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How multiple cropping system is beneficial?

Multiple cropping: It is defined as “growing of two or more than two crops in the same field in the same time in a year”. Multiple cropping systems is not a new technique, it is practicing in: Egypt 300B.C. Maya Indians in central America Incas in south America Advantages: Multiple …

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Aquaponics can increase the paddy farm income

Rice (Oryza sativa) is the one of the major staple food in the world .About half of the world’s population feed on it. It is cultivated in more than 100 countries, predominantly in the Asia. About 90% of the rice production and consumption is related to Asia. Pakistan ranks at …

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Rise in temperature: A big challenge for maize crop

Rise in temperature: A big challenge for maize crop Tahir Abbas, Asif Imran, Abdul shakoor, Muhammad Shahid and Nazar Manzoor Pakistan is blessed with four seasons, but these seasons are changing due to global warming. The global warming is a big threatening issue for food security in the world. Temperature …

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روایتی کسان کو ایک غیر روایتی مشورہ

میں نے خود کبھی کھیتی باڑی نہیں کی، اور ہماری جو بھی زمین ہے اللہ کے کرم سے اس پر نہ کبھی گھر والوں نے کچھ اگایا ہے اور نہ ہی آنے والی نسل کا کوئی ایسا پروگرام ہے، زمین ٹھیکے پر دے دینا اور سال میں اپنا حصہ لے …

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Problems of Sugarcane Growers in Pakistan

Sugarcane is one of the most important sugar and cash crops of Pakistan. It is mainly grown for its sugar and sugar related by products. However certain other byproducts are also used in paper and board industries. During 2014-15 the crop was grown on an area of nearly 1.1 million …

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Sugarcane Crop in Punjab

Sugarcane Crop in Punjab Sugarcane is one of the most widely cultivated crops all over the world. In Pakistan Sugarcane is highly preferred and most valuable crop which is used by many farmers due to its high and satisfactory returns. It is ranked at 4th position in sugarcane acreage and …

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