:

    Pls tel me about new wheat seeds aproved by govt after 2010.


    • abdul said:

      narc and galaxy 2013 n agha 2014 is best for late sowing and high yieding varieties

  3. Kamran Hiraj said:

    jtni b political parties hy sb ko apni chair ki hy awam ki fikar kisi ki no but plz give 1 chance to hero imran khan

  4. M. Imran Yunas said:

    plz tell me about new seed of wheat for suitable for bahawalpur district.

    • kamran khan said:

      fareed 06 resistant to aphids rust and smut and also gud yielding

  5. dhot1_wala said:

    grow that variety of wheat eating that makes Pakistanis honest and good human beings and they stop killing each other…:)))

  6. khalil ahmad sanwal said:

    kisnforum society is non government organization .we are working for agriculture.pleas appeal to all donor .pleas work with us.

    • irfan said:

      y nut…..but ye org krti kia he…plz contact me 0336-6060300

  7. muhammad Daniyal said:

    tell us from where we can have hybrid wheat seed in sialkot

  8. Syed Waqas Gillani. said:

    There must be a centre or a recomended shop at tehsil or district lavel from where each and every one can purchase gurenteed new varieties of seeds.

  9. Altaf said:

    Tell me which variety of wheat best suited for Sahiwal district for year 2012

    Cell # 03008690665

  10. hafiz riaz said:

    pls let me know the new varities of wheat.


  11. Sohail murtaza said:

    Hello alls am sohail naqvi any one tel me good hybird seed am new in this field plz informe me by email [email protected] thank u

  12. shahzad malik said:

    Tell me which wheat variety suitable for district chakwal

  13. Faisal Razzaq said:

    let me know which variety is suitable to cultivate in sialkot punjab pakistan please

  14. usman said:

    AOA i usman akram i think arri is excellent seed to cultivate in sialkot because i cultivated that in the previous yea. i think it it is better than punjab , sehar, bhakhar and all others

    • fasal Razzaq said:

      Thanks Mr usman Akram I have got one bag of Glaxy let me try for this year
      Allah Hafif faisal Razzaq

  15. Ghulam Muhiuddin said:

    I request to punjab govt. plz intrest in agriculture because punjab is a agricultural provance.
    also inform me about best wheat varaity after cotton, in Liaquatpur.
    inform by email.
    [email protected]

  16. abrar hussain said:

    please inform me about best varity of wheat seed for distt. jhelum (villaje bajwala kalan)

  17. Naveed ahmed said:

    Tell me Wheat glaxay 2013 approved variety ?

  18. Muhammad Rafiq said:

    Plez tell me what wheat seeds is suitable for Haripur Hazara stone type land. Means pathrelli zameen . For rani lands and which time is suitable. Thanks

  19. malik khalid said:

    Plez tell me what wheat seeds is (for barani) suitable for mainwali which time is suitable. Thanks

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