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Status of wheat seed sector in Pakistan : opportunities and challenges to improve quality seed supply for increased production and food security

Author: Hussain, A.
Author: Ali, A.
Author: Imtiaz, M.
Year: 2017
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10883/19105
Descriptors: Wheats
Descriptors: Crop Production
Descriptors: Food security
Abstract: Wheat accounts for 60% of the daily diet and 72% of the daily calorie intake in Pakistan. The average per hectare wheat yield in Pakistan is only 2.8 tons, which is far below potential yield of 6.8 tons/ha for wheat in Pakistan. In this study, we use time
Language: English
Publisher: IISTE
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Type: Article
Region: Pakistan
Place: United States of America
Pages: p. 70-78
Journal issue: no. 14
Journal: Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare
Journal volume: v. 7


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