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Organic Farming

Organic Farming is a modern & close to nature farming system, which maintains the long-term fertility of the soil to produce high quality nutritious food grains/vegetables/fruits. Weeds are controlled by mechanical methods. Artificial fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators and livestock feed additives are restricted/prohibited. Organic Farming implies that the farmers should use organically produced seed, which shows more strength & yield ...

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Farmers instructed to start cultivating pumpkin instantly

Agriculture experts instructed farmers to starting cultivation of pumpkins instantly and said to cultivate as early as possible. Complete its cultivation process for the first week of July so that better growth can be achieved. He said that timely completion of the late sowing of pumpkins can give positive results. He said that for the cultivation of pumpkins; select such ...

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Irrigation schedule for Moong Cultivation

Moong needs a well-distributed rainfall. Heavy rains at flowering are harmful, even moist winds at this stage interfere with fertilization.Being kharif crop green gram is not required irrigation unless there is dry spell during the kharif season. In summer irrigation should be given according to soil type. Irrigation interval should be 8-10 days in summer. Flowering and pod filling are ...

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Weeding of bitter guard fields

For the better production of bitter gourd weeds should be removed timely and for weeding 4 to 5 times hoeing should be done in wattar. After the germination of the seeds, the places that are left blank and where no seed is germinated those areas should be filled by sowing pre soaked seeds. Field should be irrigated with the interval ...

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Vegetable rates in provisional capital

On Thursday vegetable rates were as follows; Potato price was 14 to 15 rupees, spinach 16 to 17, onion 32 to 34 and tomatoes 21 to 23.  In the similar way china ginger was 207 to 215, brinjal was 33 to 35, okra 53 to 55, bitter guard 58 to 60, pumpkin was 28 to 30 rupees, peas 100 to ...

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Control Rooms Set Up On The Issue of Locusts

On the directives of Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad, Nisar Ahmed Memon, Control Rooms has been set up at Commissioner and deputy commissioner’s offices to coordinate efforts and for providing information about locust to stakeholders. Additional Commissioner-II SBA Muhamma Yousuf Abbasi and Director Agriculture SBA Ghulam Mustafa Jamali were nominated as focal persons while Commissioner Office’s Assistant Shoukat Ali Lakho and Junior ...

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