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Weed Management

Without weed control, a farmer might make a few bushels of corn or soybeans, but a producer could make no harvestable cotton. Cotton is a tropical perennial grown in warm temperate regions as a summer annual, and is a poor competitor against many of the weeds.Following planting, cotton requires 8 weeks of weed-free growth to make maximum yields. Good yields ...

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Punjab Govt doubles subsidy over DAP

The Punjab government have doubled subsidy over diammonium phosphate (DAP) being provided to farmers as it was increased from Rs 150 per bag to Rs 300 per bag. Punjab Secretary Agriculture Muhammad Mehmood on Friday said the subsidy would also be given to all phosphoric Urea.The govt was taking steps to increase production as per demand of the country and ...

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Sweet potato can be cultivated in mid-April to mid-June

Sweet potato can be cultivated in mid-April to mid-June Farmers are instructed for timely use of Irrigation, hoeing and fertilizer and Agriculture experts said that if there is no frequent rain than irrigate sweet potato at least 7 to 8 times. At initial stages irrigate it 2 to 3 times a week later irrigation can be increased up to 15 ...

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Combined use of fertilisers and weedicides

WEEDS often reduce crop production as they compete with the crop for nutrients, water, light, gases and space.There are numerous losses due to weeds and they are varied in nature. Losses due weeds and the cost of their control constitute one of the largest expenditure in production of crops and vegetables. These losses are almost equally divided between reductions in ...

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Weather Forcast

It is reported that weather from the first may is expected windy with scattered thunderstorm which may affect the harvesting of Wheat. As per Source Description (Disturbed weather (dust-storm /thunderstorm /isolated Hailstorm) on the way to Pakistan in first week of May, Isolated to scattered).

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1 Lakh 20 thousand plants can be planted in the field with the help of transplanter.

The Punjab government has started introducing modern technology of rice cultivation in different cities. Currently in Pakistan, average production of three mounds per acre in Pakistan is produced, which is far less than the production of America, China and Egypt. The biggest reason for low production of rice is less number of plants per acre in the fields, which is ...

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