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Basil growers should take special care for irrigation to get better yield.

Farmers should apply the first 2 to 3 irrigations at intervals of a week. when the germination is completed ,  water the crop at intervals of 15 days. Care should be taken while irrigating to ensure that ridges are not drowned in water, As this may affect the germination of seeds. Just As irrigation is important for better production of ...

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Gardeners apply phosphorus and potash fertilizers at the blooming of mango orchards

Mango orchards have started flowering, so gardeners should spray one-third of phosphorus and potash fertilizers, including gypsum and micronutrients. Light irrigation should be done after fertilization and insects attack should also examine. Use insecticides in case of aphid, scale, mealybug, and fruit fly attack. No negligence should be shown when the mango plant has about 40% flowers. Infected flowers in ...

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Farmers advised to cultivate hybrid varieties of maize.

Agriculture experts have instructed farmers to cultivate hybrid varieties of maize to increase per acre yield. The hybrid varieties include FH 810 and Yusaf wala including hybrid seeds of other multi-national companies like Syngenta, Pioneer and Cargill. In case of drill cultivation seed rate should be 12 to 15 kg and in case of sowing on seedbeds the seed rate ...

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For the cultivation of cow pea, use 12 to 15 kg seed for fodder purpose and 8 to 10 kg for seed

The farmers are advised to use 12 to 15kg/acre seed for the cultivation of black-eyed pea for fodder purpose and 8 to 10 kg per /acre to obtain the seeds. Black-eyed peas is the main crop of summer seasons which is cultivated for both seed and fodder purpose .Farmers should cultivate the black-eyed peas in the first week of July ...

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Instructions for bitter gourd crop

Once the crop is ready to be planted, the farmer should apply 2 or 3 seeds that soaked in water to fill the existing gaps and keep watering for 2-3 days so that the seeds will germinate as soon as possible. To eradicate the weeds from the fields of bitter gourd crop, hoed 4- 5 times at appropriate intervals to ...

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White grub: A root damaging soil insect

White grub worms are white soft-bodied larvae of various scarab beetles. They spend winter about 4-5 feet below the soil surface and when the temperature begins to rise, they appear near the soil surface. They eat organic matter including the roots of plants. Therefore, damage first appears to be drought stress. Nowadays, they are damaging several crops such as sugarcane, ...

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Farmers are instructed to complete the cultivation of Martgrass on its proper time

Farmers are instructed to complete the cultivation of mart grass on its time. Martgrass is a nutrient-rich fodder grass which gives enough cuttings, it can be cultivated to get better results. Usually, during May and June, there is a lack of fodder so mart grass can fulfill the requirement of fodder during this month that’s why it has its own ...

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Cotton growers must use certified seeds recommended by Agriculture departments

Farmers should prefer fertile loamy soil for cotton cultivation. To make soil, leveled, smooth and porous land preparation should be done. Farmers should cultivate registered cotton BT varieties including IUB 13, FH 142, MNH 886, Nayab 878, BS 15 as well as non-BT cultivars. Farmers should select approved BT varieties of cotton according to their area, soil type, and water ...

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Gardening in hydroponics

Hydroponics refers to modern technology that leads us to the growth of plants by using water and deep moist air. Plants are grown with balanced PH and nutrient levels, which make them spend complete energy in flowering and fruiting. Besides, it also reduces the plant stress in plant roots that results in 30% more yield and 25% faster growth. Several ...

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