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Pak delegation to attend SAARC SDF conclave in India from July 1

A business delegation under the leadership of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Senior Vice President (SVP) Iftikhar Ali Malik will leave for India on June 30 to participate in South Asian Association of Regional Countries (SAARC) Development Fund (SDF) Partnership Conclave 2018.The three-day Conclave to be commenced from July 1 is aimed at strategic growth in the South Asia ...

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Biofertilizers for higher pulse production

Biofertilizer’ is a substance which contains living microorganisms which, when applied to seed, plant surfaces, or soil, colonizes the rhizosphere or the interior of the plant and promotesgrowth by increasing the supply or availability of primary nutrients to the host plant.Biofertilizers add nutrients through the natural processes of Nitrogen fixation, solubilizing phosphorus, and stimulating plant growth through the synthesis of ...

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Maligai (Jasminum sambac Ait.) propagation is done through Semi hard wood cuttings

Maligai (Jasminum sambac Ait.) propagation is done through Semi hard wood cuttings ..Well drained loamy or red loamy fertile soil. Warm summer, mild winter, moderate rainfall and sunny days. Layers or rooted cuttings are planted in pits 30 x 30 x 30 cm with a spacing of 1.25 m either way to accommodate 6400 plants per ha during June to ...

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Sugarcane Fertilizers Application

Sugarcane is an exhaustive crop like wheat, rice, maize etc, that uptake huge amount of nutrients. It requires macro as well as micro nutrients. Fertilizers are use in Pakistan is imbalanced, inadequate and improper. Most of the cane growers in the country use only nitrogenous fertilizers while others use an imbalanced combination of N and P. Use of K is ...

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Water Management of citrus crop

Citrus fruit is grown in all four provinces of Pakistan but Punjab produces over 95% of the crop because of favorable growing conditions.The preferred method of irrigation is a basin round each tree the size of. There should be channels connecting basins so that irrigation of fruits trees can be independent of the intercropped area between the tree lines which ...

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Haleeb Foods introduces nutritious new ‘Asli Milk’ brand

Haleeb Foods Ltd., Pakistan’s premium food and beverages manufacturing company, has recently announced the launch of ‘Asli Milk’ which is the latest real milk product to be introduced in its line of superior quality, affordable and hygienic milk product. Asli milk presents consumers with a far healthier option than the loose milk and other dairy variants available in the market. ...

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Seedbed preparation and manuring for Sorghum

This crop requires a good seed- bed, which can be prepared with one ploughing with a mouldboard plough followed by two ploughings with a cultivator along with planking. To increase fodder yield, 2 1/2 bags of DAP with 1 1/4 bag of urea per hectare should be added at planting, and another 1 1/4 bag of urea at the first ...

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CPEC first phase completion to improve energy, infrastructure sectors

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Mian Zahid Hussain on Monday said that 2018 is an important year regarding China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as first phase of this historical project comprised of energy and infrastructure sectors have successfully completed. Second phase of the CPEC project is about to begin which is comprised of establishing special economic zones.SEZs will bring ...

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Nursery Transplantation of Rice

In this case sowing is first done in nursery beds.When the plants attain a height of 4 ” to 6 “,they are transplanted into big fields.This method is also called the Japanese method.It is the most scientific and beneficial method.By its practice ,the per acre production increases considerably.Rice is mostly cultivated in rows and the distance from row to row ...

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Irrigation mode for better mango fruits

A PROPER irrigation of mango orchards is vital to prevent fruit drop and help improve young fruits. Additional irrigation at the ripening stage results in a significant improvement in both fruit size and quality. The success of mango orchards largely depends on method and management of irrigation. Proper irrigation scheduling, especially during the period of plant growth and fruit development, ...

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