General of Agricultural Research System, Pakistan
Muhammad Usman is a former director General of Agricultural Research System, Government of Pakistan who retired from service after a spotless career of about 35 years with senior level experience on research and development of integrated agricultural production, industries, Agriculture & Horticulture and bioenergy on a sustainable way. He established “Prominent Argo Based Industries, Argo Based Industries and Consultancy SDN BHD” in Malaysia and “Foundation for Rural Development in Pakistan”, with primarily aims to work on integrated agricultural project for Rural Development through improvement in agriculture and consultancy services to the formers at Malaysia.
The aim of presentation consists of agriculture, horticulture, health, daily use of life, financial crises, poverty and hunger were studied and reported that Agriculture and Horticulture is the basic need for the development of health, daily use of life, reduction in financial crises, poverty and hunger in the world. Agriculture is the science, art and occupation of cultivating the soil, producing crops, raising livestock etc. It is the food we eat, the clothing we wear, the materials of our homes, the garden around us etc. In other words, agricultural is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi and other life forms for food, fibers, biofuels and other products used to sustain human life. It is not only the basic need of food but also fulfills all the basic requirements of human beings for the daily use of their life’s like integrated agricultural products/industries including Livestock and Dairy Development i.e. beef, mutton, milk and milk product, Poultry like broiler, table eggs, etc. Aquaculture the rearing of fish, apiculture the rearing or keeping bees, The different Crops production, Seed industry like wheat rice, maize etc. The word horticulture comes from two Latin words which mean “garden” and “culture”. Horticulture is the area of agriculture involving basically the art and science of growing and handling the fruits, nuts, vegetables, herbs, flowers, foliage plants, woody ornamental, turf etc. Horticulture is divided into different distinct disciplines/industries, such as Floriculture, Landscape horticulture, Olericulture, Pomology and Post-harvest physiology. In the light of the above study, it is proposed to commercialize the industries of agriculture and horticulture for absorbing millions of technical and non-technical peoples, create employment, generate income, stronger economy, reduce the crises, poverty and hunger in the world.
- Agriculture Engineering
- Agriculture and Food Security
- Plant Science
- Agronomy and Crop Science
- Precision Agriculture and Environment
- Agroforestry and Landscaping
- Soil Science and Water Management
- Crop Protection and Entomology
- Greenhouse and Horticulture
- Livestock/Animal Farming and Genetic Engineering