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Instructions to ensure removal of rainwater from wheat fields

Agriculture spokesman of the department said that due to rainfall in the past few days there are reports of wheat crop affected by some diseases in Punjab. In this regard, the department has issued instructions to the expanding staff to make quick water clearance from the wheat fields and to give farmers useful advice to save the crop from this ...

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Integrated Pest Management for Sugarcane .

Insect pests play an important role in reducing the sugarcane yield. The most serious insect pests are sugarcane top borer, stem borer, Gurdaspur borer, army worm, white ant (feeding inside the cane and causes less germination). Pyrilla (Pyrilla is the most destructive foliage- sucking pest); whitefly, mealy bug and black bugs are also causing damage. These all can cause of ...

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Biological control of insects instead of chemical control

Proper management of the garden should be done to keep it clean and protect it from the attack of insects. Instead of spraying poisonous insecticides in mango fields, effective results can be achieved by biological control. In this manner gardeners will be able to save the environment from pollution and in case of any problem you can contact any expert ...

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Possibility of grains shortage in global market during current season.

The International Grains Council (IGC) on Thursday predicted that grains stocks would fall further in the 2019/20 season with an anticipated rise in both wheat and corn production. It would to difficult to fulfil demand. The inter-governmental body, issuing its first full set of supply and demand projections for 2019/20, saw total stocks of grain falling by 29 million tons ...

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6 percent decrease in the import of dairy products

During the initial 8 months of the current financial year i.e 2018-19, the dairy products imports declined by 6%. According to the figures, import has decreased by 158.143 million dollars during the financial year-July-February, while the dairy product imports increased by 29.39 percent during February 2019.

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Timely sowing of sesame is necessary for higher production

Agriculture experts advised farmers to sow sesame at the right time in loamy soils whose water holding capacity is high and water absorption is more. Before cultivation, ploughing should be done 2 to 3 times after which planking is necessary for the preparation of the land. Approved and resistant varieties of sesame should be cultivated that includes TH 89, TS ...

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Dairy Farmers demand to increase milk prices

Dairy Farmers have demanded increase in milk prices according to the production cost. Shakir Omar Gujjar, Chairman of the Dairy and Cattle Farmers Association said in last press conference in Karachi Press Club that prices of milk should be given under the open market system, based on demand and if not than government should provide a subsidy to provide the ...

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How and when to prune a Palm tree?

Experts recommend that you wait until spring to prune your palm tree. Those dead fronds may be somewhat unattractive, but they will help protect the palm from summer’s heat and winter’s cold. Sterilize and sharpen your pruning tools before you begin. Generally, you’ll need pruners, garden knives and pruning saws when you are trimming a palm tree. Wear safety glasses ...

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