Plant Biotech Becomes Important To Agri-sector: Expert

Plant Biotechnology has become most important to agriculture sector in Pakistan as it not only helps farmers to acquire better yields but also save expenses in respect of chemicals such as fertilizer and pesticides.

This was stated by Deputy Director General, Defense, Science and Technology Organization (DESTO) Prof. Dr. Saifullah Khan while delivering a lecture on "New trends in plant biotechnology" to the students of Biosciences Department, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi, said a statement on Thursday.

Dr. Saifullah Khan, in his lecture, emphasized the basic necessities and the need of skills required in Plant Biotechnology to compete in international market.