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Management of grasshopper in sugarcane field.

Grasshopper is a chewing insect which damage crop very badly. They can cause complete defoliation if once attacked. Management is not easy in the case of sugarcane crop due to the greatest height of plants. Cultivation of blackguard strip 10 m wide around the outside of a field can be helpful to trap the insects. Flood Chlorpyrifos about 2 liter/acre ...

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Farmers are instructed to start cultivation of linseed from early September

Agriculture experts have instructed farmers to start the cultivation of linseed in early September, if the planting is completed on time then better yields can be achieved. Linseed cultivation can be completed by September 30. Loamy soil is of utmost importance and preferred for linseed cultivation. Cultivate the approved variety of Chandni 1988. When planting linseed with a drill, the ...

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Whiteheads in rice field

The appearance of whiteheads in the rice field indicates the presence of stem borer. Stem borers can destroy rice at any stage of the plant from seedling to maturity. The larvae bore at the base of the plants during the vegetative stage causes whiteheads at the reproductive stage. Its damage can reduce the number of reproductive tillers. High nitrogenous and ...

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Agriculture experts urged farmers of the irrigated area to add the full amount of phosphorus and potash to maize crop before August 30.

Agriculture experts instruct farmers of the irrigated area to add the full amount of phosphorus and potash to maize crop. Further said that farmers should apply the full amount of phosphorus and potash and one-fifth of nitrogen in maize fields before August 30. So, good maize yield can be obtained. Weeds grow rapidly during the rainy season, so timely disposal ...

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Attack of spotted bollworm on okra crop.

The spotted bollworms are the most serious insect pests of okra. The main crops which are damaged by spotted bollworms in Pakistan include okra, cotton, tomato, etc. The caterpillars feed through the buds of shoots and later on adversely affect on fruits. The whole plant is dried, sheds flowers and fruits. Treatment is necessary when 10 eggs per 100 plants ...

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The cotton plant needs a lot of nitrogen from germination to the time of boll formation.

Agriculture experts have instructed cotton growers to use macro and micro components in the crop in an appropriate manner.Further they add farmers should seriously follow the advice of agriculture expert to avoid the crisis in cotton and achieve higher yields per acre. Macro nutrient like nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and micro nutrient like iron, zinc, and boron must be used in ...

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Black cumin is a very important medicinal plant because of its good medicinal properties, Agriculture experts

Agriculture experts instructed farmers to start the cultivation of black cumin from August. Black cumin is a very important medicinal plant having good medicinal properties and its leaves and roots are used in the treatment of various diseases. It is used to cure various stomach diseases, so its cultivation can be started immediately and completed by the first week of ...

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Instruction issued to take precautionary measures to protect Taramira crop from epidemic blight

Agriculture experts direct precautionary measures to protect Taramira crop from epidemic blight. Further said that farmers should take timely steps to protect Taramira crop from various diseases for better yield. So that they do not face any difficulty or trouble later. The leaves, stems, and beans of the Taramira crop are prone to blight and cause brown or black spots. ...

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