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Tea Cultivation Technology

INTRODUCTION Tea (Camellia Sinensis L.) is used as common beverage in almost all over the world. Pakistan has a long tradition in tea drinking which has become a favourite source of entertainment in the society. The per capita consumption is one kilogram. Pakistan imports all its tea requirements from abroad and, thus, the total annual import of tea was 2,60,000 ...

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Soybean Production Technology

GENERAL INFORMATION Soybean called as golden beans is belongs to legume family. It is native of East Asia. It is a rich source of Protein also excellent source of fibre. Oil extracted from soybean contain small amount of saturated fat. In Punjab, it plays an important role in crop diversification. CLIMATE Temperature : 18-38°C Rainfall :30-60cm Sowing Temperature :25-38°C Harvesting ...

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Canola Production Technology

Canola is the important crop of Brassica group grown as oilseed crops in Pakistan. It has remained one of the major sources of oil in the sub-continent for centuries. It is rich source of oil and contains 44 – 46% good quality oil. In addition, its meal has 38 – 40% protein that has a complete profile of amino acids ...

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Red Bean Production Technology

Introduction Red beans are moderately easy to grow, but you do need to make sure that the roots do not get waterlogged or otherwise damaged at any point during the season. Like many other bean varieties, Red beans can be grown as bushes or as vines, so you will need to choose a type that works best according to the ...

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Wheat Production in Pakistan

Wheat in Pakistan grown under different agro-ecological zones. In irrigated areas, wheat is planted after cotton, rice and sugarcane. In rainfed areas wheat is grown in sequence with maize, sorghum, pearl millet and after fallow especially in low rainfall zone. In the Punjab region of India and Pakistan, as well as North China, irrigation has been a major contributor to ...

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Peanut Cultivation

Groundnut is an important cash crop in barani areas (potohar Region) of upper Punjab and parts of KPK. In Sindh, it is grown under irrigated conditions. About 84 % of the total groundnut area lies in Punjab, 13% in KPK and 3 % in Sindh. During 1998-99, the total area under groundnut was 97,500 hectares with the production of 104,000 ...

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Maize Cultivation

Maize is a popular kharif fodder in Pakistan and finds much use as fodder for livestock and poultry. The crop can be harvested in 60 – 65 days and it can be grown in most parts of the country. The green stalk has high carbohydrate contents so it is an enchanting feed for poultry. Hybrid seed should not be used ...

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Gram is a major Rabi pulse crop in Pakistan. It is grown in areas after rain and floods. It is a short duration crop and can be grown between September and November. The best time for sowing is the second week of October. Being a leguminous crop it is well suited under dry tracks. It requires winter climate weather condition ...

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Mung Bean

Mung bean (Vigna radiata) is grown mainly for its edible seeds, which are cooked, fermented, roasted, sprouted, or milled. In Pakistan, mungbean seeds, like other pulses, are split in a mill, separated from the husk, and then cooked as dal. Mungbean also is used in making soups, curries, noodles, bread, and sweets; the seeds roasted with spices are also very ...

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Lentil is the second major winter season food legume after chickpea in Pakistan. It is mainly grown in all the provinces but the two-third area is in Punjab. The area as well as its production has been decreased gradually (almost to 40% mainly due to shift of main lentil area to other crops, weed and disease problems, and non-availability of ...

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