Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Precision Agriculture and Sustainable Solutions

Precision Agriculture and Sustainable Solutions

Zoom Agriculture Webinar, Episode 2

Date & Time: 30th July, 2020  –  4:00 pm PST 

NOTE: Recorded Audio/Video is available now.





16:00 Welcome by Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Prof. Emeritus. Moderator
16:05 Opening remarks on Precision Agriculture by Engr Dr Qamar Zaman, Vice Chancellor, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi-Pakistan. Remarks
16:15 “Advanced mechanized system to increase farm profitability and improve environmental sustainability” by Dr. Travis Esau. Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University, Canada.



16:30 Variable rate fertilizer recommendations based on image-based grass growth” by Dr. Sun-Ok Chung, Chungnam National University, South Korea.



16:45 “Application of deep learning and A.I. for sustainable water management” by Dr. Aitazaz Ahsan Farooque, Associate Professor, Prince Edward Island University, Canada



17:00 “Pixel to prosperity in the agriculture landscape of Pakistan” by Dr. Waqar Shahid Qureshi, Assistant Professor, NUST, Islamabad-Pakistan Discussant
17:10 “Is precision agriculture achievable In Pakistani agricultural system?” By Dr Azeem Khan, Researcher, University of New England, Armidale, Australia Discussant
17:20 “Current status of precision agriculture in the country and role of universities” Dr Jehanzeb Masud, Associate Prof., Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi-Pakistan Discussant
17:30 Question & Answers  
17:50 Stakeholder Response by Mr Afaq Ahmad Tiwana, CEO, FAP  
18:00 Closing  


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