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Prevention of honey comb from wax moth.

Apiculturists should clean the hives thoroughly to prevent it from wax moths. The entrance of the hives should be tightened and the other holes should be closed. According to the specialists,  these wax  moths make silky tunnels  in the honey combs and during extreme attack, destroy the combs completely as a result of which the bees leaves the hive and ...

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Importance of green fodder in Livestock nutrition.

Green fodder is an economic source of nutrients for livestock. It is highly palatable and digestible. Micro-organisms present in green fodder help in improving digestibility. It also helps in maintaining good health. Importance of green fodder for animal is as important as the need of good food for human life. Mottgrass is highly nutritious fodder and it gives various cuttings. ...

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Ducks as effective pest control.

Pakistan is amongst top ten most populous countries of the world and more than 65% of the population lives in rural areas. Besides financial constraints the people are facing serious issues of disease outbreak because there are big reservoirs of waste water that are places of many pathogens. Ducks rearing was a traditional source of protein in rural Punjab but ...

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Strategies for Management of Cotton Pink Bollworm

The cotton crop is hit by many pests but pink bollworm is a major pest of cotton, which not only causes reduction in yield but also affects the lint quality by causing yellow spots in its fibre. The economic loss it causes is heavier than the impact of other worms. Depending on the degree of infestation and weather conditions, it ...

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Preventive Measures for Diseases Management

Disease Management

The measures taken to avoid the incidence of a disease, reduce the amount of source that initiates and spreads the disease in the plant population. Proper measures taken minimize the loss caused by the disease and have traditionally been called control measures. The principle of plant disease management have two approaches that are directed towards a single disease in the ...

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Management of Fruit Flies in Guava

Guava trees produce sweet smelling fruits with an edible rind, with a creamy white, yellow or pink flesh. When ripe, guavas release a sharp, musky odour that draws fruit flies. Fruit flies are among the world’s most serious pests of different horticultural crops due to their direct impact on economy. They are among the most destructive pests. They cause enormous ...

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Significance of Weather Forecasting for Crops Yield

Among the various factors on which farming depends on weather is certainly the most important factor determining the success or the failure of agricultural commodities. It has greater influence on soil and every phase of plant and animal growth and development. There is an important relationship between weather and farming. In fact, farming depends on the weather. In order to ...

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E- Agriculture and role of Jazz BaKhabar Kissan

Bakhaber Kissan

Farming has become more efficient with technologies and communication systems. In E agriculture Jazz Bakhabar Kissan is offering free services to the farmers and has successfully reached more than 1.5 million farmers base. It is a supreme opportunity to give rural smallholders access to information that can change their livelihoods. It helps farmers to improve agricultural productivity by giving them ...

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