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Bacterial Blight in Cotton.

Warm temperature with high humidity and momentous rainfall events favor the bacterial blight in cotton. The development of disease causes premature defoliation of plants. initially, small black or blue spots appear on the leaf surface and stem may also become infected. Tissues close to lesions turn yellow, giving the appearance of a “halo” around the lesion. The disease may be ...

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Agricultural experts instructed farmers to complete early cultivation of Apple gourd by end of April.

Agricultural experts instructed farmers to complete early cultivation of Apple gourd by end of April, in order to ensure bumper crop by timely cultivation. Early cultivation of apple gourd produces good results in fertile soil with good drainage of water. Before the cultivation of apple gourd, farmers should add the farmyard manure in the field then plow it and mix ...

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Harvesting of wheat should not be started until it reached its fully ripen stage.

Harvesting of wheat should not be started until it reached its fully ripen stage. The Meteorological Department predicts warm and dry weather in the next few days. However, farmers should be aware of the weather conditions during wheat harvesting. If the rain starts, the wheat harvesting should be stopped immediately so that the water in the fields does not cause ...

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Instructions for the cultivation of turmeric.

Turmeric grows well in a mild climate and fertile loamy soil with good water drainage capacity. For the excellent growth of turmeric, buried the berseem by plowing in the field after two cuttings and add 25-30 tons of well-rotted farmyard manure and level it. The seeds should be pressed 5 cm deep at a distance of 15 to 20 cm ...

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Agriculture experts instructed farmers to harvest mature lentils in mid-April.

Agriculture experts instructed farmers to harvest mature lentils in mid-April further they said to farmers to keep an eye on the lentil crop. As soon as the beans are 70 to 80% mature, then harvesting should not be delayed. When beans are fully mature, these beans start to fall due to their late harvest. This causes farmers to suffer financial ...

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Propagation practices in Cardamom plant.

Cardamom is an evergreen jumble plant that adds an outstanding savor in our life. Growers can grow it as a cash crop because every part of the plant is used in daily life. It is planted through seeds as well as from large underground rhizomes each year. Before planting the seeds, place them in a bowl and covered with lukewarm ...

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Farmers are instructed to irrigate the fields soon after the harvest of wheat and barseem.

Farmers are instructed to irrigate the fields soon after the harvest of wheat and barseem. Timely cultivation of cotton requires that the wheat be harvested and stored in such fields for threshing in which cotton is not to be cultivated. The farmer should apply a tube well or canal water as soon as possible after the harvesting of wheat and ...

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Agriculture experts instructed farmers to start Sugar beet cultivation during April.

Agriculture experts instructed farmers to start Sugar beet cultivation during April. Agriculture experts instructed farmers to start sugar beet cultivation during April and cultivate white star variety. Farmers can start sugar beet cultivation in April and complete till June. However, in the case of timely cultivation, it can be harvested in August while, cultivation in May or June can be ...

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Farmers can obtain maximum yield by cultivating the approved varieties of sorghum.

It is possible to achieve higher yield by cultivating the approved varieties “JS 2002, Hagari, JS 26, Chakwal millet, millet 2011” of Sorghum. Fodder growers can use 32kg of sorghum seed per acre. For the cultivation of sorghum, such heavy loamy soil should be selected where a proper drainage system is available. Soil preparation is of the utmost importance for ...

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A guideline to farmers for mushroom cultivation.

Mushrooms contain important vitamins, minerals and proteins. Many species are believed to cure ailments. The mushrooms can be planted twice a year between March and October. It is recommended that a new grower in mushroom cultivation starts with easy-to-grow and easy-to-sell mushrooms such as the oyster mushrooms. The optimal temperature is 24 degrees Celsius for mushroom growth. Mushrooms do not ...

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