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The delegation of Horticulture Development Company will visit Turkey on July 11

Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company will visit Turkey on 11th July for a new date market. Delegation will attend World Palm Date Expo 2019 in Turkey. The delegation included well known date Exporter and former vice president of the FPCCI, Shabnum Zafar. He said on the occasion that Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company has taken the best step ...

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Controlings Measures of CLCV, a major threat to cotton’s future

Cotton Leaf Curl Disease is among the most destroying viral catastrophe that causes tremendous loss to cotton yield particularly in Pakistan during the past 20 years.The significant vector for spreading of this sickness is white fly. So by controlling white fly, this disease can be controlled in real terms.The CLCuD can be managed by control of vector whitefly and eradication ...

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Decline in wheat and sea food exports

In wheat export, 81 percent while 4 percent decrease in sea food exports recorded. According to statistics, the volume of wheat exports during May 2019 was 1.4 billion and in May 2018, the exports were 7.6 billion. In the previous 11 months of the 2018-19 of sea food exports lasted by $ 406 million where as during the period of ...

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Recommendations to enhance production of fruits and vegetables.

Convention was organized in Sargodha, under All Pakistan Fruits and Vegetable Exporters and Merchants Association, which was attended by Federal Minister National Food Security and Research, Shahzada Mohammad Sultan. The Association has presented its recommendations to the Federal Ministry’s National Food Security and Research to increase the production of fruit and vegetables, exports and millions of opportunities for employment. Wahid ...

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Suitable land for maize cultivation

Experts of agriculture have said that fertile soil is very suitable for maize cultivation and farmers should start cultivation it before the start of monsoon season in Barani area, so that plants can benefit from monsoon rains. Experts of agriculture directed farmers to cultivate approved varieties of maize.

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Apply Bordeaux Mixture on Citrus Plants.

On Recommendation of field staffs Fungicide must be applied,Agriculture Experts. Agriculture Experts recommended gardener to start pruning and after that apply bordeaux mixture and also apply appropriate fungicide. Drop fruits must be thrown away and with the suggestion of Specialist apply fertilizers.

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Draw Held To Provide Free Pheromone Traps To Farmers

Deputy Commissioner Amir Khattak provided free pheromone traps worth Rs 200,000 to farmers to save cotton crop from pink bollworm attack. The DC said that after providing free pheromone traps, these should be strictly monitored and action should be taken against those involved in selling spurious agriculture inputs. He said that a crackdown had already been ordered against those dealing in fake pesticides, fertilizers and seeds. ...

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Sea food exports declined by 4.11%

Exports of fish and other seafood items have been declined at 4.11 percent in the corresponding period of last financial year. According to data from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, data from July 2018 to May 2019, Pakistan earned 40 crore 64 lacs 65 thousands $ from the exports of Fish and other Seafood, which was 4.11% lower than the ...

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Termites attack causes severe damage to sugarcane crop: Agriculture Experts

Being a long duration crop, weeds, insect pests and diseases attack the crop from sowing to harvest and reduce the yields substantially and erode the profitability of the farmers.Termites attack causes severe damage to sugarcane crop. Termites attack the planted sugarcane setts, usually from cut ends or eye buds but in severe cases internodes as well. After germination, roots are ...

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Remove weaker plants from the sesame fields

Agriculture department has directed farmers to remove weak plants from the field when 6 to 8 leaves emerges, and the plant to plant distance should be 10 to 15 cm or 4 to 6 inches so that these plants do not affect other healthy plants. Even water, air and agricultural medicine are saved by removing extra plants and good production ...

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