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Farmers are instructed to timely apply nitrogen fertilizer to the maize crop.

For the better production of corn, timely and balanced use of fertilizers is essential. Because in order for the nutrients to be available when the plant needs them, fertilizers should be applied at the right timing. Department of Agriculture said that the farmer should timely apply fertilizers and when the height of the crop reaches one and a half feet, ...

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Farm Yard Manure should be applied before cultivating vegetables.

Agriculture experts said that for obtaining higher production of vegetables proper preparation of field is necessary. Farm yard manure should be applied before vegetable farming in order to achieve a maximum yield. Farmyard Manure is a valuable organic manure which enhances and restores a range of natural properties of the soil. It Increases soil fertility and aids water and nutrient ...

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Phosphorus based fertilizers should be used for Gram cultivation.

Agriculture experts, said that the farmers should complete cultivation of gram. To produce higher yield cultivation should be done via drill method. Chickpea is a leguminous crop and it has nodulation capability which can fix atmospheric nitrogen into the soil. Hence it does not require nitrogen fertilizer like other crops. This crop requires more phosphorus for proper growth and development. ...

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Bakhabar Kissan: Modern Metrological Equipment using IOT

Bakhabar Kissan Modern Metrological Equipment using IOT Bakhabar Kissan has launched its own weather station using Internet of Things (IOT). Bakhabar Kissan successfully installed and tested the equipment. At this occasion CEO of Bakhaber Kissan (Khizer Alam Khan) while explaining the process said ‘Farmers will receive parameters easily and accurately of their own location. Bakhaber Kissan is providing free Agricultural ...

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Moderate cold weather is suitable for fenugreek cultivation.

<p>Fenugreek (Meethi) is a small seeded vegetable whose seeds and leaves are both used as spices. It is grown in Nepal, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Argentina, Egypt, France, Spain, Morocco and China. India is the largest producer of fenugreek. In Pakistan it is mostly cultivated in Punjab districts of Kasur, Gujranwala, Sheikkhupura and Faisalabad. A moderate cold weather is suitable for ...

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Jazz digital conference launches breakthrough policy report.

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) Following the full-day digital policy conference called Accelerate to a Digital State, Jazz, Pakistan’s largest digital telecommunication company, released a sector report on a digital policy framework for the Government of Pakistan. This sector report laid out in-depth transformational recommendations on agriculture, health and education. Over the past decade, new technologies have revolutionized public sectors all over ...

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Proper, balanced and timely use of fertilizers is necessary for obtaining good crop of berseem.

A well planned fertilizer program is necessary for berseem forage production. It is important to conduct a proper soil test. As soil test results will provide an inventory of the soil fertility upon which a nutrient strategy can be based. Although for proper growth and development high levels of nitrogen are required for every crops, but berseem requires phosphorus and ...

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Turnip thinning must be done when it develops 3-4 leaves.

Turnip cultivation is done on fertile soil. When the third or fourth leaves of the turnip plant emerges then thinning should be done. Regular thinning provides ample space for the growing plants, but the timing depends on the intended use of the plants. Turnips grown strictly for their greens are happy when crowded, but turnips grown for their roots require ...

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Temperature within a range of 17-32◦c, is ideal for canola cultivation.

Canola gives higher production in fertile loamy soils. Since its seeds are very small, it requires land to be prepared properly. It should not be prepared very deeply, otherwise germination will not occur. The depth of its roots is low, so it is not necessary to prepare the land deeply. Although Canola can be cultivated throughout the Punjab, but in ...

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Egyptian scientist developed a wonderful machine for rice cultivation.

Rice requires a lot of water for growth and development. Now the Egyptian scientists have developed a machine that ploughs fields in a manner that saves about half the amount of water usually used for irrigation, and a quarter of fertilizers used in cultivation. A specially imported unit, which sows rice seedlings mechanically, is mounted on the machine. The machine’s ...

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