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Chemical Control of major insect of sesame

For the control of larvae of leaf roller, till hawk moth, whitefly and leaf hopper, spray Dimecron 100 % @ 200 to 250 ml/acre or Methyl Parathion @ 350 to 500 m/acre or Somicidin 20 EC @ 250 ml/acre or Karate @ 250-300 ml/acre mixed in 100 to 150 liters of water at 10-15 days interval, two times in case ...

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Livestock Show On Aug 2 In Faisalabad

The annual livestock show will be held in a private housing colony, Rehman Villas, Satian Road on August 2. The registration of animals will be made till July 31, said Ch Atta Muhammad Gujjar, organizer of the show here Friday. The heaviest calf will be awarded with cash prize of Rs100,000 and trophy, runner up Rs50,000 and third of Rs25,000. The cash prizes will also be given to owner ...

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Safety measures to protect cotton from leaf curl virus

During the pest scouting of the cotton crop in some places, the agriculture experts directed immediate safety measures to protect the crop from the effects of leaf curling virus. Due to less rains, intense heat, drought and dry period in some places there is a chance of leaf curl virus attack. Besides agriculture experts, field staff of agriculture department is ...

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Cotton global prices fall 1%

The prices declined by 1% in the International Commodity Exchange, which is may be due to increase rate of American cotton production and dollar exchange rates. The cotton price in exchange for December is 63.06 cents per pound declined by 0.89 cents. There were a total of 16513 of cotton bales business in the exchange; as compared to the previous ...

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Farmers advised to beware of Post-rain pest attack on cotton

Director, Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan, Dr Zahid Mahmood asked farmers to beware of pest attack in post-rain scenario pleading that survey report showed increase in infestation of different pests after recent rains. In case of observing 4-5 white flies or attack of Jassids, farmers should apply spray of suitable pesticide after consulting experts. Pheromone traps should be installed to tackle boll worm and apply spray in ...

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Spices exports increase

During May 2019, the national exports of spices increased by 28.63 percent. According to the institute of statistics, spices exports increased to 1.01 billion during May 2019 and during the month of May in 2018, spices of 786 million were exported. Thus, during the month of May 2019, the exports recorded 224 million rupees instead of May 2018.

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To protect the poultry from diseases effective measures must be taken, Livestock Experts.

Prevention and control of poultry diseases is one of the most important factor for the profitability of poultry farming business. Livestock experts have directed farmers to take effective measures in order to protect the poultry from different diseases. They said that effective strategies must be ensured to prevent the poultry from harmful diseases. The cleanliness of the shed should be ...

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