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Instruction to farmers to protect the tomato crop from virus

Growers are instructed that if the leaves are twisting on the tomato plants,It could be due to environmental, chemical, or biological stress. Sometimes all the leaves of the plant turn curved and yellow. To protect the plant, don’t over-irrigate the field. Always apply naphthalene acetic acid or neem oil on the plants after chemical spray. Anam Khan Sadozai (Horticulturist)   ...

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Wheat growers should not use DAP and urea fertilizers in saline soils

Saline soils are those soils that have high salt content. Don’t use DAP and urea fertilizers in such soils because it will make the soil more harder. Use gypsum in saline soil, it will make the soil porous. Use SSP or CAN gawara fertilizer instead of DAP and urea. Nighat Shaheen(Agri Expert)

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Timely cultivation should be ensured to get a good fodder crop. livestock experts

Livestock Experts instructed the livestock Farmers to cultivate maize, berseem, sorghum, mott grass according to the winter season. use fertilizers and seeds in the light of agricultural experts advice to increase the fertility of the soil for better yield. Use maize seeds 40kg, berseem seed 15 kg, sorghum seeds 30 kg per acre to achieve for better yield of crop. ...

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Farmers are advised to prepare seeds of cauliflower to save money

Farmers prefer to use imported seeds and spend huge money on the purchase of seeds. If they prepare seed locally by using scientific techniques, they can get bumper yield with minimum cost. Remove seedlings of selected plants when they are 5-9 inches along with their roots and transfer them to deeply-prepared land near a watercourse. After two weeks of transplanting ...

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Vegetable growers should apply fungicides to the seeds to control diseases

Farmers are instructed to follow the precautionary measures against the threats of scabies, late blight, and downy mildew attack while planting vegetables in tunnels. To control these diseases, cultivate the seeds with crop rotation by applying fungicide thiophenate methyl or carbendazim. Remove the infected plant from the field, burn them, and also spray the chemicals for protection.

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Hemorrhagic septicemia control and care

There are many diseases in animals that lead to death and farmers face huge economic loss due to mortality. Hemorrhagic septicemia is one of the dangerous diseases which cause the death of the animal. The cause of the disease is Pasteurella multocida bacteria. This disease appears in animals during the rainy season and this bacterium is naturally found in animal ...

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Farmers should not be negligent in the quantity of wheat seeds during cultivation

The Department of Agriculture has directed the wheat growers to ensure that the recommended quantity of seeds is planted during the cultivation of wheat as it can prevent the weeds from flourishing where better yields can be obtained. Therefore, farmers should not be negligent in the quantity of seeds.

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Instructions to protect okra crop from harmful pests

Tunnel growers should take timely precautionary measures to protect the crop okra from cotton spotted bollworm in the early days of the winter season. When the okra crop is at fruiting stage cotton bollworm penetrate inside the fruit, making the fruit useless. To control it, the affected fruit should be picked and then buried in the ground and use any ...

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Gardners should adopt suitable strategies for planting mango orchards for quality production. Agricultural experts

Gardeners need a warm, humid climate to plant mango orchards for better and quality production. The abundance of water, proper planning, and selection of better varieties of mangoes are essential for a better quality of mangoes. Mango orchards are planted in a square and rectangular manner. The square is better than the rectangular. However, if the pruning of mango plants ...

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Cut worm’s attack on wheat crop.

When the wheat crop is in the 4-3 leaf stage, there is a high chance of pest infestation on the crop. If holes appear on the leaves, the cutworms may attack. Farmers must visit the crop and use half a liter of neem oil per acre to protect the crop from damages. Do not use chemicals as it induces stress ...

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