Journal of
Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Biotech. Sustain. Dev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2340
  • DOI: 10.5897/JABSD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 138

Table of Content: September 2011; 3(7)

September 2011

Soil status and yield response of different varieties of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench) grown at Mubi floodplain, North Eastern, Nigeria

  The performance of three okra Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench varieties were evaluated under irrigation on the floodplain soils of Mubi, North Eastern Nigeria. The treatments consisted of three okra varieties: V1 (improved), V2 (serial) and V3 (local okra) laid out in a randomized complete block design and replicated three times. The land was cleared, ploughed, harrowed, leveled and...

Author(s): G. Y. Jamala, P. G. Boni, P. Abraham and A. M. Musa

September 2011

Food production and consumption pattern in Pakistan during 1979 to 2010

The paper is about change in food production and consumption pattern in Pakistan. Food availability per capita per annum in Pakistan increased from 298.1 kg in 1979 to 1980 to 414.8 kg in 2007 to 2008 at a rate slower than Population growth (from 85.09 million to 163.8 million over the same period) (Government of Pakistan, 2010). Food consumption pattern in Pakistan are exception and changing by weight nearly three...

Author(s): Khaliq-Uz-Zaman

September 2011

Urbanization of arable land in Lahore City in Pakistan: A case-study

This study is intended to explore the extent of converting arable land for urban use and the pace of construction activities on the residential housing schemes. In most of the schemes, more than half of the plots are inbuilt because by-laws are very flexible and owners of vacant plots have no fear of cancellation and they consider this investment a better safeguard against inflation. Moreover, speculators invested their...

Author(s): Khaliq-Uz-Zaman and Arif Anwar Baloch