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Growers complete the grafting of mango trees.

Grafting is the most reliable and economical method of mango propagation. The scion becomes the canopy of the tree and the rootstock lower trunk. The grafts are more successful when done between July and August. The most common stock should be about 6 months to one year of age. Growers must use healthy rootstocks and scion with only active buds. ...

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Lentil growers do crop scouting twice a week

Agriculture expert said that lentil growers should do crop scouting twice a week. ‘Aphid sucks the sap from the leaves and releases a sweet sticky substance on which the growth of black fungus affects the photosynthesis process in the plants. Encourage farmer-friendly pests: Lady Bird bettle and Chrysoperla (lacewing) for its timely control. When the attack reaches at ETL (economic ...

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Farmers are instructed to start the cultivation of tomato seedlings immediately.

Agriculture experts instructed farmers to start the cultivation of Tomato seedlings immediately, while Roma, Nigina, and Pocket varieties of tomatoes have been declared as approved varieties of tomatoes. Farmers should cultivate only approved varieties, so they can achieve a good yield. For the early sowing of tomato crop sowing should be complete till mid-august. Vegetables should be irrigated at intervals ...

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The farmers have been instructed to keep the use of irrigation and fertilizer of the vegetables planted inside the tunnel.

In case of spraying and fertilization, the mouth of the tunnel should not be shut down as there is a danger of damage to the plants by the gas. The mouth of the tunnel should be open along both sides from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The temperature in the tunnel should be maintained between 15 to 30 degrees Celsius.

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Pesticide burn in plant.

Pesticide burn also known as phytotoxicity in plants. The symptoms appear in the form of leaf spot, narcotic blotches, the scorch of margins, and tip burns. It is caused by the application of incompatible chemicals on the crops and also spraying in adverse environmental conditions. It is best to cut off the damaged part of the plant. Try to use ...

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Agriculture expert issue recommendations for seasonal maize cultivation.

Seasonal maize can be cultivated until mid-August. Maize is cultivated on fertile soil. Sandy and saline soils are not suitable for maize. Farmers should use common approved varieties for maize cultivation: Pearl 2011, MMRI Yellow 2011, Queen 2016, Gohar 2016, Sahiwal Gold, Summit Pak, Pop 1, Sweet 1 or hybrid varieties FH 949, YH 1898, FH 1046, FH 1036, YH ...

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Farmers should select a sunny space for planting roses for at least 6 hours a day, Agriculture experts

Agricultural experts have instructed farmers to cultivate rose plants away from the trees so they do not get shade from the trees. For the cultivation of the rose, farmers should choose a place where the sun should be there for at least 6 hours a day because rose flower which is also known as “Queen of Flowers” needs at least ...

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Instruction for the carrot growers to select well drain fertile loamy soil to achieve higher output.

Agriculture experts instructed farmers to select well drain fertile loamy soil for the better production of carrots. Farmers should select well drain deep, fertile loamy soils for early cultivation. For the culture of carrots, the soil should be well prepared after 3 to 4 times of plowing, and by mixing 10 to 15 tons of FYM in it to increase ...

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Gummosis in plants: causes and prevention.

Gummosis is a physiological disorder characterized by yellow exudation of gum onto the tree parts. It can result from environmental stress, mechanical injury, or disease and insect infestation. Affected trees may leak copious amounts of liquid out of their trunks or branches, discoloring the bark and dripping onto the surrounding ground. When you detect gum lesions, check soil and drainage ...

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Gummosis in plants: causes and prevention.

Gummosis is a physiological disorder characterized by yellow exudation of gum onto the tree parts. It can result from environmental stress, mechanical injury, or disease and insect infestation. Affected trees may leak copious amounts of liquid out of their trunks or branches, discoloring the bark and dripping onto the surrounding ground. When you detect gum lesions, check soil and drainage ...

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