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Carrot thrives best on deep, loose loamy soil

Carrot thrives best on deep, loose loamy soil. To secure an early crop, sandy loam soil is ideal one. A soil in the pH range of 5.5. to 6.5 is the best. Long smooth slender carrot, desired for fresh market, can be successfully grown only on deep, friable, well-drained light soils, free of debris and rocks. Otherwise the roots will ...

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Complete millet cultivation till August end :Agriculture Expert

In the rainfed “barani” areas, millet is sown with the start of monsoon rains, usually during the first fortnight of July. In areas irrigated by hill torrents, e.g. in D.G. Khan, D.I. Khan and the plains of Baluchistan, the sowing period is usually from mid- July to mid-August, depending on the arrival of the flood water. In central Punjab, irrigated ...

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Weed Control in Maize Crop for increasing yield

Weed identification is the key to an effective maize weed management program. Incorrect identification of problem weeds can mean the difference between profit and loss. Although a weed’s life cycle, including its method(s) of reproduction, is the most important identifying characteristic, it is sometimes necessary to know the exact species before selecting weed management measures. Mazie growers should make a ...

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