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Extra care required for nursery raising of cauliflower

To cultivate healthy and free of disease nursery, following precaution should be taken: Land full of chemical fertilizer should be chosen; water drainage should be proper; irrigation water should be suitable from every respect ;land should be free of disease and fungus; sowing should be timely; level of ridges should be uniform and land should be free of weeds.

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Land preparation for the Cultivation of Radish

Thorough seedbed preparation is essential to insure uniform depth of planting. A fine, well-prepared seedbed is important for growing radish. Application of farm yard manure approximately six weeks before sowing of crop helps build up the water-holding capacity of the soil and balance the nutrient supply. The land should be leveled followed by two to three deep plugging and 20-30 ...

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Late Sowing of Cucumber must be done on time.

Sandy loam rich in organic matter with good drainage and pH range from 6.5-7.5 are ideal for cucumber cultivation. This crop requires a moderate warm temperature.Sow the seeds during June -july. About 2.5 kg of seeds are required for a hectare.Treat the seeds with Trichoderma viride 4 g/kg or Pseudomonas fluorescens 10 g/kg or Carbendazim 2 g/kg of seeds before ...

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Sorghum cultivation for seeds purpose should be completed till 15 July

In Punjab, sorghum is sown for fodder from March to August; for grain, planting in June-July is recommended. In Sindh, it is sown in June for both fodder and grain. It is generally sown during June and July in NWFP. Rainfed crops are planted at the onset of the monsoon. In Balochistan, it is planted during July and August in ...

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Phalsa (Grewia subinequallis DC, Tiliaceae)

Phalsa is an exotic bush and usually 10 to 15 feet tall. It is native of southern Asia. Phalsa is a rare plant but easy to grow in Phoenix. It requires hot summer for fruits to ripe. It can stand light frosts which causes only shedding of leave. The plant is deciduous in the areas with mild winter season like ...

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Oxytocin is a hormone released from anterior pituitary gland in animals as well as human beings. This hormone is protein in nature and it is transported through blood from the site of release to the site of action. In Pakistan, unfortunately oxytocin is being used blindly by farmers living in villages for milk let down in their animals without knowing ...

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Carrot thrives best on deep, loose loamy soil : Agriculture Experts

Carrot thrives best on deep, loose loamy soil. To secure an early crop, sandy loam soil is ideal one. A soil in the pH range of 5.5. to 6.5 is the best. Long smooth slender carrot, desired for fresh market, can be successfully grown only on deep, friable, well-drained light soils, free of debris and rocks. Otherwise the roots will ...

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Pumpkin Cultivation must be started in Mid July

Pumpkin Cultivation must be started in Mid July .It is warm season crop. But it can withstand cool weather. The plant is also tolerant to partial shade. Pumpkin is grown on all types of soil. But loam, sandy loam and clay loam soils are considered best for its cultivation. The soil should be thoroughly prepared. It does best at a ...

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Cultivation Of mint should be started in the end of August

Agriculture expert said that cultivation Of mint should be started in the end of August and completed till September. Mints are vigorous perennials that thrive in light soil with good drainage.Ideally, they prefer a moist but well-drained site, something like their native habitat along stream banks.Most will tolerate some shade, and the variegated types may require some protection from direct ...

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