Significance of Potash use in agriculture

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Staff Reporter

Lahore—Punjab University Institute of Agricultural Science (IAGS) in collaboration with International Potash Institute (IPI), Switzerland has organized two-day International Conference on “Significance of Potash use in Pakistani Agriculture” under the umbrella of Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC). Dr. Noor-ul-Islam, Chief Executive, Punjab Agricultural Research Board (PARB), Director Prof. Dr. Javed Iqbal Qazi, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, Prof. Dr. Sajid Rasheed Ahmad, eminent agricultural scientists from all over Pakistan, faculty members and a large number of students participated in the conference. Dr. Muhammad Arshad Javaid from UTM, Malaysia also participated in the conference as foreign delegate, whereas Hillel Magen from IPI, Switzerland and Prof. Richard Bell from Australia participated in the conference through video link. Director IAGS Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Haider presided-over the conference while Dr. Sajid Ali, conference secretary briefed the participants about the objectives of the conference.