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  • Pakistan Agriculture and Farming Cover

    Welcome to PakAgriFarming

    PakAgriFarming is commited to high standards in extension of agriculture in Pakistan through simple and factual information and topics related to the hottest issues in Pakistan Agriculture.

  • Approved cotton varieties for Punjab 2014

    کپاس کی کاشت کے لیے موزوں اقسام

    پنجاب میں کپاس کی کاشت کا آغاز ہو نے والا ہے اور پیشتر علاقوں میں میں رنیع کی فصل کی برداشت کا وقت قرہب ہے۔ اس لیے بروقت کپاس کے بیج کا انتخاب اچھی پیداوار حاصل کرنے کی طرف پہلا قدم ہے۔۔۔

  • Introduction, characteristics and objectives of tillage

    Intoduction and Objectives of Tillage

    Tillage is the primary requirement before any cropping activity. Perhaps, if one is ignorant about tillage, he knows nothing about farming. So, let's look into a brief intro...

  • The Next 10 Years of Tunnel Farming in Pakistan

    The Next 10 Years of Tunnel Farming in Pakistan

    It's been 10 years since the introduction of tunnel farming in Pakistan, the conversion rate has been slow but are there any chance of rapid growth of tunnel farming in Pakistan? Let's disover...

  • Wheat Production Technology for Rainfed Areas of Punjab for 2013-14

    Wheat Production Technology for Rainfed Areas of Punjab for 2013-14

    Wheat is the most important cereal crop in Pakistan and staple food. Wheat has a large share of cultivated land in rabi season and hence large production is expected...


Sunday, September 23, 2012

Agronomic Use Classification of Crops

Posted by Unknown On Sunday, September 23, 2012

The major cultivated crops can be classified according to the agronomic purpose. On this basis, the distinguishable groups of crops can be...
I) PULSES (aka Grain Legumes)
The plants belonging to family leguminosae are cultivated for their edible seeds. For example, chickpea,

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Introduction to Animal Husbandry

Posted by Unknown On Saturday, September 22, 2012

Animal husbandry is basically the rearing, breeding and keeping of farm animals for producing food and other products for human beings. Livestock industry accounts for more than 50% of the share in GDP of Pakistan. Thus animal husbandry is a very vast and important discipline of agriculture and it can never b neglected. Following are major disciplines of animal husbandry.

Botanical Classification of Plants

Posted by Unknown On Saturday, September 22, 2012

The system of classification of plants has existed from centuries. It began to be formally known during the era of Carlous Linnaeous when he first published the book about classification of plants and a few years later published book of classification of animals. The classification system proposed by Linnaeous is knows today as conventional system.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Crop Husbandry and its Sub-disciplines

Posted by Unknown On Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Agriculture, as already mentioned, is a broad discipline which covers a broad spectrum of disciplines. It is mainly divided into two main disciplines: Crop husbandry and Animal husbandry.

CROP HUSBANDRY - deals with the various aspects of crops from seed sowing, on field and off-field operations, harvesting, threshing, storage and marketing of the products. It can be further divided into the following main sub-divisions; 

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Agriculture - Past, Present and Future

Posted by Unknown On Thursday, September 13, 2012

Agriculture is a main discipline of plant science and a very broad term. It can be defined in hundreds of ways, for example,
An art, a science & business as well of raising crops and rearing of animals through exploiting the natural resources (soil & climate) with the coordination of socio economic infrastructure to meet the fundamental necessities of life, i.e. food, feed, fibre and shelter.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Agricultural Land Measuring Units in Pakistan

Posted by Unknown On Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The following are most common agricultural land measuring units being used in Pakistan.
1 karam = 2 ft. steps = 5.5 ft. = 1.67 m
1 sq. Karam = 5.5 x 5.5 ft. = (5.5)2 ft.2 = 30.25 ft.2          or
1 sq. Karam = 1.67 x 1.67 m = (1.67)2 m2 = 2.679 m2

Plant Science (Phytology) and its Division

Posted by Unknown On Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The world around us is so precious and beautiful. There are numerous varieties of plants around us which are charming, fascination, enchanting and give us the gift of fragrance, fruits, flowers and other necessities of life. According to historians, human beings started domestication of plants around 10,000 B.C and this is the start of agriculture. 

Monday, September 10, 2012

List of Crops of Pakistan and their Agronomic Use

Posted by Unknown On Monday, September 10, 2012

The following table presents list of common crops of Pakistan, along with their botanical names, agronomic use and sowing season.

Saturday, September 08, 2012

Why we need Agriculture in Pakistan?

Posted by Unknown On Saturday, September 08, 2012

Wheat threshing
Pakistan, after coming into existence in 1947, has survived many natural calamities like floods, earth quakes, drought and so on. One of many professions which has prospered from that time to the present day. Agriculture always had a major share in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Pakistan