PARC Recommends 07 New Rice Verities For Commercial Cultivation In Pakistan

The Variety Evaluation Committee of Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) approved 07 new rice verities for commercial cultivation across the crop sowing areas of the country. The Committee which met with Chairman PARC in the Chair debate the characteristics of different verities of rice seeds for commercial cultivation and their impact on per-acre yield. The National Coordinator on Rice of PARC presented working paper for all thirty three proposals of rice hybrids varieties for recommendation to the Federal Seed Certification and Registration Department. The Committee recommended 7 rice hybrid varieties for commercial cultivation in the country. Representatives of seed companies appreciated the role of Pakistan.
Addressing the meeting, Chairman PARC Muhammad Ayub Chaudhry appreciated the role of private and public sector for taking interest in research and development of rice in the country.
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