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Wheat per bag price increased by Rs100

On Tuesday in Karachi market, the price of wheat per bag has been increased by Rs.100. Due to which per bag price of wheat has been increased to Rs 3459. Chairman of the Pakistan Floor Mills Association, Javed Yousuf said that a month ago the Punjab government had fixed wheat price at Rs 3259. But the Sindh Government has yet ...

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Bitter gourd is a warm season crop and moist weather is favourable for its growth and development.

Agriculture Experts said that for cultivation of bitter gourd moist climate is necessary. Bitter gourd is sub-tropical vegetable and requires hot and dry climatic conditions for successful cultivation. Crop can be grown even in place of slightly lower temperature and high rain fall areas. In Punjab its cultivation continues from February to July. For the germination 25-30◦C temperature is required. ...

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Farmers are instructed to protect okra from harmful insect pests, Agriculture Experts

Okra is an important crop, but its production is constrained by insect pests. Agriculture Experts have instructed farmers to take appropriate measures in order to protect okra crop from harmful insects. They said during early winter late growers of okra should protect the crop from cotton spotted bollworm. Appropriate measures should be timely taken, so that there is minimum chance ...

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This year Kinnow production declined 25 to 30 percent

Due to adverse climatic conditions, this year Kinnow production is expected to reduce 25 to 30 percent. Director Citrus Research Centre Sargodha, Mohammad Nawaz Mankan said that this year there is possibility of reduction in kinnow production. The main reason behind the reduction is adverse climatic conditions and shortage of water. Due to decrease rainfall this year, like other crops, ...

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For obtaining better yield proper care should be given to brinjal crop, Agricultural Experts

Agriculture Experts have advised farmers to take care of brinjal crop, so that higher production can be achieved. Crop should be protected from harmful insect pests and disease at appropriate time. In order to minimize crop losses proper measures should be taken at proper time. There are various insect pests which are causing damage to crop at different stages and ...

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Farmers are instructed to complete cultivation of Rabi fodder crops till 15th November, Agriculture Experts

Livestock production constitutes a very important component of the agricultural economy. To meet the daily nutrient requirement of livestock, farmers are directed to complete sowing of winter season fodder crops till 15th November. Agriculture experts said that farmers should cultivate winter season crops at appropriate time, so that during harsh winter there is excess of food available for the livestock. ...

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Vegetables play a key role in growth and development of human body, Agricultural Experts

Vegetables play an important role in the growth and development of the body. In order to maintain the nutritional properties of vegetables, Agriculture experts have given some beneficial suggestions and the nutritional properties can be preserved by following those suggestion. Due to insect pests and diseases 20-30 percent production decreases and sometimes the whole crop is damaged. So it is ...

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Approved varieties should be used for wheat cultivation, Agriculture Department

Department of Agriculture said that rain fed areas are important for wheat production, so if due to any reason if there is lack of production in rain fed areas then the province target can be difficult to achieve. So the farmers should cultivate approved, healthy, and disease-free, having germination rate greater than 85 percent. They said that during current season, ...

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