AZRI

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AZRIArid Zone Research Institute (part of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council)
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In order to exploit the agriculture and livestock potential in tribal areas of the country, the government had allocated an amount Rs275 million for up-gradation of Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) to the level of AZRC and establishment of new adaptive res.
In order to promote the agriculture sector in tribal areas, the government had also spent an amount of Rs111.610 million on the up-gradation of arid zone research institute (AZRI) to the level of AZRC and and establishment of new adaptive res.cum demonstration institute at Seakach, Wana, South Waziristan Agency, Miranshah, North Waziristan Agencies (FATA) Tank and Matora, Lakki Marwat as agaisnt the total allocation of Rs254.743 million for current fiscal year.
In order to promote the agriculture sector in tribal areas, the government had also spent an amount of Rs111.610 million on the up-gradation of arid zone research institute (AZRI) to the level of AZRC and establishment of new adaptive res.cum demonstration institute at Seakach, Wana, South Waziristan Agency, Miranshah, North Waziristan Agencies (FATA) Tank and Matora, Lakki Marwat as against the total allocation of Rs254.743 million for current fiscal year.
Under ongoing major schemes, Rs400 million has been given to Olive cultivation on commercial scale, Rs 300 million would be spent on National Pesticide Residues Monitoring System (PARC), and Rs 275 million would be spent on upgradation of Arid Zone Research Institute to the level of AZRC and establishment of demonstration institute at Seakach, Wana, South Waziristan, Miransha North Waziristan, Tank and Matora, Lakki Mar.
Arid Zone Research Institute Director Dr Khalid Hussain said that this year's production of melons and watermelons is lower as compared to the previous year.
Apart from this, selection of marginal soil (less fertile-deserts), lack of mechanization, water shortage and poor marketing system are also some important factors, damaging pulse sector, this was stated by Director Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) Bhakkar, while talking to reporter here on Sunday.
'We would like to replicate successful models in Thar carried out through the Arid Zone Research Institute, Umerkot,' he added.
Attaullah Pathan, the director of the Arid Zone Research Institute Umerkot, said no research work ever took place to introduce new varieties of seeds for Thar.
The projects presented are "Strengthening/Up-gradation of Agriculture and Livestock Research System of Arid Zone Research Institute, Umerkot Sindh" at the cost of Rs528.592 million and "Establishment of Plant Breeders Rights Registry and Strengthening of DUS Examination System" at the cost of Rs 528 million.
Tarafdar of the Central Arid Zone Research Institute under the Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI).
MULTAN -- Director Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) Bhakkar, Dr Khalid on Tuesday said the use of low quality seed was major cause of decrease in pulses yield in the country.