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Instructions to cover the crop with greenery or straw to protect the crop from frost

Farmers are instructed to cover tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, chickpeas and pumpkins with straw to protect them from the frost. Winter and drought are causing frost conditions, so farmers should take necessary steps to protect the vegetables from fog during the fog days to prevent crop from damage. Because of the lack of rainfall and the increase in the intensity ...

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Growers advised to protect eggplant seedlings from diseases

Eggplant seedlings are prone to attack of various diseases, so growers should ensure immediate remedial action in case of stem rotting. In early days eggplant seedling can be affected by stem rotting, which can cause severe damage to the crop. This disease invade the stem of the eggplant at the base, near to the ground. In this disease, a light ...

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In order to maintain the quality of sugarcane and presence of sugar content in sugarcane, farmers are advised to harvest the early cultivar of the September germination.

Farmers have been instructed to harvest the early cultivar, the September germination and the early-ripening varieties. Farmers should harvest the above crop first and then harvest the middle and late ripening varieties to maintain the quality of sugarcane and the presence of sweetness in it. The harvest of the sugarcane should be cut one inch deeper than the soil as ...

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Late sowing of peas

Peas are the most popular vegetable of winter season. Mild climate is suitable for the cultivation of peas. Complete the cultivation of late varieties of peas by the first week of November. In early sown peas where high temperature affects the crop, it is also attacked by aphids, white flies and American boll worm. The northern and central areas of ...

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Cattle breeders who provide livestock feed to the cattle’s are not upto the standards of mineral.

Deficiency of phosphorus and mineral is affecting animal growth, so be sure to take immediate steps to tackle the aforementioned shortages. Salt is very important in the diet of animals, and these salts are provided to animals in different ways as their deficiency reduces the ability of animals to breed and function. Because of deficiency of phosphorus and other minerals ...

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Farmers advised to cultivate high yielding varieties of sunflower

Farmers should cultivate high-yielding varieties of sunflower over a greater area so that it can help save billions of rupees of oil import including self-sufficiency. Farmers should adopt inter-cropping instead of traditional way of sowing crops so that they continue to generate income all year long. Some have also imported sunflower seeds from South Africa, whose varieties 5521 and 8251 ...

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Wheat growers are advised to plough and level the fields before sowing begins.

Divide the fields into small parts before planking for wheat cultivation and good production. Farmers should strictly follow the above instructions so that more water can be penetrate through tillage practice (rouhni) in the soil and till with less water, while at the time of sowing planking and ploughing should be done before sunrise. In addition, repeating this process two ...

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