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about us
Ayub Agricultural Research Institute is the main engine of growth in important crops witnessed over the years. A premier and one of the prestigious research organizations of the country, originated in 1962 after the bifurcation of research and education working under the former Punjab Agricultural College and Research Institute Lyallpur (Established in 1906). Main campus is located at Faisalabad, whereas ecological specific research Institutes, research stations, sub-stations, testing centers, service laboratories and research cum demonstration farms are located throughout the Province of Punjab.
mission
Ayub Agricultural Research Institute's mission is to evolve new verities and to develop the technologies for food safety, food security and sustainable generation of exportable surplus, value addition and conservation of natural resources.
Functions
  • Genetic improvement of crop verities for economic traits.

  • Continuous up-gradation of production technology of crop verities.

  • Environmental friendly protection from insect pests, diseases and weeds.

  • Better understanding and utilization of soil and water relations of plants.

  • Processing/ preservation and postharvest technology of fruits and vegetables.

Crop Varieties
In many coutries cotton (Fossypium spp.) is one of the most important fibre producing plants...
The cultivation of wheat (Triticum spp.) reaches far back into history. Wheat was one of the...
Protein is the most essential component of human diet. It is required for body growth and its...
Forage crops are crops grown specially to be grazed by livestock or conserved as hay or silage...
Many oilseed crops are grown in Pakistan (Table 1) as a source of vegetable oil. These crops are...
Rice crop is of great economic importance for Pakistan, as it is second staple food after wheat, and...
Latest News

Striving towards a Green Pakistan under the directions of Prime...

In connection with, “Weed Eradication Week”, a seminar was organized in the auditorium of AARI, Faisalabad on...