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Management of Fruit Flies in Guava

Guava trees produce sweet smelling fruits with an edible rind, with a creamy white, yellow or pink flesh. When ripe, guavas release a sharp, musky odour that draws fruit flies. Fruit flies are among the world’s most serious pests of different horticultural crops due to their direct impact on economy. They are among the most destructive pests. They cause enormous ...

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Mohammad Mahmood Secretary Agriculture Punjab has said that the timely completion of agricultural development projects is our mission.

For the promotion of cotton cultivation next year, the crop of cotton for two lakh acres will be given to the farmers.He expressed his views while presiding over the performance of the first half of the financial year 2017-18 with the divisional and district heads of Multan in the Mango Research Institute.Secretary Punjab added that the scheme has been started ...

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Coconut Cultivation

Introduction: The home of coconut might have been somewhere in south East Asia, most probably in Malaysia or Indonesia. It moved eastwards to the Pacific region, and further to America. In Pakistan it is cultivated Coconut is mostly grown in coastal areas of Sindh and Baluchistan. Soil and Climate: Coconut palm thrives in almost all types of well drained soils ...

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Fungal attack on Pea Crop

Attack on Fungus on Pea crop report. Agronomist Abas Ali Gul  AARI told farmers that due to the attack of Powdery mildew , downy mildew plants arebadly damaged and pods rotting occurs. For the control of these diseases Fungicicide must be sprayed as soon as posssible.

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Transplant chilli nursery in fields till 15 February

Before transplanting chilli nursery to field mix FYM with soil. Agricultural Experts said that farmers must transplant chilli  nursery to the field by 15 February as the chilling condition ends. Best areas for cultivation of Red Chilli are Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawal nagar, Okara While Green Chilli can be cultivated in Chiniot, Gujranwala, Kasoor and Sheikhapoora. Farmers should use 10 ...

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Almond Production

Introduction and Importance: Almond (Prunus amygdalus) is one of the important stone fruit grown in Pakistan. It is also included in nuts according to its usage. It is very delicious with high nutritional value because of its oil contents. Almond is a high value crop and one of the most non-perishable nut fruit. When dried it can easily be kept ...

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Lemon Cultivation

Introduction: A LEMON tree is a sub-tropical plant, and in its natural habitat, its fruit is green and only slightly acidic for the fruit to develop its flavor and yellow color. The fruit is picked before maturity to preserve its acidity. Most of the species under the genus lemon are native to tropical and sub–tropical regions of Southeast Asia, particularly, ...

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