Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Sindh organized a lecture on Wheat Genetic Resources and Integrated Science”.
Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Sindh organized a lecture on Wheat Genetic Resources and Integrated Science” on Wednesday. Noted wheat scientist from National Agriculture Research Council (NARC) Islamabad Dr. Abdul Mujeeb Kazi was key speaker. The event was presided over by Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences Dr. Muhammad Tahir Rajput.
In his lecture Dr. Abdul Mujeeb Kazi highlighted the importance of wheat breeding, origin of wheat as well as production of synthetic wheat and its dispersal. He is the pioneer of synthetic hexploid wheat production in world and has produced 1400 synthetic lines in wheat which revolutionized the green revolution in world. Dr. Kazi proposed the line of action for future research, provided guidelines to young students and scientists. Dr. Muhammad Tahir Rajput said that wheat is an important crop worldwide and especially inPakistanthere is no survival without wheat. To combat the challenge of food shortage for growing population ofPakistan, Dr. Rajput said that it is necessary to develop more improved wheat verities.
Dr. Sher Muhammad Mangrio, Dr. Wazir Shaikh and other also expressed their views.