VEC on maize, sorghum, fodder proposes 9 new varieties for cultivation

Nine (09) Maize hybrids; four (04) Maize OPVs, 01 Millet variety (fodder), 01 millet hybrid (grain), 02 Oat verities and 01 sorghum sudan grass hybrid have been approved for commercial cultivation in Pakistan by the Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on Maize, Sorghum, Millet, Fodder and other cereals in a meeting held at Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Hqs, Islamabad.
During the meeting, Dr. Munir Ahmed, Chairman, PARC accentuate the role of PARC in the process of variety evaluation and its release. Honorable Chairman urged the significance of self-sufficiency in local seed fabrication to reduce the huge import volume of seed.

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