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Irrigation schedule for Moong Cultivation

Moong needs a well-distributed rainfall. Heavy rains at flowering are harmful, even moist winds at this stage interfere with fertilization.Being kharif crop green gram is not required irrigation unless there is dry spell during the kharif season. In summer irrigation should be given according to soil type. Irrigation interval should be 8-10 days in summer. Flowering and pod filling are ...

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Weeding of bitter guard fields

For the better production of bitter gourd weeds should be removed timely and for weeding 4 to 5 times hoeing should be done in wattar. After the germination of the seeds, the places that are left blank and where no seed is germinated those areas should be filled by sowing pre soaked seeds. Field should be irrigated with the interval ...

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Vegetable rates in provisional capital

On Thursday vegetable rates were as follows; Potato price was 14 to 15 rupees, spinach 16 to 17, onion 32 to 34 and tomatoes 21 to 23.  In the similar way china ginger was 207 to 215, brinjal was 33 to 35, okra 53 to 55, bitter guard 58 to 60, pumpkin was 28 to 30 rupees, peas 100 to ...

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Control Rooms Set Up On The Issue of Locusts

On the directives of Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad, Nisar Ahmed Memon, Control Rooms has been set up at Commissioner and deputy commissioner’s offices to coordinate efforts and for providing information about locust to stakeholders. Additional Commissioner-II SBA Muhamma Yousuf Abbasi and Director Agriculture SBA Ghulam Mustafa Jamali were nominated as focal persons while Commissioner Office’s Assistant Shoukat Ali Lakho and Junior ...

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Eradicate weeds from maize crop

A weed is any plant growing in a wrong place, usually considered undesirable.Uncontrolled weeds compete with the crop of interest for nutrients, moisture and space, and may completely suppress the crop if uncontrolled. They also harbour pests and diseases.Young maize seedlings can easily be overwhelmed by weeds.Weeds take full advantage of the wide rows and upright growth of maize, colonizing ...

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Pakistan became fourth largest date producing country

The annual production of dates in Pakistan has crossed 6 lakh 35 thousand tonnes, due to which Pakistan has emerged fourth in the list of dates producing countries. Agriculture department said that apart from fulfilling the domestic needs of dates in our own country, additional production can be exported, but for this, special measures should be taken by concerned institutions. ...

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