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Management of sooty mold on cotton crop.

Sooty mold is a combined expression that grows on the honeydew dropped by many sap-feeding insects (most commonly aphids, scale and whiteflies). The honeydew is a sugary liquid that the insects excrete as waste. Honeydew is secreted on the surface of leaves in the process of feeding and the spores of fungus in air grow the coating of sooty mold. ...

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Farmers can obtain better yield by cultivating the approved desi varieties of tomatoes, Agriculture experts

Agriculture experts said that farmers can get better yeild by cultivating approved desi varities of tomatoes. Farmers can cultivate approved desi varities of tomatoes like Roma, Nigina, Pocket and Naqeeb, while the hybrid varieties are Money Maker, Jury, Yuki, T1359, Eden F1, Red Champion, Dominator and Fonto, which have excellent yield potential. In Central Punjab, tomato transplanting can be grown ...

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Agriculture experts instructed to complete the cultivation of Toria during this week

Agricultural experts have instructed farmers to complete the cultivation of Toria this during the week. Also, Toria can be cultivated very successfully in all irrigated areas of Punjab. Toria production potential in irrigated areas is 15 to 18 mounds per acre. In a short time by cultivating and harvesting it, wheat can also be cultivated after it. Farmers should prefer ...

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Goat plague disease.

Goat plague is a viral disease of goats and sheep characterized by fever, sores in the mouth, diarrhea, pneumonia, and sometimes death. This disease is also known as PPR or Ovine rinderpest. Cattle and several wild ruminants have been infected most often experimentally, but goats and sheep are the usual targets. All the sheep and goats of the affected flock ...

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Agriculture experts instructed farmers to cultivate approved varieties of gram from 25 Sept to 15 Oct.

Farmers are instructed to cultivate grams from September 25, Gram is a leguminous crop of Rabi, and an important commodity in terms of nutrition which can be used instead of meat. About 92% of gram crop is cultivated in the rainfed areas of Punjab mostly in Bhakkar, Jhang, Khushab, Layyah, and Mianwali districts. In Punjab, farmers can complete the cultivation ...

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Plantation of neem tree.

Neem is a natural soil conditioner that helps improve the quality of soil, thereby enhancing the growth of plants and fruits. It not only helps to grow the plants, but also prevents the attack of insects and fungus. Farmers cultivate it in or around the field to protect the crops from different damages. It can be cultivated in every type ...

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Farmers are instructed to start the cultivation of canola in the third week of this month.

Agricultural experts instructed farmers to start cultivating canola (sweet mustard) in the third week of September and said that the best time to cultivate canola is from 20 September 20 to 31 October. Farmers should cultivate one and a half to 2 kg registered, healthy, and clean hybrid varieties seeds of canola like Faisal canola PARC in one acre, increase ...

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Cultivation of garlic.

Garlic is a rich source of carbohydrates, protein, phosphorous, and ascorbic acid. Growers can start the cultivation of garlic in all plain areas. NARC-G1 & G4are hybrid varieties while Lehson white; Lehson gulabi and GS-1 are the recommended local varieties. Farmers can use 300-400kg seed per acre for local varieties and 200-250 kg seed for hybrid varieties. Fertile, well-drained, loamy ...

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