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PARC and BARI together seeking agricultural potential of arid zones

Islamabad: On December 4, 2020, a delegation from Directorate General of Agriculture Research, Baluchistan visited PARC-AZRI Umerkot. The delegation headed by Director General, Agri. Research, B.Tan Mr. Juma Khan Tareen, was warmly welcomed by Dr. Attaullah Khan, the Director General PARC-SARC.

The delegation was escorted to agricultural products and literature produced by AZRI which included different lines and varieties of peanut, chilies, guar, mustard, castor bean, moringa powder. To expand the research output of PARC and help establishing agricultural potentials in Baluchistan DG SARC further shared different models and concepts of arid and saline agriculture. Models related to kitchen gardening, vertical gardening, drip irrigation system, pitcher irrigation system and saline water purification system were the main focus of the interest.

DG, BARI lauded the efforts of the scientists for successfully introducing the models at AZRI, Umerkot and extend gratitude to DG SARC for the gifts of Moringa plant (miracle tree) with books on production technology and its uses.

(Ghulam ShabbirMirza)
Incharge (PR&P), PARC

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