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Cultivation of onion seedlings should be completed immediately

To grow quality transplants, growers should select a soil having good drainage and free from weeds. 2 to 3 kg seeds and 4 to 5 marla land will be required for preparing onion seedlings for cultivating onion in one acre. Before sowing, land should be thoroughly prepared and seedbeds should be properly made. In prepared seed beds, at a distance ...

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Training seminars to be conducted for promoting fish farming

Fish farming can not only make up for the lack of protein in the human diet, but it can also significantly increase the income of farmers and make barren lands more productive by setting up fish farms there. In order to acquaint the farmers with the modern methods of fish farming, a strategy is being formulated in collaboration with the ...

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Management of Rice Insect Pests

Rice growers are instructed to take timely measures to control insect pests, otherwise crop will be damaged. Among the invading insects stem borer, leaf folder, grasshopper and white aphid are more harmful. Stem borers usually attacks basmati varieties, while leaf folder attacks both ARI and basmati varieties while white aphids generally attacks ARI varieties more. Grasshopper attacks rice transplants and ...

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Vegetables should be protected from destructive insects

Vegetable growers should control destructive insect pests so that production per acre can be increased. In order to increase production and save nutritional value of vegetables, insect pests must be controlled. To protect vegetables from sucking insect growers should remove weeds from the field. Eliminating weeds will aid in control of pests. Sucking insects spread several virus diseases, reduce vigor ...

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PHA Start Plantation Drive in Lahore

Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) Chairman, Yasir Gillani on Tuesday kicked off monsoon tree plantation drive by planting a sapling at the premises of Islamia High School. The chairman called for widescale plantation to eliminate air pollution, and added that collective efforts were needed to create healthy and green environment. Free plants were distributed among the citizens in Liberty Chowk ...

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Import of agricultural machinery and equipment increased during the last fiscal year

In our country, import of agricultural machinery and equipment has increased during the last fiscal year. According to the data released by the State Bank, in the first 11 months of the last fiscal year, import on agricultural machinery and equipment accounted 85.38 million dollars, which is 12.82% more than the same period during previous fiscal year. During the same ...

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BaKhabar Kissan in Collaboration with Reap Agro Conducted a Grand Farmer’s Meeting in Swabi.

The purpose of the event was to create awareness amongst farmers regarding digital agriculture and bring together all players in the Agri value chain. Farmer’s issues were discussed and resolved through digital channels. Farmers were informed about BKK platforms such as our application, how to use it and how they can benefit from it. Through BKK partners, digital wallets were ...

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Fences around orchards protect plants and fruits from the harmful effects of heat

Tall trees planted as a fence around the orchards protect the plants and fruits from the harmful effects of heat, so gardeners should not prune these trees during the summer so as to avoid damage to the plants due to extreme heat. During summer, to the main branches of plants a mixture of copper sulphate and lime should be applied ...

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BaKhabar Kissan in Collaboration with Reap Agro Conducted a Grand Farmer’s Meeting in Swabi

The purpose of the event was to create awareness amongst farmers regarding digital agriculture and bring together all players in the Agri value chain. Farmer’s issues were discussed and resolved through digital channels. Farmers were informed about BKK platforms such as our application, how to use it and how they can benefit from it. Through BKK partners, digital wallets were ...

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Weather forecast for the third week of July

During the third week of July, heavy monsoon rains are expected in Sindh, including Karachi, due to which there is possibility of flood situation in urban areas. During this period, there will be intermittent rainfall in Punjab, Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. And temperature will be lower than normal. For more details dial 03030300000 and talk to BKK Weather Experts. 

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