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Pistachio Production Technology

Introduction Pistachio (Pistacia vera L., Anacardiaceae or sometimes Pistaciaceae) is a small tree native to some regions of Syria, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Greece, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Pakistan and western Afghanistan that produces an important culinary nut. Pistacia vera often is confused with other species in the genus Pistacia that are also known as pistachio. These species can be distinguished from P. vera ...

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Cauliflower grows best in cool, moist climate and is sensitive to low temperatures.

Cauliflower grows best in cool, moist climate and is sensitive to low temperatures. Suitable temperature for healthy growth of cauliflower is between 17 an 18 degrees Centigrade. Temperature above 20 °C during maturity badly affects its growth. The local variety developed for early planting can withstand heat. But the variety ‘China ka Moti’ can withstand high temperature. Therefore, it is ...

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Cluster Bean prefers a well-drained sandy loam soil.

Cluster Bean prefers a well-drained sandy loam soil. It can tolerate saline and moderately alkaline soils with pH ranging between 7.5 and 8.0. Heavy clay soils, poor in nodulation and bacterial activities are not suitable for this crop. Soils with medium to light constituents without excessive moisture are suitable for its cultivation. For green fodder and green manuring, the crop ...

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Control Measures of Cotton Leaf Curl Virus, a major threat to cotton’s future

Cotton Leaf Curl Disease is among the most destroying viral catastrophe that causes tremendous loss to cotton yield particularly in Pakistan during the past 20 years.The significant vector for spreading of this sickness is white fly. So by controlling white fly, this disease can be controlled in real terms.The CLCuD can be managed by control of vector whitefly and eradication ...

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Farmers can cultivate radish variety that get ready in 40 days in coming month : Agriculture Experts

Radish grows rapidly, a rich, fertile sandy loam soil having capacity to retain moisture for a long period is considered the best for radish cultivation.The soil should be free of stones, clods, lumps, and non-decayed organic matter. Farmers can cultivate radish variety that get ready in 40 days in coming month.To produce high quality radish, there is a need to ...

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Spinach is the important vegetable of Rabi season and requires a cool and moist climate.

Spinach is the most important vegetable of Rabi season and requires a cool and moist climate. Low temperature and high humidity helps in the development of succulent, tenders mild flavored foliage and quick growth. The plant prefers sunshine.For seed development and maturity, plant requires long and warm days. Spinach germinates best at soil temperature below 10-12c. At high temperature, the ...

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Well-drained, coarse textured and sandy loam soil is suitable for groundnut production.

The sub-soil as well as surface soil play an important role in obtaining higher yield and the quality of groundnut. A well-drained, coarse textured and sandy loam soil is suitable for groundnut production. Pods produced on these soils will be clean and bright as desirable market trait. Soil which contains an appreciable amount of clay may result in crust formation ...

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