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Precautionary measures for harvesting pulses.

Farmers should harvest pulses at the right time so that the production is not affected. Before harvesting, remove the disease-affected plants so that the quality of the healthy seeds is not effected. Harvesting is done when 90 percent of pulses are ready. Morning is best for harvesting, because moisture level is high and there are less chances of grain shattering. ...

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Farmers are directed to start Melon cultivation from February.

The farmers should start cultivation of melon from first week of February to get bumper yield. ۔ Agriculture (Extension) Department spokesman said “The growers should cultivate approved varieties of melon for getting maximum produce”. The melon can be sown by end of March because this period is the most suitable for its cultivation, he added.

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Hydroponics in Pakistan.

Hydroponics can be a revolutionary technology for Pakistan to guarantee suitable and sustainable supply of vegetable. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in a water based, nutrient rich solution.Hydroponics does not use soil, instead the root system is supported using an inert medium, while also having access to oxygen. Growing with hydroponics comes with many advantages, the biggest of ...

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Garlic leaves and stems rot can occur at any growth stage.

In order to obtain better production, precautionary measures must be taken to protect garlic crop from various diseases and harmful insect pests. Because garlic leaves and stem rot disease can occur at any stage of growth. The symptoms of the disease appear in the form of brown spots on the leaves and stems. Later, their color becomes reddish, after which ...

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Attack of warble fly (Mahro Makhi).

“Mehro Makhi” or warble fly is highly dangerous for animals because it punctures skins, affects reproduction system and growth of animals, a focal person of Livestock Department Multan,  Dr. Majid informed. The affected animals lose capacity to offer milk or produce babies due to attack of the fly, he said. These cattle heads could not take food properly as “Mehro ...

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In Punjab annual production of lychee reached 2982 tones.

Annual production of lychee in Punjab has reached 2982 tones, while the area of lychee is increasing due to which it has exceeded to 487 hectares. It is a delicious fruit whose plant is thick, and bends towards the ground and deep green in color. The lychee tree usually attains the height of 5 to 7 meters, but in some ...

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Weather Monitoring from BKK Weather Stations.

The reason behind the establishment of weather station was due to the demand of elaborate weather information. Through BKK service queries were received regarding weather, via IVR, Push SMS, Pull SMS and Call Centre. Through BKK weather stations precise weather advisory is delivered to the farmers. Through this farmers can optimize crop practices by accessing real time meteorological information and ...

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Farmers are directed to ensure grapes cultivation by 15th February.

The agriculture department advised the farmers to ensure cultivation of grapes by February 15. The weather condition from January 15 to February 15, are ideal for the cultivation of grape fruit. Punjab is paying immense focus on grapes for last few years. The grapes cultivation is being observed in Bahawalpur, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Gujranwala and Lahore divisions. According to agriculture information ...

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