PARC rec­om­mends 14 new Rice Hy­brids

The Pak Banker - - BUSINESS -

IS­LAM­ABAD: The Va­ri­ety Eval­u­a­tion Com­mit­tee (VEC) on Rice of Pak­istan Agri­cul­ture Re­search Coun­cil (PARC) has rec­om­mended 14 new rice hy­brids to Na­tional Seed Coun­cil for their com­mer­cial cul­ti­va­tion in the coun­try. Some of the rec­om­mended hy­brids have yield upto 106 maunds per acre, ac­cord­ing to a state­ment is­sued here on Tues­day. Chair­man PARC Dr. Nadeem Am­jad said that with the ad­di­tion of new rec­om­mended hy­brids in the na­tional sys­tem of the coun­try there would be a sig­nif­i­cant im­prove­ment in the rice pro­duc­tion in Pak­istan. The VEC Rice meet­ing was held here at PARC Head­quar­ters which was presided over by Dr.Ah­mad Bakhsh Ma­her, Mem­ber (Plant Sci­ences) PARC and Chair­man VEC.

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