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Complete Red lentil cultivation by November 15th

Red lentil cultivators should complete the sowing by November 15th in rain-fed areas. The varieties that should be cultivated includes Masoor 93, Nayyab Masoor 2002, Nayyab Masoor 2006, Punjab Masoor 2009, Chakwal Masoor and Markaz 2009 and the seed rate should be 30kg per acre. For high yield one bag of DAP, one bag of SOP and one and a ...

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Benefits of applying Potash in Wheat

The use of potash is extremely helpful in increasing the weight of wheat grains, protecting the crop from diseases and preventing it from falling. However, up to 60 maund per acre of wheat can be acquired by modern methods of cultivation. So make sure to use the latest technology, including the use of potash, to achieve a bumper crop. If ...

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Benefits of using fertilizers and weedicides together

The benefits of using fertilizers and weedicides together are colossal. It is economically an innovation in the fertilizer industry. Many weeds have the ability to compete with crops and plants for nourishment from applied fertilizers. Weedicides are used before and after the germination of weeds. If the time of spraying and germination of weeds is same, and if there is ...

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Off-season cotton crop management

The cotton farmers should adopt off-season cotton management strategy to save next crop from the attack of pink bollworm. These bollworm goes in hibernation during November and December and its eggs remain on cotton remains in farms and ginning factories. The farmers should cut the branches of cotton crops from the base till January 31st and keep them in the ...

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Wheat cultivation in irrigated areas

In irrigated areas wheat cultivation should be started from November 1st. Farmers should well prepare the land for timely cultivation of wheat. Weeding should be done manually. The seed rate should be kept about 40-50kg per acre. Select seeds that are clean, healthy and free from diseases. Before planting, the seeds should be treated with fungicide by the advice of ...

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Farmers can start sowing of wheat from 1st November

Farmers can cultivate wheat varieties from 1st November till 10 December. Approved wheat varieties for irrigated areas are Faisalabad 2008, NARC 2011, ujala 2016, Anaj 2017 and zinkol. Approved wheat varieties for rainfed areas are Pakistan 2013, Dharabi 2011 and NARC 2009

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Instructions for cultivating Flax seeds

The cultivators should start the cultivation of flax seeds immediately so that it is completed timely by November 15th and help in achieving better yield. Selecting medium fertile soil for the cultivation of flax seed is of utmost importance. Cultivate approved variety known as “Chandni1988” to get maximum yield. Maintain row to row distance of upto 30 cm and sow ...

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Canola cultivation should be completed by October 31

Farmers can cultivate canola varieties in well drainage soil. Farmers should plant canola in rows 30 to 45 cm apart and use 1.5 to 2 kg per acre with a germination rate of more than 80%. Farmers can also use 2 to 3 kg per acre in case of less rainfall areas. For best results use one bag DAP, half ...

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Complete the early cultivation of radish month by October

Complete the cultivation of the radish in the month of October. The seed rate for early variety is three to four kilograms per acre and for broadcasting use 5 kg seeds per acre. Good quality health and high tolerant seeds should be used. Seeds should always be treated with good fungicide before sowing.

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Ban on burning crop residues

To prevent smog, crop residues and garbage burning have been banned. Several kinds of adverse effects are caused due to the burning of crop residues. Burning of crop residues is more common in paddy cultivation areas as it is the quick way to prepare the soil for the next crop. The atmosphere gets polluted by burning these crop residues. The ...

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