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Agriculture experts have instructed farmers to complete the sunflower cultivation till January 31 to achieve a better yield.

According to agriculture experts, timely cultivation is essential for high yields of sunflower. Farmers should complete sunflower cultivation till January 31. For sunflower cultivation, loamy soils are preferred, while waterlogged and sandy soils are not suitable for it. Cultivation should be done in rows. In irrigated areas, Row to Row distance should be 2.5 ft and the plant to plant ...

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Black Australorp, An Emerging Poultry Business

Black Australorp is one of the most efficient egg layers as it gives averages over 300 eggs per hen per year in a commercial setting. However, backyard poultry producers should not expect more than 250 eggs a year. The Black Australorp is an ideal bird for free-range production as they have a good temperament. Although they are renowned for their ...

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Farmers are instructed to start the cultivation of bottle gourd in February

Farmers especially from plane areas should start cultivation of the first crop of bottle gourd in February. They can obtain a bumper yield from the timely sown crop. Farmer should use 2 to 2 ½ kg/acre of good quality seed of Faisalabad Gol and lauki variety should be used for sowing.

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Farmers are instructed to start the cultivation of strawberries at the start of next month.

Gardeners and cultivators can start the strawberry cultivation from early February to the end of the spring. Approved types of strawberries include Klondike, Missionary, Howard, Blackmore, etc. Varieties that are fertile from another type need to be planted in different lines in the field, so that they can be easily harvested. Proper drainage and organic matter in the soil is ...

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Farmers must apply fertilizers after each harvesting of the berseem crop

Due to low temperature and cold weather, the berseem crop is stressed and the growth is affected. So, farmers must use nitrogen-based fertilizers such as urea in the field. It not only relieves stress but also enhances plant growth. In addition, sprinkler irrigation in the crop is also very effective.

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Farmers are instructed to start the harvesting of carrot crops without delay.

Irrigation must be stopped two weeks before the harvesting of the crop. Harvesting should not be delayed when carrots are three to four centimeters thick. The timely harvesting of carrot crop increases the sweetness in them, but if it is watered over a long period, its sweetness is constantly reduced. Carrots may also be difficult to harvest when soil is ...

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Three to four times hoeing should be done to save garlic crops from different diseases.

Agriculture experts advised farmers that hoeing and weeding should be done three to four times for preventing garlic from different diseases. Take precautionary measures to prevent garlic from the attack of different diseases and insects especially don’t show any negligence on the damping-off disease. Damping-off disease in leaves causes drying of leaves and on the extreme attack, it causes wilting ...

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Instructions to control aphids on wheat crops.

Aphids are transparent, soft-bodied, sucking insect pests. Their presence in sufficient numbers results in the yellowing and premature death of leaves. Infestation usually occurs during the second fortnight of January till the crop harvesting stage. For the management of Aphids, use neem oil 50 ml/Ltr or the application of Thiamethoxam @80gm or Imidacloprid 40-60 ml/ acre in 100 Ltr of ...

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Instructions to control aphids on wheat crops.

Aphids are transparent, soft-bodied, sucking insect pests. Their presence in sufficient numbers results in the yellowing and premature death of leaves. Infestation usually occurs during the second fortnight of January till the crop harvesting stage. For the management of Aphids, use neem oil 50 ml/Ltr or the application of Thiamethoxam @80gm or Imidacloprid 40-60 ml/ acre in 100 Ltr of ...

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Precautionary measures to protect the mustard crop from white rust

White rust is a common disease of canola crops. It is due to the attack of fungus. High moisture is favorable for the spread of this disease. White powdery appearance observed on leaves, stem, and flowers. The best way to control this disease is the use of resistant varieties of canola. Seeds should be treated with fungicides before sowing. To ...

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