PARC distributes portable irrigation units for pulses growers

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The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has provided 12 portable irrigation units to growers of different areas under its pulses enhancement project to achieve self-sufficiency in pulses production for reducing the reliance on imported leguminous.

Besides, the council had also released 15 varieties of different pulses and provided subsidized seeds of different beans to over 41,705 farmers across the pulses production areas in the country, said an official of the council.

Talking to APP, here on Friday, he said that the seeds of different pulses were provided to local farmers on 50% subsidy, aiming at to enhance per-acre output of different pulses for attaining self-sufficiency in leguminous production.—APP

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