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Fungal attack on Pea Crop

Attack on Fungus on Pea crop report. Agronomist Abas Ali Gul  AARI told farmers that due to the attack of Powdery mildew , downy mildew plants arebadly damaged and pods rotting occurs. For the control of these diseases Fungicicide must be sprayed as soon as posssible.

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Transplant chilli nursery in fields till 15 February

Before transplanting chilli nursery to field mix FYM with soil. Agricultural Experts said that farmers must transplant chilli  nursery to the field by 15 February as the chilling condition ends. Best areas for cultivation of Red Chilli are Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawal nagar, Okara While Green Chilli can be cultivated in Chiniot, Gujranwala, Kasoor and Sheikhapoora. Farmers should use 10 ...

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Almond Production

Introduction and Importance: Almond (Prunus amygdalus) is one of the important stone fruit grown in Pakistan. It is also included in nuts according to its usage. It is very delicious with high nutritional value because of its oil contents. Almond is a high value crop and one of the most non-perishable nut fruit. When dried it can easily be kept ...

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Lemon Cultivation

Introduction: A LEMON tree is a sub-tropical plant, and in its natural habitat, its fruit is green and only slightly acidic for the fruit to develop its flavor and yellow color. The fruit is picked before maturity to preserve its acidity. Most of the species under the genus lemon are native to tropical and sub–tropical regions of Southeast Asia, particularly, ...

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Pomegranate Production Technology

INTRODUCTION Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is one of the commercially important fruit crops..It is native to Iran (Persia). Fruit is consumed fresh or in the form of juice, jam, squash and syrup. Among all forms, canned slices and juice are in much demand, constituting about 70% of the production. PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY Agro-climatic requirements Pomegranate grows well under semi-arid conditions and can ...

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Start harvesting sugarcane crop by the end of January, Agriculture Department

Agriculture Department has said that start sugarcane crop harvesting by the end of January and continue till march. Stop irrigation 25 to 30 days before the harvest crop and do not leave the harvested crop for long time in the field. In case it has be kept for a prolonged period it should be covered trash.

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Farmers are instructed to cultivate dates plant in February, Department of Agriculture

Agriculture Department has said that farmers should cultivate dates plants in February, which are pre-prepared in nursery and prepare pits for new plantation. Start cultivating plants,use half nitrogen fertilizer, full amount of phosphorus and potassium till end of the February before blooming of the flower.

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Apricot Production Technology

INTRODUCTION The apricot (Prunus armeniaca) is a stone fruit, as are plums, peaches, nectarines, cherries, and almonds. Stone fruit have a single seed covered by a hard, thick seed coat (or ‘shell’); together the seed (or ‘kernel’) and the seed coat are called a ‘pit’ or ‘stone’. Both the kernel and the shell have economic uses in addition to the ...

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Soybean needs seven irrigation in spring cultivation: Specialist

Agriculture Expert said that check weather conditions before irrigating soybean crop during spring cultivation . Right after 20-25 days of sowing start irrigation and then with the intervals of 10 days give water to crop. During summer more irrigation should e done. Usually seven times irrigation is required for soybean crop. Hoeing must be done two times for good yield. ...

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