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March 13, 2013

Mango: Fruits of Pakistan Depicting

13 March 2013 The fruits grow at the end of a long, stringlike stem (the former panicle), with sometimes two or more fruits to a stem. The fruits are 2 to 9 inches long and may be kidney shaped, ovate or (rarely) round. They range in size from 8 ounces to around 24 ounces. The flower scar at the apex is prominent, in some cultivars bulging from the fruit. The leathery skin is waxy and smooth, and when ripe entirely pale green or yellow marked with red, according to cultivar. It is…

کپاس کی پیداواری ٹیکنالوجی

ہفتہ 13 مارچ 2013 (زرعی میڈیا ڈاٹ کام) کپاس دنیا کی اہم ترین ریشہ دار فصل ہے۔ اس سے لباس اور کپڑے کی دوسری مصنوعات تیار کی جاتی ہیں۔ اس کے بنولے کا تیل بناسپتی گھی کی تیاری کے لئے بطور خام مال استعمال ہوتا ہے۔ دنیا بھر میں کپاس پیدا کرنے والے ممالک میں پاکستان چوتھے نمبر پر ہے۔ پنجاب کو اس لحاظ سے خصوصی اہمیت حاصل ہے کہ مجموعی پیداوار کا تقریباً 80فیصد پنجاب میں پیدا ہوتا ہے۔ کپاس کی اچھی پیداوار کے لئے ایسی زرخیز میرا زمین بہتر رہتی ہے جو کہ تیاری کے بعد بھربھری اور دانے دار ہو…

DVM students win UVAS Bilingual declamation trophy

LAHORE: (March 13, 2013): The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) arranged bilingual debate competitions as part of its Jashan-e- Bharan week. As many as 30 students from various departments participated in the contests supervised by Pathology Department Chairman Dr Asim Aslam. In English serious contests, Amina Malik from the Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (IPS) got first position, Maham Gill from DVM program second position and Sana Batool from the IPS got third…

کپاس کے بیج کو رس چوسنے والے کیڑوں سے تحفظ

ہفتہ 13 مارچ 2013 لاہور: (زرعی میڈیا ڈاٹ کام) محکمہ زراعت کے ترجمان کے مطابق کپاس کے کاشتکار کپاس کے بیج کو رس چوسنے والے کیڑوں سے تحفظ کے لئے زہر لگا کر کاشت کریں جس سے کپاس کی فصل 35دن تک سفید مکھی بشمول دوسرے رس چوسنے والے کیڑوں سے محفوظ رہتی ہے۔ ترجمان نے کہا کہ کاشتکار بہاریہ فصلوں اور سبزیات کی باقیات کو برداشت کے بعد فوراً تلف کر دیں۔ کھالوں، کھیتوں کی وٹوں اور کاشتہ فصلات کے اندر موجود تمام جڑی بوٹیوں کو تلف کریں۔ ترجمان نے مزید کہا کہ کپاس کے کھیتوں کے قریب بھنڈی توری، بینگن…

Wheat Exports From Australia Seen Increasing 13%, CBH Says

13 March 2013 Wheat shipments from Australia, the world’s third-biggest exporter this year, will probably advance 13 percent in 2013-2014 as higher profits encourage farmers to boost planting, CBH Group said. Sales may rise to as high as 18 million metric tons in the year beginning November from 16 million tons this year, said Tom Puddy, head of marketing at the country’s largest grain handler, which ships about 6 million tons of wheat a year. Production will expand to 24 million tons…

Poultry: Chicken prices plunge to Rs130/kg

March 13, 2013 LAHORE - The chicken prices have recorded steep fall in open market due to surplus poultry stock, plunging to Rs130 per kg on Tuesday while it was being sold for the last two weeks in the range of Rs140-to Rs150. The market sources said that broiler bird costs a farmer at least Rs120 per kg while he is presently selling it for Rs80 per kg with loss of Rs35-40 per kg. In the same way parent stock bird is being sold for Rs4, against the cost of Rs35 for each bird,…

Agriculture: Ban Dangerous Neonicotinoid Pesticides

The Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health EU meets on Thursday to decide whether to set a strong restriction on the use of neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments, soil and foliar application for a very large list of crops, as alfalfa, fruit, banana, avocado, wide range of horticultural, legumes, citrus, corn, olive, snuff or vineyard. The representatives of the UPA beekeepers gathered last Friday in Pastrana (Guadalajara), spoke in favor of the ban on these products,…

Agriculture: Leaf-miner Control

Description: Popular in greenhouses, home gardens and landscaped areas across the country, leafminers are the larval (maggot) stage of many insects that feed between the upper and lower surfaces of leaves. On heavily infested plants it is not uncommon to find 6 or more maggots per leaf. Although damage can restrict plant growth, resulting in reduced yields and loss of vigor, healthy plants can tolerate considerable injury. In most cases, it is the highly visible tunnels, or mines,…

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