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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.

Journal Article

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Resistance of cotton against Amrasca devastans (Dist.) (Jassidae: Homoptera) and relationship of the insect with leaf hair density and leaf hair length  [2004]

Ahmad, S.; Shah, M.; Farooq, H.M.K. (NWFP Agricultural Univ., Peshawar (Pakistan). Dept. of Entomology); Ullah, F.;

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Eighteen cotton cultivars were tested against Amrasca Devastans (Dist.) at Central Cotton Research Institute, Multan during 2000. The cultivars CRIS-82 and MNH-536 were highly infested by jassid A. devastans (Dist.) while lowest seasonal infestation was recorded on cultivar CRIS-467 and CRIS-134. The cultivars having maximum hair density were resistant to jassid whereas the cultivars having minimum hair density were susceptible to jassid. Hair length has no significant effect on population of jassid.

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Sarhad Journal of Agriculture (Pakistan)

ISSN : 1016-4383