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Sustainable agriculture depends on seed purity, genetics: PARC

By the year 2050, the amount of food required to feed the world population will be double of the current requirements. The conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture are key to ensuring that the world will produce enough food to feed its growing population in the future.With a growing population and dwindling land and ...

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Agri sector included in CPEC LTP to ensure sustainable economic growth

ISLAMABAD :Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz Wednesday said keeping in view the importance of agriculture in the national economy, food security and alleviation of poverty, the sector had been included as anarea of cooperation in the Long-Term Plan of China Pakistan Economic Corridor to ensure sustainable economic growth in the country. He was presiding over a meeting with a ...

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Punjab: Foreign companies will manufacture tractor making plants

From the investment of Uzbekistan and Belarus farmer will take cheap tractors Uzbekistan and Belarus companies will manufacture plant tractors plant in Punjab.The project aims to create competitive trend in tractor manufacturing industries and ensure the availability of tractors at farmers at low prices. Each Center is being set up with a cost of Rs. 5 crores in which the ...

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District Sangharr leading in production of cotton

District Sangharr of Sindh is leading among all districts of Pakistan in the Production of Cotton. By December 1, 2017, District Sangharr of Sindh remained at top by producing 1,361, 546 cotton bales and  in Punjab Rahim Yar Khan remained top with 964,064 bales while in the  factories of Bahawalpur reached 879,107 bales.

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Select fertile Soil for the cultivation of Tarameera,Experts

Agricultural experts have instructed the farmers to select good fertile soil for the cultivation of Tarameera. Use 1 and half to 2kg seed per acre. For better production select Tarameera Selection-1. Cultivation crop by drill method and keep row to row distance 30-45cm. Depth of the seed should not be more than 2 to 4 cm. Seed must be sown ...

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Farmers should cultivate rice according to global standards, experts

Avoid use of Tricyclazol, Carbindazim and Thiophenate Methyl Agricultural experts have said that Pakistan’s Rice exporters are engaged in finding new markets around the world.Finding new markets will increase exports of Pakistani Rice.Farmers should make sure to cultivate rice according to the global standards.If agriculture departments recommendations are implemented, its quality will not be affected. The demand for agricultural rice ...

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Pakistan is the third largest country in tea production

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa tea can be cultivated on the area of 1.5 lakh acres of land Pakistan is the third largest country in tea production and 50 billion rupees are spent on import of tea ever year. According to the research report, tea can be cultivated at 1.5 lakh acres in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, whereas 64 thousand acres of land have ...

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Irrigated areas are good for the cultivation of Ispaghol

Experts said that Irrigated areas are suitable for the cultivation of Isapghol. Other then slightly loamy fertile soil, Isabghol can also be cultivated on such land where other crop cannot be cultivated. Use 4-5 trolleys per acre of FYM one month before cultivation and on the time of sowing use on bag of urea and one bag of DAP.

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Ensuring Quality: Kinnow processing initiated

SARGODHA: The processing of orange has started in the region for ensuring the maximum export of Kinnow across the world and its contribution in national exchequer is also expected during the current season. The Kinnow processing for export to international markets would continue till end of April, Citrus Research Institute Sargodha (CRIS) Director Muhammad Nawaz Maiken said this while talking ...

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