PARC furnish 14 seed varieties for assent

ISLAMABAD – The Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) on Oil Seed and Sugarcane has presented 14 varieties for approval to enhance the per acre sugarcane output as well as oilseed to reduce the huge import bill of the commodity.The varieties furnish at Pakistan Agricultural Research Council included canola, rapeseed and mustard, groundnut, sunflower, sesame, and sugarcane.
Under the provision of Seed Rules 2016, the Standard Operating Procedures for the management of National Uniform Yield Trials and associated business were also accord along with the standards for evaluation of hybrids/varieties of oilseed/sugarcane crops for evaluating the hybrids/varieties to be implemented from the upcoming crop season.The participants appreciated the role of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council for devising a transparent procedure and setting the new benchmarks for testing of hybrids/varieties in Pakistan for the benefits of farmers as well as oilseeds/sugarcane sector in Pakistan.
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