Muhammad Farrukh Saleem

Muhammad Farrukh Saleem
University of Agriculture Faisalabad · Department of Agronomy

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Yellowishness in wheat occurs due to Stripe rust disease. Yellow rust is basidiomycete fungus Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. Yellow rust can cause losses of up to 40 % with some field destroyed completely. Generally occur throughout wheat production areas at high elevations In northern & southern areas of temperate regions. The cool climate f...
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Wheat crops are highly sensitive to high temperatures during reproductive and grain filling phases. This study explored how hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) protects grain yield formation in wheat crops exposed to heat during different developmental phases. Two wheat genotypes, Ujala-16 and Anaj-17, of varying heat tolerances, were subjected to heat stress...
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Accomplishment of yield potential following agronomic practices often acquaints with serious impairments in sustainability of agro-ecosystem. This chapter deals with jeopardies caused by agronomic practices and stratagems that can prove helpful to alleviate the adverse impacts induced by these faulty agronomic practices. Ramifications of agronomic...
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Although maize (Zea mays L.) crop has high production potential for forage and grain, however it requires efficient managerial practices for optimum yield. Adequate nutrients for optimum growth led to good vegetative and reproductive growth. Field studies were conducted to evaluate the effects of two endogenous seed phosphorus (P); i.e. SLP: seed w...
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Wheat crops are highly sensitive to high temperatures during their reproductive and grain-filling phases. We hypothesized that potassium could increase thermotolerance in wheat during grain filling by protecting cellular organelles, particularly chlorophyll, from heat injury. Two wheat genotypes, Ujala-16 (relatively heat tolerant) and Anaj-17 (rel...
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Coincidence of heat with terminal stages of wheat is chief constraint to accomplish yield potential. The present study was aimed at comparing thermo-sensitivity of terminal stages, optimizing foliar potassium to alleviate heat and exploring association of metabolites with agronomic attributes. The experiment was laid out in randomized complete bloc...
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The coincidence of terminal heat stress and late grain filling stage is a major constraint in wheat. The objectives of this study were to determine the thermo-sensitivity of reproductive stages of wheat, optimize the application of exogenous selenium to wheat, and explore the correlation of biochemical and agronomic attributes of wheat under heat s...
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High temperature stress at reproductive stages of cotton crop severely affects the yield and quality of cotton crop under changing climatic conditions. To alleviate the adverse effects of high temperature stress on cotton crop, the regulatory effects of potassium (K), zinc (Zn), and boron (B) were assessed by applying different temperature regimes...
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Improving the productivity of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) by strengthening the impact of applied nutrients through alligator weed compost
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Cotton ( Gossypium hirsutum L.) is one of the most important cash crops primarily grown for fiber. It is a perennial crop with indeterminate growth pattern. Nitrogen (N) is extremely important for vegetative growth as balanced N-nutrition improves photosynthesis, resulting in better vegetative growth. Excessive N-supply results in more vegetative g...
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An ample quantity of water and sufficient nutrients are required for economical rice production to meet the challenges of ever-increasing food demand. Currently, slow-release nitrogenous fertilizers for efficient inputs utilization and maximum economic yield of field crops are in the limelight for researchers and farmers. In this study, we evaluate...
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Artificial intelligence is a powerful tool that can be used to improve agricultural productivity and profitability. However, it is important to collaborate with an experienced company that has a clear idea of your goals before you get started. With the right approach, AI can help you take your business to the next level. The application of artifici...
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Studies based on the use and role of alligator weed compost mulch in vegetable production are lacking in the literature. Mulches conserve the soil moisture, enhance the nutrient status of soil, and suppress the weeds in crop plants. In the present study, alligator compost mulch was applied in okra under field conditions with the objectives to suppr...
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Drought stress is a major limitation in wheat production around the globe. Organic amendments could be the possible option in semi-arid climatic conditions to mitigate the adverse effects of drought at critical growth stages. Wheat straw biochar (BC 0 = Control, BC 1 = 3% biochar and BC 2 = 5% biochar) was used to alleviate the drought stress at ti...
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The experiment was conducted to optimize the level of humic acid, zinc and boron for better growth, enhanced yield and grain quality of wheat crop cultivated under field condition. Growth characteristics, yield and its components, and zinc concentrations in straw and grain were analyzed under two application rate of humic acid (0 and 10 kg ha-1), t...
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Agricultural systems all over the world are facing extraordinary pressure in term of squeezed natural resources to meet the increasing food demand of fast growing population in recent times. Water being the most useful natural resource has become scare due to climate change and global warming as it is key input of agronomic crops particularly rice....
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The climate change and global warming driven rise in temperature and unpredictable occurrence of heat waves impede cotton plants growth and development. Therefore, environmental friendly thermotolerance strategies are required to sustain optimum crop yield under stressful conditions. Reports on heat stress impacts on plant water relations, gas exch...
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Abiotic stresses are the prime coercion to sustainable crop production in changing climate scenario. Heat and drought stresses at reproductive as well as vegetative stages of rice cause extensive reduction in its yield. Being a multifunctional amino acid, proline is being used to diminish numerous biotic and abiotic stresses of plants. A pot experi...
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The major wheat-producing countries have heterogeneous and fragile agro climatic surroundings but frequently restraining wheat yield and quality losses are predominant under heat and drought prone agriculture exclusively when both stresses occur in blend, which looms the food security globally. However, many suggested examples are available in thes...
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Among pulses, mungbean is being considered as valuable cash crop in Pakistan but its productivity is under stress due to various agronomic and nutrient related management factors. Current study was planned to assess the interactive effect of soil applied zinc (Zn) and boron (B) under both field and pot managed conditions. Experiment was conducted a...
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Drought is a detrimental abiotic stress limiting wheat growth and yield. Harmful impacts of drought stress can be ameliorated by the use of different growth enhancers either applied as soil amendment or by the foliar spray. The Present research was conducted under semi-arid conditions at Research area of Agronomy Department, The Islamia University...
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Abstract Rapid industrialization and urbanization have resulted in elevated global temperature over the years consequently disturbing the balance of agro-ecological systems worldwide. Therefore, new eco-friendly agricultural practices for sustainable food production are needed. Mulching could potentially serve the purpose by reducing soil evaporati...
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Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) is of prime importance because of its quality fiber and edible oil production. Boron (B) is among essential micronutrients for plant growth; it aids in the transfer of sugars and nutrients from leaves to fruit that are involved directly or indirectly in many plant functions. Cotton growth, yield and quality are strong...
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Studying the foliar selenium-modulated dynamics in phenology and quality of terminal heat-stressed cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) in association with yield, Plant ABSTRACT Coincidence of heat stress with reproductive stages of cotton accelerates phenology and deteriorates the quality of cotton fiber. A field study was conducted for 2 years to inves...
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Coincidence of heat stress with reproductive stages of cotton accelerates phenology and deteriorates the quality of cotton fiber. A field study was conducted for two years to investigate the beneficial role of foliar selenium (Se) application in alleviating the adverse effects of heat stress on cotton growth, development and yield. The experiment w...
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Heat stress at reproductive stages of wheat causes grain shriveling. The present study aimed at comparing thermo-sensitivity of terminal stages of wheat and optimization of foliar potassium to alleviate heat and to determine correlation of biochemical attributes with agronomic attributes. The experiment was laid out in a randomized complete block d...
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Heat stress at reproductive stages of wheat causes grain shriveling. The present study aimed at comparing thermo-sensitivity of terminal stages of wheat and optimization of foliar potassium to alleviate heat and to determine correlation of biochemical attributes with agronomic attributes. The experiment was laid out in a randomized complete block d...
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Climate change is imposing high temperature resulting in prolonged drought episodes and shrinking of fresh water resources across the globe. In this scenario, even drought tolerant crops like quinoa are also losing significant yield. However, this study was planned to investigate the impact of drought on quinoa at critical growth stages and bacteri...
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This study examined the perceived effectiveness of different information and communication technologies (ICTs) as information source among farmers in Punjab province of Pakistan. This study is distinctive in nature as eight ICT tools (Mobile, TV, Radio, Internet, Helpline, Websites, Landline phone and Computer) are compared on 8 characteristics (be...
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High temperature during reproductive stages of cotton is a major constraint to achieve potential yield of cotton. The aim of the present study was to determine comparative thermo-sensitivity of squaring and flowering, to optimize exogenous selenium for heat-stressed cotton, and to explore correlation among physiochemical and morphological attribute...
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To cite this paper: Shabir, M.A., H.Z. Khan, M.F. Saleem and M.A.U. Haq, 2019. Sesbania green manuring improved soil health and productivity of autumn maize under varying nitrogen rates. Abstract Integrated soil fertility management not only helps to prevent soil degradation but also ensures food security. The present study was conducted to assess...
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Drought is a major constraint for agricultural productivity worldwide, and it is likely to further increase. Different strategies are required to mitigate drought stress in plants. In a two-year study that conducted at agronomic research area of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, we investigated the role of rhizobacteria (RB) and cytokinins (Ck)...
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Water is the main factor for the healthy life of plant. One of the main negative effects of climate change is the increasing scarcity of water that is lethal for plant. Globally, for water deficit regions (arid and semi-arid), drought is the main factor responsible for low production of agriculture, especially for cotton. Great efforts have been an...
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Phosphorous (P) dearth in alkaline calcareous soils of Pakistan renders P unavailable for plant uptake. Consequently, affects grain yield and is major constraint to achieve desired yield potential of field grown maize (Zea mays L.). The objectives of this study were to enhance phosphorus use efficiency (PUE) by determining thresholds of basal appli...
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Coincidence of high temperature with terminal reproductive pheno-stages of cotton is chief constraint to achieve yield potential. This high temperature interfere plant defensive system, physiological process, water relations and lint yield production. In this study, we modulated the detrimental outcomes of heat stress on cotton through the foliar s...
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Water is the basic unit for sustaining healthy plant life. Limited or unavailability of water leads to ultimate plant death. Drought severely affects the yield of wheat, especially when it occurs at the critical growth stages like tillering and anthesis. Therefore, attempts have been and being made to develop measures to combat the drought effects...
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Heat stress at spike initiation and flowering is chief constraint hampering the accomplishment of yield potential in wheat crop. The present study was aimed at comparing the thermo-sensitivity of terminal stages, optimizing exogenous potassium to alleviate impacts of heat and to explore biochemical attributes triggered regulations in morphological...
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Fifty cotton genotypes were evaluated for NaCl tolerance in which plants were irrigated with nutrient solution with an electrical conductivity (EC) of 10 dS m-1 and 15 dS m-1 with the addition of NaCl from 10 d to 40 d seedlings. The chlorophyll contents, root and shoot lengths, root fresh and dry weights, shoot fresh and dry weights, Na + , K + an...
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Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) play an important role in improving crop growth but have not been studied sufficiently. A wire house experiment was conducted in Pakistan to determine the combined effect of inoculating wheat seeds with PGPR on the subsequent growth and yield of the wheat. The experiment included four treatments: T0 – no-...
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This study was conducted at Institute of Agricultural Extension and Rural development University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan during the year 2018. In Pakistan farmers are still reliant on traditional sources because information delivery system in Pakistan is not effective. Discrimination in information dissemination persists across the coun...
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Abstract Episodes of extremely high temperature during reproductive stages of cotton crops are common in many parts of the world. Heat stress negatively influences plant growth, physiology and ultimately lint yield. This study attempts to modulate heat-induced damage to cotton crops via application of growth regulators e.g. hydrogen peroxide (H2O2...
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The ability to identify the vulnerable regions within the crop fields assist the farmers in executing the counter plans precisely. In this regard, the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) equipped with red- green-blue and multispectral sensors have added a new dimen- sion in precision agriculture for a broad range of applications. In this study, we pres...
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Excessive use of insecticides, degradation of protein, insect resistance and premature senescence in Cry1Ac cotton are serious threats to the sustainable cotton production. An experiment was conducted to manage these adversities and to determine dependence of morphological attribute on physiochemical responses. Experiments were conducted at Univers...
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The present study investigated the induced drought tolerance in sunflower through foliar application of potassium (K) at critical growth stages (head formation or achene filling). Five genotypes of sunflower (G-101, SF-187, Hysun-33, Hysun-38, and 64-A-93) were tested for drought tolerance at −0.55, −1.36, and −1.60 MPa osmotic potential using poly...
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Heat stress at reproductive stages of cotton is a leading encumbrance to accomplish yield potential. An experiment was conducted to alleviate adversities of terminal heat stress on cotton. Experiment was conducted at University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan during 2013 and repeated in 2014 using Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with sp...
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Poultry manure (PM), a rich source for crop nutrients, is produced in ample quantities worldwide. It provides necessary nutrient to soil and has a potential to improve plant water holding availability under semiarid environment. The effect of composted poultry manure (CPM) and irrigation regimes on morpho-physiology of selective maize (Zea mays L.)...
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Growth, development, and economic yield of agricultural crops rely on moisture, temperature, light, and carbon dioxide concentration. However, the amount of these parameters is varying with time due to climate change. Climate change is factual and ongoing so, first principle of agronomy should be to identify climate change potential impacts and ada...
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Premature senescence, unopened and rotted bolls are the primary constrictions hampering the accomplishment of yield potential in Bt cotton. An experiment was conducted with the objectives to delay senescence, enhance boll opening and reduce the boll rotting. The experiment was conducted at two randomly selected sites of University of Agriculture Fa...
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Heat stress is an important abiotic constraint limiting crop productivity. An experiment was conducted to elucidate the impacts of heat induced biochemical transformations on morphological attributes of Pakistani wheat genotypes. Experiment was laid out in randomized complete block design (RCBD) with the split plot arrangement during the winter sea...
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To cite this paper: Saeed, M.T., M.A. Wahid, M.F. Saleem and T. Aziz, 2017. Enhancing phosphorus use efficiency by supplementing through soil applications and seed phosphorus reserves in maize (Zea mays). Int. Abstract Phosphorus (P) nutrition is considered essential for increasing yield in cereals, particularly under limited soil P conditions. Hig...
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Terminal heat stress is a prime constraint hampering the accomplishment of yield potential in wheat. While, selection of heat tolerant genotypes using morphological attributes often leads to ambiguities. An experiment was conducted with the objectives to screen different wheat genotypes for heat tolerance at metabolite level. Experiment was laid ou...