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Chief Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has instructed sugar mills owners to immediately start crushing of sugarcane.

Chief Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has instructed sugar mills owners to immediately start crushing of sugarcane. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Tuesday instructed the sugar mills owners to immediately start crushing of sugarcane. Addressing a high level meeting at CM House, he said that the delay in crushing of sugarcane affects the yields of sugarcane growers and brings ...

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Winter season rainfall will increase crop production, Assistant Director Agriculture, Bahawalnagar

In the areas of chistian, district Bahawalnagar, the first rain of winter season is expected to increase the production of wheat crop, sugarcane, mustard, winter fodder crops and various vegetables grown over one lakh and 55 thousand acres land. Assistant Director, Agriculture Extension Chistian, Chaudhry Mohammad Arshad said that due to the lack of irrigation water in different villages of ...

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Hydroponics

Introduction: Hydroponics is a method of growing plants without using soil. In this methods plants are grown in a water based, nutrient rich solution. It does not require soil and hence the root system is supported using an inert medium such as perlite, rock wool, clay pellets, peat moss, or vermiculite. The basic principle behind hydroponics is to allow the ...

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Farmers are directed to cultivate sunflower instead of late wheat crop.

The agriculture department has advised the farmers to cultivate sunflower crop as it provide a good source of income. Assistant Director Agriculture, Naveed Asmat said that sunflower is one of the important crop and instead of late sowing of wheat, farmers should prefer to cultivate it. So that higher production can be produced in a relatively less time as compared ...

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To protect Rabi crops from pests and diseases, weeds must be controlled.

Spokesperson of Agriculture Department has instructed farmers to protect winter fodder crops such as Berseem, Lucerne and Oat from insect pests, so that the crop can be saved from destruction and farmers financial loss can be minimized. They said that shoot fly is one of the most destructive insect pests of winter crops and it heavily damage the arising shoots ...

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Free distribution of olive plants in potohar region.

The Punjab government under its five-year (2015-2020) plan will provide 20 lac high quality olive saplings free of charge for plantation in the Olive Valley this year. The Olive Valley comprises Rawalpindi, Chakwal, Jhelum, Attock, Mianwali and Khushab districts. The program is aimed at promoting local production of olive oil and decreasing import bill of edible oil sector. Growers will ...

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Weeds are a major limiting factor in strawberry production.

Strawberry is a very delicate fruit. It is packed with vitamin C and also contains valuable minerals. Weed control is one of the greatest challenge for strawberry growers. Since strawberry plants are relatively slow growing and are poor competitors, weeds quickly invade and establish itself. Strawberry fields are kept in production for several years and weed populations change within the ...

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Trading Corporation Pakistan is set to open tender to import 50,000 metric tonnes of urea.

In order to meet the demand of urea for Kharif season, the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) will open another tender to import 50,000 metric tonnes of urea. According to the terms and conditions of Trading Corporation of Pakistan, the provided urea will be according to the standards and laws of Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority. The tender opening ...

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Sunflower can be cultivated in almost every kind of soil expect saline and sodic soils.

Sunflower is an important cash crop. Its oil is very useful for human health and helps reduce the cholesterol level. The cultivation of sunflower can be successfully done with different crops in a cultivation plan. Due to the deep root system, it can tolerate water shortage to a great extent. It produces a yield of 35 to 40 tonnes per ...

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For the control of yellow vein mosaic disease in okra, confidor solution should be used.

Agricultural Experts have directed okra growers to save their crop from different diseases by taking appropriate measures at right time. Okra crop is attacked by a number of diseases and insect pests. The diseases as well as insect pests found on okra vary from year to year. To save the crop from diseases, confidor solution should be used. In wilting ...

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