Farmers advised to ensure timely watering of crops

Monday, January 26th, 2015 6:17:11 by

LAHORE: Wheat growers were advised to ensure timely watering of crops as per recommendations of the agriculture department as it helps in boosting yield of the commodity.A spokesman of the agriculture department said on Monday, that farmers should water the crop second time after 80 to 90 days of its sowing.In the absence of required amount of water at this stage the quantity of wheat grain reduces and approximately it reduces the yield upto 12 percent, he added.He said in rain-fed areas, farmers should remove weeds with hoeing method and must use recommended insecticide to remove weeds with sharp edges and broad leaves.Weeds also reduce production upto 44 percent so growers should pay due attention on their removal. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015
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