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Date production decreased by 73 tons

Due to the lack of modern technology, date production in the country has decreased 73 tons. According to the report, Khajur production was 5 lakh 40 thousand tons in 1999, which declined to 4 lakh 67 thousand tons in 2015-16. According to the report, the total share of Balochistan in the country is 45 percent, Sindh 43 percent while Khyber ...

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Approved varieties must be used for cotton cultivation, Agriculture Experts

p>Agriculture experts have instructed farmers to cultivate registered varieties of cotton BT varieties such as VH-178, CIM-602, BH-178, FH-LALAZAR, FH-142, IUB-13, MNE-988,VH-305,AGC-999 and AGC-777 while local varieties such as CM-554, NIAB-777,CIM- 608, CRSM-38,BH-167,FH-942,NIAB-846, NIAB-112, SANTO-124, CIM-620 and Niab 2008 must be cultivated in order to obtain better production.

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Reduction of cotton rate in international commodity exchange

The cotton prices declined in the International Commodity Exchange due to that the US President Donald Trump adds additional charges to sugar import. Cotton deals are decrease by 2.13 cents to Rs 73.55 cents per pound in the exchange for the month of July. In exchange totaled 47380 cotton bale business has been done which is 30995 more than previous ...

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Subsidy being provided to increase cotton cultivation

Government has evolved a comprehensive strategy to increase cultivation of cotton by providing subsidy on fertilize and seed as this crop was playing pivotal role in strengthening national economy.  The government had decided to convince the farmers to bring maximum land. He said that the government was providing subsidy of Rs.1000 per bag of cotton seed, Rs.800 per bag on Potash fertilizer and Rs.500 per bag on DAP ...

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Farmers should cultivate marry gold during May June

Famous African types of marry gold flower includes, fulfy ruffles, climax, supreme, aanka, first lady, crown of gold and French varieties include cupid, french butter, scoth, butter ball, goldie, rusty glow, snow ball and golden ball. According to the spokesperson of agriculture department, farmer should cultivate marry gold in May June. For these flowers sandy fertile soil where water drainage ...

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Ramadan month: Establishment of 307 fare price shops by agriculture department

Agriculture Secretary (Marketing) Punjab, Puniab Ehsan Bhattah said that all the employees of established Fare Price Shops of agriculture department will serve the public in this blessed month, according to the law, strict action will be taken against any type of complaint he said this on the occasion of a surprise visit to the fare price shop. Agriculture Secretary said ...

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Blight or Brown Spot of Rice and its control

This disease has been recorded all over Pakistan. Initially small dots or circular eye shaped or oval spots appear light in colour on leaves. These spots coalesce and result in linear spots brown in colour. Later on withering and yellowing of leaves occur. Seed setting also affected and causes sterility, shrivelling and show rotting and poor germination.Diseased seeds, plant debris ...

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Balochistan’s livestock sector contributed Rs 21.89 lac to national economy

The livestock sector of the Balochistan province contributed Rs 21.89 million to the national economy. Balochistan government in the wake of uplifting livestock and dairy development sector in the province has been providing modern facilities to the livestock and dairy farmers as the first priority of the incumbent government.  Director General Livestock and Dairy Development Department Balochistan, Dr Ghulam Hussain Jaffar said  that the department had been ...

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15 types of different insects can attack cotton crop, Agriculture Department

Agriculture Department spokesman said that 15 types of insects can be attacked on cotton crop, in which heliothus, Pink bollworm, Army worm is the most dangerous. Farmers should avoid cultivating non registered varieties so farmers will not face any difficulty. He said that in the BT types of cotton, IR3701, Ali Akbar 703, MG 6, Sittar 008, FH 113, Nelam ...

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Farmers are instructed to use modern technologies for better production of rice

Farmers are instructed to use modern technologies for better rice production because rice is the world largest source of food but after wheat. The world production of rice is 5.5 million tons, while 92 percent of this production is cultivated in Asia. In Pakistan rice is the third largest crop after wheat and cotton and it is cultivated on 2.8 ...

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