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E- Agriculture and role of Jazz BaKhabar Kissan

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Farming has become more efficient with technologies and communication systems. In E agriculture Jazz Bakhabar Kissan is offering free services to the farmers and has successfully reached more than 1.5 million farmers base. It is a supreme opportunity to give rural smallholders access to information that can change their livelihoods. It helps farmers to improve agricultural productivity by giving them ...

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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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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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Peanut Cultivation

Groundnut is an important cash crop in barani areas (potohar Region) of upper Punjab and parts of KPK. In Sindh, it is grown under irrigated conditions. About 84 % of the total groundnut area lies in Punjab, 13% in KPK and 3 % in Sindh. During 1998-99, the total area under groundnut was 97,500 hectares with the production of 104,000 ...

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Citrus Fruit Cultivation

Introduction and Importance Citrus fruit is grown in all four provinces of Pakistan but Punjab produces over 95% of the crop because of favorable growing conditions. Citrus is divided into different groups namely Sweet oranges, Mandarins, Grape fruits, Lemons and Limes which are commercially grown on an area of 5 lack acres throughout the country with an average yield of ...

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Maize Cultivation

Maize is a popular kharif fodder in Pakistan and finds much use as fodder for livestock and poultry. The crop can be harvested in 60 – 65 days and it can be grown in most parts of the country. The green stalk has high carbohydrate contents so it is an enchanting feed for poultry. Hybrid seed should not be used ...

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