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‘Improper management responsible for Rs 35m dates wastage’

July 11, 2014 ISLAMABAD(dailytime): Chairman NA Standing Committee Malik Shakir Bashir Awan said locally produced dates worth Rs 32 to Rs 35 million has been wasted due to non-availability of proper management. He stressed necessary measures were needed to save it and urged the training of small farmers as Farm Manager (master trainer) to further impart training to the local communities. He appreciated the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) scientists for their…

International Dates and Date Palms Conference at The Islamia University Of Bahawalpur

International Dates and Date Palms Conference at The Islamia University Of Bahawalpur The International Dates and Date Palms conference held at the Baghdad-ul-Jadid Campus, Islamia University, Bahawalpur which was presided over by the Vice-Chancellor, IUB/GSCWU, Bahawalpur, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar while King Saud University, Saudi Arabia’s Dr. Abdur-Rehman S.Al-Dawood was the chief guest. The conference is being arranged jointly by the Islamia University, Bahawalpur, HEC, Pakistan and the…

Poor law and order : Demand of dates falls to 35 percent

By Tanveer Sher KARACHI: In the wake of poor law and order situation in Lyari area, trading activities have plunged to more than 35 percent in the Lea Market where the largest dates’ wholesale market of the country is situated. As a consequence, dates traders and importers have suffered colossal financial losses as majority of their stocks is lying unsold in their storage houses giving them sleepless nights. Talking to the scribe, leading dates importers vented their frustration and…

Dates sale reaches its peak

July 14, 2013 N H ZUBERI With the advent of Ramzan very large number of stalls and handcarts are seen carrying dates of different verities become visible close to mosques, offices and other public places attracting buyers. Consumption and sale of dates has reached on its peak during Ramzan as every one needs to break fasting with dates in line with the saying of Prophet Muhammad. Dates' trading during Ramzan provide additional opportunities to thousand of people to earn extra money…

“سا ل میں دو مرتبہ کھجور کے درختوں کی کانٹ چھانٹ کی جائے “

May 10th, 2013 موٹے سائز کی کھجوریں حاصل کرنے کیلئے ہر دوسرے پھل کو کاٹ دینا چاہیے :ماہرین جامعہ زرعیہ فیصل آباد کے ماہرین زراعت نے کھجور کے باغبانوں کو فوری طور پر درختوں کی شاخ تراشی کرنے کی ہدایت کی ہےفیصل آباد: تاکہ پودوں اور پھل کی نشو ونما بہتر انداز میں ہو سکے ۔کھجور کے پودے اور اس کے پھل کی مناسب انداز میں نشو ونما کیلئے ضروری ہے کہ سال میں کم از کم 2مرتبہ درختوں کی شاخ تراشی کی جائے ۔ انہوں نے کہا کہ عمل زیر گری کے وقت اور پھل کی کٹائی کے دوران اضافی، غیر ضروری ، خشک…

کھجور کے باغبان زر پاشی کے عمل پر خصوصی توجہ رکھیں ،زرعی ماہرین

لاہور: اس لئے انہیں چاہیے کہ وہ پودے کے نر پھول اکٹھے کرکے دھوپ میں اچھی طرح خشک کرلیں اور جب نر پھول اچھی طرح خشک ہو جائیں توانہیں شیشے کے جار میں محفوظ کرنے کے بعد کھجور کی زر پاشی کیلئے استعمال کیاجائے ۔ اے پی پی سے بات چیت کے دوران انہوں نے کہاکہ زرپاشی سے قبل باغبان زردانوں کو بھی اچھی طرح خشک کرلیں کیونکہ اگر انہیں مکمل طور پر خشک نہ کیاجائے تو نمی رہ جانے کے باعث وہ ناقابل استعمال ہو جاتے ہیں ۔ انہوں نے کہاکہ نر کھجور سے حاصل شدہ زردانوں میں ایک حصہ نر زردانے اور2حصے…

Bustling dry fruits market

With the arrival of winter, prices of dry fruits have started rising in wholesale and retail markets. Traders at Jodia Bazar say prices of more than half a dozen dry fruits have gone up by no less than 25-30 per cent from where they were at the beginning of last winter. Traders say that the price-hike is both because of higher domestic intake and export-led buying. Pakistan exports fresh and dry dates, pine nuts (chilgoza) kernel, sweet and bitter apricot seeds and raisins. The market…

Dry fruit prices soar by 25 percent

November 15, 2012 As the dry fruit business picks up with the start of winter season in Pakistan every year, the wholesale dry fruit market operators and the vendors have increased prices of all items by 25 percent except pine nut (Chilgoza). Dry fruits include dates, apricot, peaches, almond, currants, pine nut, peanuts, pistachios and many more. Almond and peanut are the most favourite and their demand is higher than others. According to the market survey conducted by this…

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