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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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Weather forecast for the second week of August

 During the second week of August, monsoon rains will be intermittent and temperatures will remain above normal. However, limited rainfall is expected in Kashmir and North Punjab.   Monsoon rains increase sharply from mid-August and this phase will continue till the end of August.  

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Epidemic of deadly disease like H.S (hemorrhagic septicemia) in animals

It is a deadly disease that can only be prevented through precaution. Following are the methods of precaution and its cure according to the prescription of Dr. Sami livestock expert of Bakhabar Kissan Precautions Animals should be vaccinated twice a year i.e. Before May-June Before November-December Vaccinate your animals before taking your animals on a long distance Vaccine can also ...

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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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Plant burn due to excessive use of pesticides

Pesticide burn also known as phytotoxicity in plants. The symptoms appear in the form of leaf spot, narcotic blotches, the scorch of margins, and tip burns. It is caused by the application of incompatible chemicals on the crops and also spraying in adverse environmental conditions. It is best to cut off the damaged part of the plant. Try to use ...

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Best time to plant guava

The best season to plant guava is August-September. Plants planted in February-March are at risk of rot in June. Irrigation should be done immediately after planting. It is very important to keep the distance of 6 meters between the plant to plant.  

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There is a risk of spreading dangerous diseases due to ticks in animals

Ticks cause the spread of many dangerous diseases. These include babesiosis, Congo virus, and theileriosis. Control Take special care of cleanliness Take animals out of the shed and spray with a good insecticide such as amamectin, deltamethrin, permethrin or cypermethrin Fill holes in walls and ceilings with cement Dissolve lime in water and scatter it on the floor. Apply lime ...

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An active monsoon spell is starting in upper parts of country from tonight.

Under the influence of this spell, heavy to very heavy rainfall can occur in districts of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Bhimber, Kotli, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Chakwal and Attock which can cause localized flooding in hill torrents and adjoining rivers. A new monsoon season is set to begin tonight and will continue until July 31. Heavy rains ...

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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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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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