PARC recommends 14 new Rice Hybrids
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.