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Flowers: Adding Rainbow Colors To Landscape

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By Adnan Younis, Dr. Atif Riaz and Dr. Muhammad Nadeem, Institute of Horticultural Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan Annual flowers are non-woody plants that complete their life cycle in one season, ending with seed production. Annual flowering plants can be propagated through seeds, unlike many biennials and perennials. They ...

Fields of Gold in China

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By PHIL VINTER, Daily mail The rush for rapeseed which has turned much of Britain's countryside into a sea of gold for several months every year appears to have spread to China. These striking images show huge swathes of land in the country's southern Luoping area covered with the distinctive ...

Floriculture: A potential industry to boost Pakistan's economy

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Pakistan has a lot of potential to develop floriculture, but lack of attention by the concerned authorities has prevented growth in this sector, a leading researcher and exporter said on Monday. “The market demand of floriculture products is growing fast. The worldwide trade with more than 10 countries dominating the ...

ORCHIDS: PANDAS OF THE PLANT WORLD

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By Dr. Adnan Younis, Dr. Atif Riaz and Akbar Ali Bhatti, Institute of Horticultural Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Flowers are the beautiful gift for universe due to their sophisticated pattern and forms. They are ever enlightening and colors are conspicuous, pleasing, pleasant, ranging through all the shades and tints of rainbow. ...

Magic grown at Flower Festival in Israel

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Perhaps best known for their extraordinary 2009 solar-powered night garden installation in Jerusalem, or their creative street branding cooperation with Castro, Israeli designers OGE were entrusted as the creative directors of the largest flower exhibition to ever take place in Israel.

Red light: Of flowers and flower sellers

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 Essayist and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson said that ‘Earth laughs in flowers’. But in Pakistan, the hands that carry the flowers often don’t even have a smile on their faces, nor do they have much to laugh about. They don’t know about the (in)significance of the 14th of February nor ...

Heritability of Cold Tolerance/Winter Hardiness in Gladiolus

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By Dr. Adnan Younis, IHS, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan Gladioli are herbaceous perennials with long, sword-like leaves and tall spikes of showy, colorful flowers. Numerous cultivars have been bred with extended vase life, floral novelty, or extended flowering periods. Recent focus has included transformation for potential creation of a ...

Horticulture: The rise and fall of the flower industry

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By Manzoor Ali, Tribune Tribune: A small street in the Qissa Khawni Bazaar in Peshawar hosts the city’s claim to a horticulturalist’s dream. Translating to Flower Street, the city’s flower business was based here until a few years ago, when shops began to close down amid changing trends.

Not Just a Beautiful Flower: The Marigold Brings Natural Health

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Marigold (also known as Calendula officinalis) is not just a beautiful flower, but a natural medicine for many conditions. The marigold has now been placed in the books of cancer and anti-cancer cures, because it has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. The marigold is also able to help in the ...

PARC develops tea production technology to reduce import bills

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The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has developed latest technology and processing units besides identifying various areas for the production of tea to rid the country of huge bills it has been spending on tea imports as the per capita tea consumption has reached to 1. kg per annum. “At ...
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