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Farmers Advised To Drain Out Rainwater From Cotton Crop

Farmers have been advised to drain out rainwater from cotton fields as stagnant water harmful to the crop. According to spokesman of Agriculture Department, rainwater has salutary impact on rice, cotton and fodder crops but it is very injurious to cotton crops if it accumulated in cotton field for more than 24 hours. He advised the farmers to immediately drain out the stagnant rainwater from cotton fields for a healthy crop.

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Balanced feeding for improving livestock productivity, Livestock Specialists.

Providing balance feed to the animals, along with the vaccination against mouth and foot disease and other harmful diseases is necessary for improving livestock productivity. Due to the import of dairy animals from Australia, Netherlands and other countries, the emerging diseases of these imported livestock are causing new health problems to the local animals and hence requires experts to play ...

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Irrigation Department Punjab Congratulates Provincial Government For Controlling Water Theft

The sources in the Punjab Irrigation Department said that around 60 per cent reduction has been made in water theft owing to the efforts of Provincial Irrigation Minister Mohsin Leghari and Secretary Ahmed Javed Qazi. The sources said that as many as 26,000 water theft cases were surfaced in the province last year in which 36 accused were arrested. Water theft cases witnessed sharp declined during the current ...

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Guidelines to protect cabbage nurseries from insect attack

Agriculture department has directed safety measures for the presence of white flies and army worm attack on cabbage nursery and said that due to the intensity of summer heat, there is a danger of white fly and army worm attack on nursery. After the germination is completed, thinning of week and diseased plants in necessary so that healthy plants can ...

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Guava orchards must be irrigated at an interval of 20 to 25 days

Experts have directed gardeners to irrigate guava orchards at an interval of 20 to 25 days. During the month of February and March, the irrigation should be done after 15 to 20 days. Agriculture experts said that guava is the fourth most important fruit of Pakistan, and third most important fruit of Punjab province, whose yield has exceeded more than ...

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Directed gardeners to special care of fruit plants

According to Agriculture Department spokesman, gardeners should take special care of the fruit plants in the summer so that the better quality of fruits can be achieved. Fruits can be burned because of hot and dry climate, and its peel can be shattered because of which affects the fruit quality. The stomata of the leaves closed due to excessive heat ...

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More incentives should be announced for agri sector in budget

The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has said that the agriculture was playing important role in the economic development of the country and providing raw material to many industries, therefore, government should consider announcing more incentives, reduces input costs, improve access of farmers to market, provide cheaper financing options and reduces input costs, for this sector in the ...

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