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Chilli

Chillies Production Technology Introduction Chillies are produced seasonally but consumed throughout the year. The pods are marketed both in green and red or natural form. Its cultivation involves heavy labour and capital inputs. There exists a great scope for its export.Sowing tme of chilli is Oct- november. Climate and Soil Chillies require warm and humid climate for growth and dry ...

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Ash Gourd

Introduction Ash Gourd derives its name due to the colour of the skin of the fruit which is Ash. In some regions the skin of the Ash Gourd is having a waxy shine and hence it is called, Wax Gourd. The Ash Gourd can be cultivated even during rainy seasons and hence the name, Winter Gourd. According to various studies ...

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Mango Production

Introduction and importance Mango (Mangifera indica L Family Anacardiaceae) is the second major fruit crop in Pakistan. At present it is grown on an area of 93.42 thousand hectares with production 915.7 thousand tonnes Table-1. The area under mango crop has increased but the rise in production is comparatively slow. The main mango growing districts in the Punjab province are ...

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Strawberry Cultivation

Pakistan is producing a limited quantity of strawberries which are either eaten or used in preparing ice-cream, jam, jelly, pickle, cake or milk shake. The fruit fetches Rs100 to Rs120 per kg in big cities. Strawberry cultivation The wholesale price of the fruit comes down to Rs 50 per kg during the second fortnight of March when the crop production ...

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Sheep and goats

Livestock contribution to agriculture value added stood at 55.9 percent while it contributes 11.8 percent to the national GDP during 2013-14 compared to 55.5 percent and 11.9 percent during the corresponding period last year, respectively. Gross value addition of livestock has increased from Rs. 756.3 billion (2012-13) to Rs. 776.5 billion (2013-14), showing an increase of 2.7 percent as compared ...

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Guava Production Technology

Guava (Psidium guajava L. Famly Myrtaceae) has attained commercial importance in tropics and subtropics because of its wide adaptability to varied soil and climatic conditions and as profilic bearer. Guava is believed to be originated in tropical America (Mexico to Peru). At present, it is mainly produced in South Asian countries, the Hawaiian Island, Cuba, Brazil, Pakistan and India. In ...

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Olive Production Technology

Introduction and Importance Olive (Olea europea L) is one of the oldest plants cultivated by man in the world. The native home of the olive is considered to be Asia Minor where from it spread to Europe and North African countries. The world area under this crop is 10 million hectares from which 853.1 thousand tones oil is produced annually. ...

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Peach Cultivation

PEACH CULTIVATION IN PAKISTAN Importance: Peach (prunus persica) is the most important among the stone fruit and is temperate in nature. It is considered the native of China and probably developed in persia. It is traditional crop of Northern area of Pakistan and occupies the area of 4543 hectares with the production of 48284 tonnes. Quetta, Kalat, Peshawar, Swat valley ...

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Wheat Production in Pakistan

Wheat in Pakistan grown under different agro-ecological zones. In irrigated areas, wheat is planted after cotton, rice and sugarcane. In rainfed areas wheat is grown in sequence with maize, sorghum, pearl millet and after fallow especially in low rainfall zone. In the Punjab region of India and Pakistan, as well as North China, irrigation has been a major contributor to ...

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Tinda

Tinda Soil & Climate: Sandy loam soils rich in organic matter with good drainage and pH ranging from 6.5-7.5 is best suited for Tinda cultivation. This crop requires a moderate warm temperature. Tinda prefers light or sandy soils where its roots can penetrate easily. Tinda is mainly cultivated in the lowlands, from sea-level up to approximately 1000 m altitude. It ...

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