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Armyworm badly affect green fodder production.

Armyworm damages green fodder production. Therefore, farmers should keep extra care of the fodder. So that it is possible to get extra yield per acre by being safe from the attack of armyworm. Farmers should prefer clay loamy soil for the cultivation of Berseem. It is essential to cultivate 8 kg of seeds/acre. Army worm eats the leaves and destroy ...

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Cutworm

Cutworms attack a wide variety of plants, including beet-root, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower. The larvae commonly feed on plant stems at or below ground, eventually cutting them down. In the spring, as temperatures warm, they become active and begin feeding on plants at night remaining hidden during the day. Cutworms can destroy up to 75% of a crop. Before planting ...

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Onion Cultivation & its varieties:

A cold-humid climate is suitable for onion cultivation. In Balochistan, onion varieties Sariab Surkh and Chiltan 89 are cultivated in most of the areas. Other varieties of onions are also cultivated in the rest of the country. The famous variety of onion Phulkara is mostly cultivated in Sindh and Punjab. This variety is very suitable for the autumn crops. Apart ...

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The best time for the cultivation of oat crop

Oat is an important Cereal as well as a fodder crop. It is mainly grown in tropical and Subtropical climates. The best sowing time of oat is considered from mid-October to the last week of October. The best varieties of oat are Sargodha 81, Golden Rein, S-2000, which give a better yield. Anam khan sadozai (Agri expert)       ...

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Beetal Goats

Goats are an important component of livestock. Usually, goats are reared for the purpose of meat but there are some breeds which are also kept for milk production purpose.  Beetal goats are unique in beauty and especially for meat and milk production. These goats are mostly present in Punjab. There are six types according to color and area. Their average ...

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Fancy Poultry

Fancy poultry production is usually done in rural and urban areas, but especially people keep them for the purpose of their keen interest in beautiful birds. Fancy poultry, pigeons, and parrots are also kept for the purpose of business. Mostly polish breeds of fancy poultry are kept in production, which is unique due to its special shape and beauty. A ...

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Instructions to prepare the healthy nursery of onion crop.

For healthy seedlings of onion crop, farmers should sow the seeds in well-prepared beds. The height of beds not more than 5 inches. Seeds should be sown at a distance of 3-4 inches with a row-row distance of about 6-7 inches. Must add well-rotted FYM in the soil to increase the fertility level. Monitor the field regularly for the inspection ...

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Enterotoxemia

Etiology: Cl. perfringens is the causative agent of enterotoxemia. It mostly occurs in highly fed sheep and goats. Sign and Symptoms: In goat/sheep, there is acute diarrhea, dysentery, abdominal pain, and convulsions. Death may occur in a few hours, but in less severe cases survive for a few days, and recovery over a period of several days is possible. Treatment: ...

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How to convert the saline/sodic soil into cultivated land?

Saline soils can be reclaimed by the application of a large amount of good quality water. The soluble salts leach down with percolating water. Sodic soils can be reclaimed by the application of gypsum through broadcasting. Mix gypsum thoroughly in the soil and then flush with water. The calcium in gypsum replaces the sodium ions which leach down through applied ...

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Fungicide treatment of Canola seed.

Seed treatment is very important in reducing diseases. Canola seeds should be processed with appropriate fungicides before sowing. It helps to reduce the losses caused by seed transmitted and soil-borne fungal diseases. Seeds should be treated with thiophanate methyl fungicide or certified seed should be purchased for sowing. Besides, those untreated seeds or uncertified seeds used for sowing are more ...

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