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Strategies for Management of Cotton Pink Bollworm

The cotton crop is hit by many pests but pink bollworm is a major pest of cotton, which not only causes reduction in yield but also affects the lint quality by causing yellow spots in its fibre. The economic loss it causes is heavier than the impact of other worms. Depending on the degree of infestation and weather conditions, it ...

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Avocado Cultivation

Avocado is a nutritious fruit. But awareness about it in Pakistan is not significant. Actually many people think that it does not grow in Pakistan. So here basic information about the production technology. Soil and climate Avocados cannot tolerate hot dry winds and frosts, typically grown in tropical or semitropical areas with rainfall in summer and humid, subtropical rainfall areas. ...

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Preventive Measures for Diseases Management

Disease Management

The measures taken to avoid the incidence of a disease, reduce the amount of source that initiates and spreads the disease in the plant population. Proper measures taken minimize the loss caused by the disease and have traditionally been called control measures. The principle of plant disease management have two approaches that are directed towards a single disease in the ...

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Management of Fruit Flies in Guava

Guava trees produce sweet smelling fruits with an edible rind, with a creamy white, yellow or pink flesh. When ripe, guavas release a sharp, musky odour that draws fruit flies. Fruit flies are among the world’s most serious pests of different horticultural crops due to their direct impact on economy. They are among the most destructive pests. They cause enormous ...

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Almond Production

Introduction and Importance: Almond (Prunus amygdalus) is one of the important stone fruit grown in Pakistan. It is also included in nuts according to its usage. It is very delicious with high nutritional value because of its oil contents. Almond is a high value crop and one of the most non-perishable nut fruit. When dried it can easily be kept ...

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Lemon Cultivation

Introduction: A LEMON tree is a sub-tropical plant, and in its natural habitat, its fruit is green and only slightly acidic for the fruit to develop its flavor and yellow color. The fruit is picked before maturity to preserve its acidity. Most of the species under the genus lemon are native to tropical and sub–tropical regions of Southeast Asia, particularly, ...

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Red Bean Production Technology

Introduction Red beans are moderately easy to grow, but you do need to make sure that the roots do not get waterlogged or otherwise damaged at any point during the season. Like many other bean varieties, Red beans can be grown as bushes or as vines, so you will need to choose a type that works best according to the ...

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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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How to Overcome Citrus Disease in Plants

CITRUS is one the most important fruit worldwide next to grapes in terms of area and production. Pakistan occupies 13th position among all the citrus producing countries, with an area of about 200,000 hectares (2.25 per cent of the world), and a yield of two million tons of the fruit per year. Punjab dominating in production of citrus, 64 per ...

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