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Higher yield can be achieved by protecting pea crop from adverse climatic conditions.

Agriculture Experts said that higher productivity can be achieved from pea crop, if the crop is saved from adverse climatic conditions. Peas needs cool climate to grow properly. They are very sensitive to high temperature and frost conditions. In case of frost damage, 3-4 kg Urea per 100 liter water must be sprayed so that the crop can be saved ...

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Vegetables must be covered during frost period.

Experts have directed farmers to completely cover the vegetables during frost period. Vegetables such as tomato, chillies, brinjal, cucumber and pumpkin must be covered with a proper cover during winters in order to protect them from frost damage. If temperatures are expected to remain near freezing for a short period of time, a simple protective covering is usually adequate. Frost ...

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Farmers are instructed to use the phosphorus fertilizer in fodder crop.

While cultivating green fodder farmer should ensure the balance use of phosphorus based fertilizers in soil in order to increase the milk and meat production capacity of livestock and animal. Salts are of great importance in livestock and animal feed and these salts are provided to animal in a variety of ways because the deficiency of these decrease the reproduction ...

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Farmers spray 3 to 4 kg of urea in 100 liters of water on teh pea crop affected by frost and fog.

For the better production of peas, the crop must be protected from seasonal effects and three to four kilograms of urea should be mixed with 100 liters of water and sprayed on frost and fog-infected pea crop. In cold weather, increasing irrigation intervals to 15 days can yield useful results. In order to obtain pure seeds, thinning should be done ...

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Farmers are instructed to start melon cultivation in February.

Farmers of Punjab province should start the cultivation of melon in the first week of February. Melon varieties T96 and Ravi can be cultivated at 21 to 35 degree centigrade at the end of march. Melon can be cultivated in all kinds of soil. However, fertile loamy and soil with good drainage is suitable for cultivation of melon. 1 ½ ...

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Farmers are advised to start the cultivation of bitter gourd in February.

Farmers can start cultivating bitter gourd by the beginning of February and finish it next month. However, cultivation of bitter gourd can be continued until July, in moderately areas. Seed germination requires a temperature of 25C to 30C. However, fertile loamy soil of PH range 7 or less with good drainage is suitable for bitter gourd production. Faisalabad Long is ...

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Farmers are instructed to use 100 to 120 liters per acre of water for herbicide spray.

Wheat growers are advised to use 100 to 120 liters of water per acre for herbicide spray and spray when the sun is fully shining and do not spray the crop when the effects of fog are visible. As it may extinguish the effects of the spray. Before spraying, the machine should be thoroughly cleaned and sprayed with a flat ...

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Instruction to destroy the remnants to avoid the blight and wilting in grams.

Farmers have been instructed to give the first irrigation to gram crop after 45 days and second irrigation at the time of flowering. The gram crop requires less water. Therefore, if there is no rain in the irrigated areas at flowering stage and crop is dry, then it should be lightly irrigated. Farmers have also been advised to dispose of ...

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Farmer should take protective measures to protect vegetables from the cold and frost.

Farmer should take protective measures to protect vegetables from the cold and frost. In extreme cold season, the water present in the stem, branches and leaf cells of plants crystalize due to the frost. That’s why, growth of plants is badly affected and severe coldness cause the ultimate death of plants. To protect vegetables from frost, farmers need to reduce ...

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Farmers are instructed to irrigate and fertilize the berseem and alfalfa crops.

Proper care is taken to achieve better crop production. Also, fertilizers should be ensured, including irrigation for the cultivars of berseem and lucerne. Irrigate after each harvest of alfalfa, while apply half sack of urea per acre after each cutting of berseem and alfalfa. During cold and frost, irrigation should be done every week in berseem crop. It helps the ...

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