UAF Introduces Low Cost, Environmental Friendly Fertilizer

University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) scientists have introduced environment friendly and low cost vemi composite organic fertilizer that will not only grow soil prolificacy but also help minimize the dependency over high cost imported chemical fertilizer, said UAF Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ashraf. He was addressing International Seminar/ workshop “vermi- fertilizer: A potential source of organic and sustainable agriculture in Pakistan” arranged by UAF.Dr Ashraf said that it will provide the healthy organic food for the people and also give doable solutions to dump remains of fruits, vegetables and crops. Increasing usage of chemical fertilizer and the excessive cultivation on same land, the land fertility was on the decline he added. He lauded the efforts of Dr Zubair of the Agronomy Department UAF and his team for introducing vermi-fertilizer model.
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