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The government is taking measures to improve mango production in Punjab province

Punjab’s share in national mango production is about 77%. The average production of mango in Pakistan is 11 tons per hectare whereas the production capacity of our varieties is 25 tons per hectare. The government is providing all possible facilities to the mango growers, suppliers and exporters by using the available resources and upgrading all the agricultural laboratories in the ...

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Farmers should start the cultivation of sweet potato from the start of April

Agricultural experts have instructed the farmers to start the cultivation of sweet potato from April and select the approved variety like White Star for planting the crop. It is a good yielding variety of white color. Sandy soil with good drainage is more suitable for its cultivation.  

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Capital Development Authority (CDA) administration inaugurated pets friendly park

Capital Development Authority (CDA) administration inaugurated pets friendly park in sector F-6, Islamabad. Many people rushed towards the park with their pets on Saturday. Pets lovers requested many times to the concerned authority for this initiative where people can come with their pets. There was no park for pets lovers to walk with their pets in an open and beautiful ...

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Farmers are instructed to avoid irrigation in wheat crop.

The chances of thunderstorms are seeing in many areas of Pakistan. Wheat growers should avoid unnecessary irrigation in the field because the risks of crop falling increase due to heavy lodge of spikes. If it rains a lot, try to drain the accumulated water in the field and dig a 15-20 feet deep pit to store the excess water. Also, ...

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Farmers are instructed to start the cultivation of groundnut from March.

Groundnut is one of the important ‘kharif’ oilseed crops. It has an oil content of 50 percent as compared to 40 percent of sunflower, 20 percent of soya bean, and 50 percent of sesame crop. Groundnut is a warm-season crop and the plant requires ample water, especially at its fruiting time. It does well in fairly rich, open, and sandy ...

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Weeds can reduce the yield of sunflower crop

Weeds can reduce the production of sunflower up to 20 – 45%. If the weeds are not removed on time they compete with the crop for light, food, and water. The sunflower crop field should be kept clean from weeds for first 40 to 45 days to achieve better production. Hoeing is the best way to remove weeds as it ...

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Farmers should use modern agricultural technology to boost productivity

Secretary irrigation of South Punjab addressed farmers and emphasized to use the modern agricultural technologies for boosting productivity. He said that farmers should adopt drip irrigation system as it is reasonable and more suitable for uneven, sandy and potohar lands and it also reduces water loss.    

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Farmers are instructed to select loamy soil for the cultivation of bitter gourd

Farmers should select the soil having ph > 7 for the cultivation of bitter gourd. Before the cultivation of bitter gourd farmers should add 10 to 12 tonnes of farm yard manure by using mouldboard plough. A hybrid variety of bitter gourd Faisalabad long can be cultivated to get maximum yield. At the time of sowing add three bags of ...

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A guideline to farmers for mushroom cultivation

Mushrooms contain important vitamins, minerals, and proteins. Many species are believed to cure ailments. The mushrooms can be planted twice a year between March and October. It is recommended that a new grower in mushroom cultivation starts with easy-to-grow and easy-to-sell mushrooms such as oyster mushrooms. The optimal temperature is 24 degrees Celsius for mushroom growth. Mushrooms do not like ...

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University of Veterinary and Animals Sciences celebrates International day of wild life

The Department of Wildlife and Ecology at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) observed World Wildlife Day on 4th March 2021. Various activities including an awareness walk, seminar, and informative lectures were arranged on this day to create awareness about the wild fauna and flora among the general public and students.  

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