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Farmers should adopt appropriate strategies for immediate control of diseases and pests in MungMash, Agriculture experts

Agriculture experts said that farmers should adopt appropriate strategies for immediate control of diseases and pests in Mung and Mash, so as to save the crop from economic damage. Timely disposal of weeds is also essential for the good production of MungMash. The MungMash crops need three irrigation, so the first irrigation should be given 3 to 4 weeks after ...

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Poor grain filing in rice spike.

Rice is the staple food crop of the world population. The food security of more than half the world population depends on the ability of the universe to supply and distribute the rice. Pakistan is the world’s 10th largest producer of rice and decrement in the production directly related to the economic system of the state. The yield of grains ...

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Tobacco is an important cash crop that matures in a short time

Tobacco is an important cash crop that matures in a short period of time. Like many other countries, tobacco use is very high in Pakistan. Tobacco can be grown successfully on almost any type of soil, but loamy soils are preferred for good yields. Tobacco can be grown on any type of soil except saline and waterlogged. Tobacco is grown ...

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Efficient use of insecticides in cotton crop

Nowadays the cotton crop is near the maturity stage and due to environmental variations; various diseases can also attack, so pest scouting should be done twice a week to protect the cotton crop from virus attack. If the pest attack is really high, appropriate insecticides should also be sprayed. Do not spray the same group of insecticides repeatedly. Farmers should ...

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Okra can be grown in all types of soil, Agriculture expert

Agriculture experts said that okra can be cultivated in all types of soil but the well-drained loamy soil is very suitable. For the cultivation of okra, seeds with good germination potential should be used. Spray after sowing, before germination for effective weed control. Irrigation should be done keeping in view the structure of the soil and the weather. ‘Don’t let ...

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Management of grasshopper in sugarcane field.

Grasshopper is a chewing insect which damage crop very badly. They can cause complete defoliation if once attacked. Management is not easy in the case of sugarcane crop due to the greatest height of plants. Cultivation of blackguard strip 10 m wide around the outside of a field can be helpful to trap the insects. Flood Chlorpyrifos about 2 liter/acre ...

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Farmers are instructed to start cultivation of linseed from early September

Agriculture experts have instructed farmers to start the cultivation of linseed in early September, if the planting is completed on time then better yields can be achieved. Linseed cultivation can be completed by September 30. Loamy soil is of utmost importance and preferred for linseed cultivation. Cultivate the approved variety of Chandni 1988. When planting linseed with a drill, the ...

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Whiteheads in rice field

The appearance of whiteheads in the rice field indicates the presence of stem borer. Stem borers can destroy rice at any stage of the plant from seedling to maturity. The larvae bore at the base of the plants during the vegetative stage causes whiteheads at the reproductive stage. Its damage can reduce the number of reproductive tillers. High nitrogenous and ...

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Agriculture experts urged farmers of the irrigated area to add the full amount of phosphorus and potash to maize crop before August 30.

Agriculture experts instruct farmers of the irrigated area to add the full amount of phosphorus and potash to maize crop. Further said that farmers should apply the full amount of phosphorus and potash and one-fifth of nitrogen in maize fields before August 30. So, good maize yield can be obtained. Weeds grow rapidly during the rainy season, so timely disposal ...

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