Committee To Be Formed For Studying Climatic Changes Impacts On Crops


Committee to be formed for studying climatic changes impacts on crops

MULTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -7th Sept,2016) : Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture (MNSUA) Vice Chancellor Dr Asif Ali Wednesday hinted at forming a committee for studying impacts of climate change on different crops.

Addressing the fourth meeting of South Punjab Agriculture forum, he said that the committee would share its findings about climatic changes impacts on crops on the directives of Provincial Secretary Agriculture Muhammad Mehmood.

The VC said that the committee would guide the farmers well in time about cultivation of crops.

Dr Asif informed that this year they would get good crop of cotton though it was cultivated on lesser land as compared to last year, adding that insects attack was also low.

He hoped that if weather conditions favoured, cotton would yield better production. Assistant Director Agriculture Naveed Ahmed Kaloon informed the meeting the process of getting licence of FM Radio for agri forum was underway swiftly and they would get it soon. EDO Agricultiure Shafqat Hussain Bhatti, Dr Ishtiaq Rajwana, Dr Shafqat Saeed and others attended the meeting.