(Islamabad): The honourable Vice Chancellor of Bahauddin Zikiriya University Multan Professor Dr. Mansoor Akbar Kundi alongwith Dr.Bhaba and Dr. Ummad ud Din Professor Faculty of Agriculture (FAST) BZU, Multan visited the PARC Research & Training Station, BZU Multan on September03,2021.The Honorable Vice Chancellor and all other experts visited the IPM lab in which they observed the rearing of Sitotroga cereallelaand Chrosopyrilla and preparation of Trichogramma cards for Biocontrol of Sugarcane, pulses and vegetables.
He witness the research work of the students. M.Sc. (Hons.) Agri. Entomology working in PARC Bio Control Lab. BZU, Multan. The team of PRTS Multan was working preparation of Trichgramma Cards. He appreciated the rearing of Environment friendly predators like Trichogramma Trichogramma and rearing of Sitotroga feeding on wheat in Jars and Chambers. The facility of Trichogramma card given to farmers and students of BZU Multan for the control of insects in Sugar Cane, Vegetables, sunflower rand pulses.
Mr. Mumtaz Hussain Director PRTS Multan briefed him about the various field trials regarding various National trials particularly Sesame NUYT, Guar Trial, and Integrated Management of mungbean at the experimental area of the Station. He also briefed that PARC is building the capacity of farmers through conducting Farmers Field Trials on various field and horticultural crops in Multan, Khanewal, Vehari, Layyah and Lodhran & Bahawalpur.
Director PRTS Multan also elaborated that beside serving the farming community of Southern Punjab by addressing their researchable issues, PARC research & Training Station is working in close coordination with various Departments of Faculty of Agriculture, BZU, Multan, MNS University of Agriculture, Multan, The Islamiya University Bahawalpur, Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan, Mango Research Institute, Multan and Agri. (Extension) Department, ACIAR Pakisan, Dooaba Foudation, Kissan Welfare Organization, Farmers Associations and progressive farmers of the area.