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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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In current season cotton production recorded an increase of 7%.

According to the Cotton Gins Forum, cotton production this season is recorded 1 crore 14 million bale, In Pakistan total 87 Gins Factories are operational at this time, out of which 74 factories are located in Punjab.During the last season, cotton production was recorded 1 crore 6 million bale . In this period, textile mills owners made deals of 1 ...

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Awareness campaign to increase vegetable production

Agriculture department has launched awareness campaign in Punjab to increase vegetable production throughwhich farmers are being informed about modern ways of vegetable farming. Fruit and Vegetable development Project spokesperson said that due to departmental efforts, vegetable production in Punjab has increased and now farming is increasing its profit by growing seasonal vegetables than other crops.

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Canola Production Technology

Canola is the important crop of Brassica group grown as oilseed crops in Pakistan. It has remained one of the major sources of oil in the sub-continent for centuries. It is rich source of oil and contains 44 – 46% good quality oil. In addition, its meal has 38 – 40% protein that has a complete profile of amino acids ...

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Cultivate Olive Plants in Spring Season: Agriculture Experts

Soil pH from 5.5 to 8.5 is preferred for Olive Cultivation. Agriculture Experts started distributing free Olive plants and decided to turn Potohar into olive valley. The area of Potohar region has suitable climatic conditions for olive cultivation as presence of wild olives at large area is already in the region.The plants can generally be grown where summers are warm and dry ...

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