PARC to provide over 200 tons of certified seeds of wheat

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The National Agriculture Research Center (NARC) would provide over 200 tons high yielding seeds of wheat to growers across the crop sowing areas in the country during current Rabi season in order to ensure maximum per-acre crop output to attain self-sufficiency in staple grain production.

The seeds are comprising on 06 high-yielding verities including Pakistan 2003, Borlaug 2016, Zencol 2016, Markaz 2019, NARC Supper, and AZRIC Dera, Project Incharge Wheat Productivity Enhancement Program in NARC, Dr Sikandar Shaheen told while talking to APP here Wednesday. He said that in order to enhance the output of wheat, the NARC was tasked to develop new high-yielding, climate tolerant seed verities to enhance per-acre output of the commodity.—APP

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