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Mushroom Farming

 Mushrooms have been devoured as food by mankind since time immemorial after collecting from the forests. Mushroom being an indoor crop does not require arable land, except for some non-agricultural land to build the infrastructure for preparation of substrate, rising of crop, preparation of spawn and postharvest handling. White button mushrooms are grown seasonally and in environment controlled cropping ...

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Floriculture

Horticulture is a science and art of gardening and of cultivating fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants. Floriculture or flower farming is a discipline of horticulture that deals with the development, cultivation and marketing of flowering plants. Cut flower business deals with the growing of flowering plants and marketing of flowers cut along with some stem and leaf. These cut ...

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Kitchen Gardening

A kitchen garden is where herbs and vegetables are grown around the house for household use. Since early times a small plot near to the house has been used for growing a variety of vegetables according to the season. Local varieties such as radish, broad leaf mustard, chilli, beans, pumpkins etc. are all grown in the kitchen garden. In this ...

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Organic Maize

 For organic Maize keep the same land, seed rate and plants distance as recommended for inorganic Maize cultivation Soil preparation: As compared to the traditional maize cultivation it is necessary to plough 3-4 times for organic maize cultivation so that the previous crops residue, farm yard manure and green manure should easily be mixed. In this process the soil ...

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Organic Rice

Land: The soil medium loamy and clay which has water retention capacity for long time. Seed: The seed of last year organic crop should be used and seed rate should be traditional farming, and do not apply seed with any insecticide or pesticide before cultivation Fertilizers: The crops dietary needs can be fulfilled with the green manure. The Guar and ...

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Tunnel Farming

Introduction: Growing out-of- season crops in controlled atmosphere inside polythene tunnels is called Tunnel Farming. In Pakistan, this kind of farming is normally adopted for off-season cultivation of summer vegetables. As it is not possible to grow summer vegetable in open fields from December to February due to low temperature and high frost levels, so these are grown inside polythene ...

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Oat cultivation should be completed till October.

Agriculture experts have said that Oat cultivation should be completed till October. To produce good crop, fertile loamy soil with good drainage is considered best. If soil is not properly levelled, then ploughing should be done to make it smooth, so that rain water is not logged at one place. For this purpose 3 to 4 ploughing followed by levelling ...

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Cultivation of sugarcane in Cotton zone is prohibited.

Chairman of the Cabinet General Forum Ehsan ul Haq, said that to save the annual expenditure of billion dollars on import of cotton and water utilized for million acres land, Federal Government should ban cultivation of sugarcane in cotton zones of Pakistan. In place of cotton other crops and fruits can be grown and export of oil seed crops, pulses ...

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12 % local oil demand can be derived by production of Oil Seed Crops.

12 percent edible oil for the domestic consumption can be derived by production of oil seed crops at country level. For that 30 percent of wheat cultivated area should be utilized for the production of oil seed crops. Pakistan Vanaspati Manufacturers Association (PVMA), executive committee member, Shakeel Ashraf said in his statement that due to lack of domestic production of ...

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Tender for import of one million tons of fertilizer has released.

After facing the shortage of fertilizer during previous year, when new government decided to import one million tonnes of fertilizer, then Trading Corporation moved into movement immediately and approached foreign companies to import one million tons of fertilizer. Trading corporation immediately released tender for import of one million tonnes of fertilizer. According to the trading corporation, the tender should be ...

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