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Plum Cultivation

Introduction Plum is temperate in nature and thus a major crop of hills. It is preferred for planting as a filler fruit plant in mango, litchi and pear orchards due to low chilling requirement and less juvenile period. Trees are highly productive due to profuse flowering, high fruit set and early ripening habit of cultivars recommended for plains. On an ...

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Rhodes grass Production Technology

Introduction Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana) is a summer-growing, stoloniferous perennial, whose runners provide good soil cover for erosion control. Rhodes grass is adapted to a wide range of soils, from infertile sands to fertile brigalow clays. It is difficult to establish and have it persist on heavy-cracking clay soils. Rhodes grass does not tolerate drought or flooding well and is ...

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Loquat Production Technology

Planting It can be planted in February-March and August- September. The planting distance varies from 6 meters to 7 meters, apart depending upon the soil fertility level. Thus one hectare shall accommodate 256 to 196 plants. One metre deep and one metre diameter pits should be prepared at least one month prior to actual plantation. Lindane 30g or two litres ...

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LETTUCE PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

Introduction Lettuce belongs to family of Asteraceae. It is also called as Salad crops as it is consumed in uncooked form. Because of its diet and medicinal values, its demand is increasing rapidly. It is mostly grown for leaves purpose but sometime it is cultivated for seed and stem purpose. It is good source of Vitamin K and chlorophyll. Among ...

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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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