IUB cotton varieties prove best

Bahawalpur: The cotton verities of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur IUB-13 (BT) with 40.08 maunds and IUB-75 (Non BT) with 31.72 maunds have stood first and second respectively in yield per acre during trials recently held at Punjab Seed Corporation Khanewal where total 46 verities were kept under observation.

It was also noted that these verities performed remarkably better under high temperature, drought and can resists diseases like curl leave virus.

Prof. Dr. Qaiser Mushtaq, Vice Chancellor has felicitated Prof. Dr.Mohammad Asgher Hashmi, Dean Science, Dr. Muazzam Jamil, PrincipalUCA&E, Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Bandesha, Chairman, Plant Breeding and Genetics Department and his team on this success.

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