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Jamun Production Technology

Introduction Jamun is known as the indigenous crop of Pakistan. Its fruits are used for eating and seeds are used to prepare various drugs. Drugs prepared from Jamun plant is used to cure diabetes and increased blood sugar level. It is an evergreen tree with average height of 30m having brown or grey bark. Leaves are smooth which are 10-15cm ...

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Tea Cultivation Technology

INTRODUCTION Tea (Camellia Sinensis L.) is used as common beverage in almost all over the world. Pakistan has a long tradition in tea drinking which has become a favourite source of entertainment in the society. The per capita consumption is one kilogram. Pakistan imports all its tea requirements from abroad and, thus, the total annual import of tea was 2,60,000 ...

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Sweet Potato Production Technology

Introduction The botanical name of Sweet potato is Ipomoea batatas. This crop is mainly grown because of its sweet taste and starchy roots. The tubers are rich source of beta-carotene and are used as anti-oxidants. It is an herbaceous perennial vine having lobed or heart shaped leaves. Its tubers are edible, smooth skin, tapered and long. It has wide color ...

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Methi Production

Introduction Botanical Name: Trigonella foenumgracum L. Family : Legumionseae Local name : Methi Fenugreek is used as vegetable as well as pulse. The leaves and young pods are used as vegetables and the seed as condiments. It has also some medicinal – value. It prevents constipation, removes indigestion, stimulates the spleen and is appetizing and diuretic. The leaves are quite ...

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Production Technology of Arvi

Introduction It is a perennial herbaceous plant which is grown in tropical and subtropical regions. It requires warm season for its growth. It is commercially grown because of its consumption of sweet and starchy tubers. Arvi is also known as Taro and the Taro roots are also known as “eddo”, “dasheen” and “kalo”. The plant mainly attains the height of ...

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Ber Production Technology

JUJUBE, locally called ‘ber’, is an indigenous fruit of China and South Asia. Produced in temperate regions such as China, India, Pakistan, Syria, Malacca, Australia and Malaysia, it is also grown in parts of Afghanistan, Iran and Russia. China is perhaps the most important country for jujube cultivation, where it is known as the “Chinese dates”, with hundreds of varieties, ...

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Agriculture department has announced certified seeds for sugarcane September cultivation

Sugarcane is an important industrial and cash crop in Pakistan and in many countries of the world. Agriculture department has announced certified seeds for sugarcane September cultivation .Certified seeds CPF 242, CP 77-400, CPF 237,HSF 260 are recommended.There are two planting seasons: Rabi or fall sowing in September – November and spring sowing in February – March. Fall planting starts ...

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Start cultivation of Cauliflower :Agriculture Experts

For early crop the vegetable is sown between May and August and transplanted between early July and September. For late crop, it is sown between September and October and is transplanted between October and November. To cultivate healthy and free of disease nursery, following precaution should be taken: Land full of chemical fertilizer should be chosen; water drainage should be ...

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Protect rice yields and quality by preventing disease

There are certain steps all rice growers must take to establish a crop: get a healthy, uniform stand with a good variety, fertilize properly, water effectively and control weeds, especially grasses.However, once the crop is in permanent flood, then the focus turns to protecting its yield potential, and that means guarding against disease. It’s very important to protect your crop ...

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Soybean Production Technology

GENERAL INFORMATION Soybean called as golden beans is belongs to legume family. It is native of East Asia. It is a rich source of Protein also excellent source of fibre. Oil extracted from soybean contain small amount of saturated fat. In Punjab, it plays an important role in crop diversification. CLIMATE Temperature : 18-38°C Rainfall :30-60cm Sowing Temperature :25-38°C Harvesting ...

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