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Farmers should immediately start the cultivation of summer vegetables, Agriculture Experts

Farmers should immediately start the cultivation of summer vegetables including bitter gourd, okra, brinjal, tomato, green chili, capsicum, cucumber, etc. Vegetables can be grown from mid-February to the end of March. Temperatures range from 20 to 35 degrees Celsius for the growth of summer vegetables. Agriculture experts said that soil with good drainage and organic matter is suitable for growing ...

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CCRI Multan developed Cotton Boll Picker Machine

Cotton boll picker machine is developed by Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan. It is the best option to counter pink bollworm threat and get extra production by three maunds per acre. The average per acre cost on application of machine is Rs 1200-1500 including fuel.

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Sugarcane Bagasse is Poisonous for your animals

Nowadays, Sugarcane Bagasse is being used as animal feed in different areas of Pakistan. It contains a high amount of phosphorus and Sulfur. Basically, it is the waste of sugar mills that contains soil contents, calcium carbonate, and toxic chemicals. It causes indigestion and stomach blockage which leads to the death of the animal. The mortality rate is high in ...

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Fertilizer Imports Drops 24.84% in First Half of FY 2020-21

Fertilizer imports, into the country during the first half of the current financial year, have been decreased by 24.84 percent as compared to the imports of the corresponding period of last year. During the period from July-December, 2020-21, about 897,591 metric tons of fertilizer costing $325.499 million imported as compared to the imports of 1,285,603 metric tons valuing $433.052 million ...

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Farmers should take special care during the transplanting of chilies seedlings.

Farmers can transplant chili seedlings in February. Chili is an important cash crop of Pakistan which is cultivated in a large area of Punjab and Sindh. The height of seedlings should be 10-12 cm at the time of transplanting. Farmers should irrigate the nursery 2-3 hours before the transfer of the chilies seedlings to prevent roots damage. If the timely ...

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Illegal Slaughtering of newborn calves in Karachi

Every year, 1.4 million animals are slaughtered illegally in the port city of Pakistan. The calve mortality rate is 30% in Pakistan, but as high as 80% in the Sindh province. There are currently around 70,000 to 80,000 milk-producing animals in Karachi, including 400,000 in just famed buffalo colonies. This is the prime source of meat and milk for over ...

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Instructions to complete the procedure of apple grafting in February and March

The breeding of apples is done by grafting and usually, the small plants are dumped in the nursery in December which is capable of grafting in February and March. The rootstock of small apple is also prepared by seeds and can be obtained a true progeny of apple by cleft grafting in February successfully. In February and March, apple saplings ...

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Canola varieties should be harvested when 50% beans turn brown and red shaded

Farmers keep a close eye on oil- seed crops and as soon as the ray varieties have 75% of the beans and 50% of the canola varieties, the beans are brown and their grains begin to turn red, the crop is harvested immediately to protect from any kind of damage or seasonal effects. In the final stages of preparation of ...

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Guidelines for mango gardeners to cure the mealybug

The process of hatching eggs from mango mealybugs has begun so for the disposal of eggs and nymphs, a hoeing of mango plants should be done so that they can be eliminated by the sun’s incandescent and feed by birds. Gardeners should dig the ground around the trunk and filled it with insecticide. if the stubborn barrier is closed on ...

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Rabbit farming, A better future towards Livestock

There is a great opportunity for rabbit farming in our country. Rabbit needs a small place and less food for survival. Its meat contains a high ratio of protein, energy, calcium, and vitamins. The meat of a rabbit is very tasty. They grow very fast and the female rabbit produces 2-8 babies every time. Green leafy vegetables, seasonal vegetables, spinach ...

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