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Land preparation for the Cultivation of Radish

Thorough seedbed preparation is essential to insure uniform depth of planting. A fine, well-prepared seedbed is important for growing radish. Application of farm yard manure approximately six weeks before sowing of crop helps build up the water-holding capacity of the soil and balance the nutrient supply. The land should be leveled followed by two to three deep plugging and 20-30 ...

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Late Sowing of Cucumber must be done on time.

Sandy loam rich in organic matter with good drainage and pH range from 6.5-7.5 are ideal for cucumber cultivation. This crop requires a moderate warm temperature.Sow the seeds during June -july. About 2.5 kg of seeds are required for a hectare.Treat the seeds with Trichoderma viride 4 g/kg or Pseudomonas fluorescens 10 g/kg or Carbendazim 2 g/kg of seeds before ...

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Phalsa (Grewia subinequallis DC, Tiliaceae)

Phalsa is an exotic bush and usually 10 to 15 feet tall. It is native of southern Asia. Phalsa is a rare plant but easy to grow in Phoenix. It requires hot summer for fruits to ripe. It can stand light frosts which causes only shedding of leave. The plant is deciduous in the areas with mild winter season like ...

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USE OF OXYTOCIN IN DAIRY ANIMALS AND ITS HARMFUL EFFECTS

Oxytocin is a hormone released from anterior pituitary gland in animals as well as human beings. This hormone is protein in nature and it is transported through blood from the site of release to the site of action. In Pakistan, unfortunately oxytocin is being used blindly by farmers living in villages for milk let down in their animals without knowing ...

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Pumpkin Cultivation must be started in Mid July

Pumpkin Cultivation must be started in Mid July .It is warm season crop. But it can withstand cool weather. The plant is also tolerant to partial shade. Pumpkin is grown on all types of soil. But loam, sandy loam and clay loam soils are considered best for its cultivation. The soil should be thoroughly prepared. It does best at a ...

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Cultivation Of mint should be started in the end of August

Agriculture expert said that cultivation Of mint should be started in the end of August and completed till September. Mints are vigorous perennials that thrive in light soil with good drainage.Ideally, they prefer a moist but well-drained site, something like their native habitat along stream banks.Most will tolerate some shade, and the variegated types may require some protection from direct ...

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Eradicate weeds from maize crop

A weed is any plant growing in a wrong place, usually considered undesirable.Uncontrolled weeds compete with the crop of interest for nutrients, moisture and space, and may completely suppress the crop if uncontrolled. They also harbour pests and diseases.Young maize seedlings can easily be overwhelmed by weeds.Weeds take full advantage of the wide rows and upright growth of maize, colonizing ...

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Mango Festival To Start on July 13 in Multan

Three days long mango festival will start in Multan on July 13. Its main purpose is to promote the production of mango in Pakistan. This festival is a combined efforts of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture and Bahauddin Zakariya University. Ambassadors of different countries, agricultural scientists, auditors, mango farmers and different industries will be participating in this festival.

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