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Scientific Institute Detail - Islamic Republic of Pakistan
AYUB AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE, FAISALABAD
Name of Head of Institute
Dr. Muhammad Afzal (Director General)
Address
Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Jhang Road,Faisalabad
Telephone Fax
92-41-2654359, 2651371 92-41-2653874
Email URL
dgaraari@yahoo.com http://www.agripunjab.gov.pk/index.php?f=1&m=0&l=0&r=1
Date of Establishment
1962
Facilties
Network of Research Stations, Substations, Testings Centers and Service laboratories.
Objectives
- To bring about genetic improvement of crop varieties for yield, quality and tolerance against biotic (diseases, pests, weeds) and abiotic stresses (drought, heat, frost) - To develop production technology - To protect crops from diseases and insects/pests using both chemical and non-chemical means - To introduce new industrial/food plants (flowers, essential oils and medicinal plants) - To better understand and utilize soil and water relations of plants - To preserve/process of agricultural products - To develop post-harvest technology of fruit and vegetable crops
Working Language
English
Area of Specialization
Water Management
International Cooperation
 
Affiliate Name
Country of Origin
PARC , Pakistan
Functions
- Development of genetically high yielding better quality varieties of wheat, cotton, Maize, fruits, rice, pulses, fodders, oilseeds, sugarcane, vegetables, concurrent pyramiding genes for tolerance against abiotic and biotic stresses and adaptability to wide range of environmental conditions.
Achievements
- Better varieties of fruits, vegetables and crops are supplied to nation2E8s farmers - Better utilization of farm soil has been taught to local farmers - Fertilizer application training has been given to farmers
Units and Departments
- Bio-Technology Section, Faisalabad
- Plant Virology Section, Faisalabad
- Entomology Section, Faisalabad
- Soil Chemistry Section, Faisalabad
- Plant Pathology Section, Faisalabad
- Soil Bacteriology Section, Faisalabad
- Bio-Chemistry Section, Faisalabad
- Food Technology Section, Faisalabad
- Agricultural Economics Section, Faisalabad
- Statistical Section, Faisalabad
- Bee-Keeping & Hill Fruit Research Section, Rawalpindi
Publications
Quarterly journal published
Manpower
Information not available
Projects
- Productivity enhancement and sustainability of rice-based cropping system
Description
AYUB AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (AARI) was established on 4th Dec, 1962. The major research activities for the improvement of field crops and horticultural plants are concentrated at (AARI) whereas the network of research stations, substations, testings centers and service laboratories weaves throughout the province.
Source
www.agripunjab.gov.pk/index.php?f=1&m=0&l=0&r=1
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