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Honeybees play a vital role in teh agricultural industry.

Honeybees are responsible for pollinating agricultural crops that makeup one-third of our diet, including fruits and vegetables. Many fruits, nuts, and vegetables require pollination by bees in order to yield fruit such as cucumber, almond, apple etc., and can also be promoted to the lucrative honey industry. Therefore, a healthy population of honeybees has a great influence on agricultural produces. ...

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Stem Rot in Berseem.

The rotting in the stem of the berseem is caused by fungus. Black spots appeared on the lower part of the plant stem in this disease and the stem will rot from the affected area. The plants wilt and die. The land should be kept level and don’t let the fields have water to protect the crop from disease. Use ...

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Weeds can reduce the yield of sunflower crop.

Weeds can reduce the production of sunflower up to 20 – 45%. If the weeds are not removed on time they compete for the crop for light, food and water. The sunflower crop field should be kept clean from weeds for the first 40 to 45 days to achieve better production. Hoeing is the best way to remove weeds because ...

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Farmers are advised to follow the latest recommendations to ensure protection their crop from the attack of white fly

White fly is a very dangerous insect for cotton, and it remains active all the year. Farmers should follow the latest recommendations issued to ensure white fly cultivation on Bihar crops so that cotton crop will be protected from whitefly attack. Immediately remove all the crop residues after harvesting. Avoid cultivating okra, brinjal and sorghum in cotton cultivating areas and ...

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Attack of red beetle on watermelon crop.

An insect attacks on the crops of melon and watermelon, which is called Red Beetle. The female lays eggs in the soil around the plants and eggs produce small insects which eat the roots of plants. when an adult comes out of the pupa, it looks red, feeds on the leaves and makes holes. The spray of 5ml of neem ...

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MNFS&R asks provinces to exempt outlets/supply chain of agriculture inputs

In wake of the alarming situation of pandemic Covid-19, and lockdown announced by the provincial governments and start of Kharif Season 2020, the Ministry of National Food Security & Research (MNFS&R) has asked all the four provinces to exempt the outlets/supply chain of agricultural inputs (pesticide/fertilizer/seed) during the said lockdown to ensure timely availability of agricultural inputs and their application ...

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For the cultivation of Amla warm humid climate is essential.

For the cultivation of Amla warm humid climate is essential however it can also be grown in semi-humid areas. Sandy loamy and the well-drained soil is better for its cultivation. Amla can be grown through seeds or vegetative ways. It is recommended to complete budding work on old plants and the growth of new plants for the production of fruit ...

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