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Attack of redleaf in cotton crop in different areas of Sindh

In many areas of Sindh, cotton crop has been attacked by a disease called Redleaf, which destroyed thousands acres of standing crop. According to the growers, the disease is so deadly that it is not affecting any kind of agricultural medicine. This disease is caused by water shortage; farmers are not getting proper growth because of water shortage. According to ...

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Germicidal drugs should be sprayed in Poultry sheds

  Vitamin E should be provided to birds in winter season, Lime or calcium carbonate should be spread around the farm. Livestock experts have said that safety measure should be taken to prevent diseases in birds and after cleaning the shed, spray the shed with good quality germicide so that healthy meat of birds can be provided to public. Livestock ...

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Proper drainage arrangements should be made in the rainy season

During the rainy season, adequate drainage arrangements should be made from the fields as cotton and vegetable fields holding water for up to 48 hours can result in loss in germination. Sugarcane, rice and fodder crops can tolerate excess water during rains, so shifting rain water to these crops does not have much harmful effect, but cotton and vegetable crops ...

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Chemical Control of major insect of sesame

For the control of larvae of leaf roller, till hawk moth, whitefly and leaf hopper, spray Dimecron 100 % @ 200 to 250 ml/acre or Methyl Parathion @ 350 to 500 m/acre or Somicidin 20 EC @ 250 ml/acre or Karate @ 250-300 ml/acre mixed in 100 to 150 liters of water at 10-15 days interval, two times in case ...

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Livestock Show On Aug 2 In Faisalabad

The annual livestock show will be held in a private housing colony, Rehman Villas, Satian Road on August 2. The registration of animals will be made till July 31, said Ch Atta Muhammad Gujjar, organizer of the show here Friday. The heaviest calf will be awarded with cash prize of Rs100,000 and trophy, runner up Rs50,000 and third of Rs25,000. The cash prizes will also be given to owner ...

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Safety measures to protect cotton from leaf curl virus

During the pest scouting of the cotton crop in some places, the agriculture experts directed immediate safety measures to protect the crop from the effects of leaf curling virus. Due to less rains, intense heat, drought and dry period in some places there is a chance of leaf curl virus attack. Besides agriculture experts, field staff of agriculture department is ...

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Cotton global prices fall 1%

The prices declined by 1% in the International Commodity Exchange, which is may be due to increase rate of American cotton production and dollar exchange rates. The cotton price in exchange for December is 63.06 cents per pound declined by 0.89 cents. There were a total of 16513 of cotton bales business in the exchange; as compared to the previous ...

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Farmers advised to beware of Post-rain pest attack on cotton

Director, Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan, Dr Zahid Mahmood asked farmers to beware of pest attack in post-rain scenario pleading that survey report showed increase in infestation of different pests after recent rains. In case of observing 4-5 white flies or attack of Jassids, farmers should apply spray of suitable pesticide after consulting experts. Pheromone traps should be installed to tackle boll worm and apply spray in ...

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