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National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC), Islamabad  established in 1984, is the largest research centre of the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC). NARC, with a total land area of approximately 1400 acres, is located near Rawal Lake, six kilometers south-east of Islamabad. Physical facilities in term of experimental fields, laboratories, green houses, gene bank, library/ documentation, auditorium, machinery & lab equipment repair workshops, stores, hostels, cafeteria, audio visual studios, are also available at NARC.

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Distribution of nymphalid butterflies (Brush footed) in district Rawalpindi and Islamabad [Pakistan]  [2000]

Sabir, A.M.; Bhatti, A.H. (Beekeeping & Hill Fruit Pests Research Sub- Station, Murree (Pakistan)); Rafi, M.A.; Suhail, A.;

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Nymphalidae is by for the largest family of butterflies represented the world over. In the present studies from Rawalpindi and Islamabad, eight selected sites were sampled. The collected specimens were compared with the previously reported species of this family and out of 18 species, Kallima inachus was recorded for the first time from Pakistan.

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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences (Pakistan)

ISSN : 1028-8880