Biotechnology can help Pakistan achieve sustainable development goals; can provide drought tolerant
, nutrient enriched, more yield producing, herbicide tolerant, insect resistant and so many more varieties to fight with the challenges that the country is facing.
Furthermore, it says, farmers are encouraged to plant more sorghum than maize since sorghum is more drought tolerant
and maize should be minimised as it is a heavy feeder and does not stand high temperatures.
The drought tolerant
group of corn hybrids showed higher values across all soil moisture levels compared to the non-drought counter parts corn hybrids.
It has been found that under the drought stress conditions, those genotypes that show the highest harvest index and highest yield stability are drought tolerant
The Poaceae wild plants-Dactylactenium sindicum, Cenchrus biflorus, Chlorius barbata were used for isolation of drought tolerant
The current research work was conducted to identify drought tolerant
wheat genotypes after passing through screening criteria at seedling stage in wheat.
To enhance sustainability initiatives, Rider Levett Bucknall suggested an on-site nursery and the substitution of drought tolerant
native species for invasive non native plants.
Specific topics covered include transcriptome analysis of drought tolerant
near isogenic lines, forage crop improvement and gene expression networks (GEN) in crops.
The aim of the initiative is to come up with and introduce a royalty free drought tolerant
and insect tolerant maize for smallholder farmers in Africa.
It is considerably more drought tolerant
than most vegetables.
The objective of this study was to characterize drought tolerant
and susceptible spring wheat cultivars on the basis of physiological and yield attributes.
PIONEER SEED Company (Dupont) and Syngenta have developed the Aquamax and Artesian technologies to develop drought tolerant