Sugar Cane

Technical name           Saccharum officinarum

Varities                        Cp-77400, SP-234, BF-162, HSF-240, CPF-237, BL-19, BL-, SPSG-26.

Seed Rate

Thin:                100 monds/acre

Thick:              120 monds/ acre

 

Sugar Cane

Technical name           Saccharum officinarum

Varities                        Cp-77400, SP-234, BF-162, HSF-240, CPF-237, BL-19, BL-, SPSG-26.

Seed Rate                   

                                  Thin:                100 monds/acre

                                  Thick:              120 monds/ acre

Sowing Time               Autumn Sowing (Sept)

Spring Sowing (MidFeb-Mid Mar)

Harvesting Time          Autumn Sowing (Feb. march)

Spring sowing (Nov. December)

Sugar beet

Technical name           Beta vulgaris

Varities                        Kawe Mira, Kawe Terma, Hellis Hong,

Kawe Cora

Seed Rate                    5-6 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Sept-October

Harvesting Time          Mid May- Mid JuneAutumn Sowing

CEREAL CROPS

Wheat

Technical name           Triticum aestivum L.

Varities                        Inquilab-91, Uqab-2000, Iqbal-2000,

MH-97, Chakwal-86.

Seed Rate                    40-50 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Nov-15 Nov(Best time) but may upto 15  December.

Harvesting Time          Mid April.

Rice

Technical name           Oryza sativa L.

Varities                        Coarse Varities: IRRI-6, KS-282,IRRI-9

Fine Varities : Super Basmati, Basmati-

2000, Basmati-385

Seed Rate                    7-8 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Coarse Rice:                20 May-7June

Fine Rice:                    June-15June

Harvesting Time          Novemeber

Barley

Technical name           Hordeum Vulgare

Varities                        T4, T5, Jow-83.

Seed Rate                    30-35 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Mid October- November

Harvesting Time          Mid March-April

Oat

Technical name           Avena sativa

Varities                        Algerian, Agati-2, Palestinian.

Seed Rate                    35-40 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Mid October- December

Harvesting Time          April –May.

Maize

Technical name           Zea mays

Varities                        Synthetic Varities: Neelam, Sadaf,

Akbar, Golden, Sultan.

Hybrid Varities: YHD-444, YHD-555

Seed Rate                    12-15 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Spring(Feb-Mar)

Autumn(July-August)

Harvesting Time          When top sheath become brown.

Sorghum

Technical name           Sorghum bicolor

Varities                        JS-100, JS-263, DG-Pearl.                 

Seed Rate                    8-10kg/ acre

Sowing Time               March- July

Harvesting Time          November.

Bajra

Technical name           Pennisetum glaucum.

Varities                        18-BY, Y-84.

Seed Rate                    1.5-2 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               15 July-15August.

Harvesting Time          1st Nov- 15 Nov.

OIL SEED CROPS

Rapeseed

Technical name           Brassica campestris.

Varities                        Toria, Sarson, DGL.

Seed Rate                    1.5-2 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               October-November

Harvesting Time          When 60% pods are brown.

Mustard

Technical name           Brassica juncea

Brassica carinata.

Varities                        B-Carinata, LL-84, Taramira, Taramira- AB.

Seed Rate                    1.5-2 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               October-November

Harvesting Time          When 60% pods are brown.

Groundnut

Technical name           Arachis hypogaea.

Varities                        Star-2, Banki,NO-45.

Seed Rate                   

Erect:               25-30 kg/ acre                                                

Spreading:       20-25 kg/ acre

Sowing Time              

Punjab:            Mid Feb-April

Sindh:              May

Harvesting Time          When pods become brown.

Sunflower

Technical name           Helianthus annus.

Varities                        SF-187, Hysun-33, Hysun-37, SF-177, SH-3322.

Seed Rate                    2.5-3 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Spring(15 Jan-20Feb)

Autumn(Early Aug-Mid Sept)

Harvesting Time          Spring(May-June)

Autumn(Last Week of Nov).

Sesamum

Technical name           Sesamum indicum L.

Varities                        S-17, Punjab, Till-90, T-5.

Seed Rate                    1 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Last Week of June- Mid July.

Harvesting Time          November-December.

Castorbean

Technical name           Ricinus communis.

Varities                        DS-30(Sindh), C-3(Punjab).

Seed Rate                    5-6 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               July-August

Harvesting Time          After 100-110 days of sowing.

Linseed

Technical name           Linium ustitatissimum.

Varities                        L-1, NO-5, Chandni.

Seed Rate                    6-8 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Mid Oct-Mid Nov.

Harvesting Time          Last Week of April.

Soyabean

Technical name           Glycine max.

Varities                        Hampton-266-A, Davis, William,

Bragg.

Seed Rate                    28-32 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Spring:             Mid Feb-Mid Mar

Autumn:          July-August

Harvesting Time          Spring:             June

Autumn:          November.

Safflower

Technical name           Cathamus tinctorius.

Varities                        Thori-78, US-10, S-208, Gila.

Seed Rate                    8-10 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Late Oct- End Nov.

Harvesting Time          Late May-June.

PULSES OR GRAIN LEGUMES

Gram or Chick pea

Technical name           Cicer arietinum.

Varities                        CM-72,C-77, PJ-91, Noor-91, Pb-1.

Seed Rate                    20-25 kg/ acre

Sowing Time              

Irrigated Areas:           Early Oct-Nov.                                  

Barani Areas:              October

Harvesting Time          Last Wek of March to 1st Week of April.

Lentil or Masoor

Technical name           Lens culinaris.

Varities                        Masoor-85, Masoor-93,No-10.

Seed Rate                    8-10 kg/ acre

Sowing Time              

Irrigated Areas:           Oct-MidNov.   

Barani Areas:              15 Sept-15 Oct.

Harvesting Time          Last Week of March to 1st Week of April

Mashbean

Technical name           Vigna mungo.

Varities                        Mash-48, Mash-80, Mash-88.

Seed Rate                    8-10 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Mid June – End of July.

Harvesting Time          Early October.

Mungbean

Technical name           Vigna radiata.

Varities                        No-6601, NM-19-19, NM-54, NM-20- 21.

Seed Rate                    8-10 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               Spring:             Mid Feb- March.

Autumn:          Mid June- End of July.

Harvesting Time          Early October.

Cowpea

Technical name           Vigna sinesis.

Varities                        FOS-1, FOS-7, FOS-40.

Seed Rate                    8-10 kg/ acre

Sowing Time               June – July.

Harvesting Time          Early November.

GREEN MANURE CROPS

Guara

Technical name           Cyanopsis tetragonoloba.

Seed Rate                    Green manure:             8-10 kg/ acre

Fodder:                       12-13 kg/acre

Sowing Time               April-July.

Harvesting Time          Burrying 45-60 days after sowing.

Senji

Technical name           Melilotus perviflora.

Seed Rate                    12-13 kg/acre

Sowing Time               October-November.

Harvesting Time          February.

Arhar

Technical name           Cajanus cajan.

Seed Rate                    10 kg/acre

Sowing Time               May-June

Harvesting Time          Sept-October.

Jantar / Dhaincha

Technical name           Sesbania aculeata.

Seed Rate                    20 kg/acre

Sowing Time               March-July.

Harvesting Time          June- July.

Sunhemp

Technical name           Crotalavia juncea.

Seed Rate                    20 kg/acre

Sowing Time               July.

Harvesting Time          Sept.

FODDER CROPS

Lucern

Technical name           Medicago sativa.

Varities                        Type-8, Type-9, Synthetic-79.

Seed Rate                    3-4 kg/acre

Sowing Time               Mid October-Mid November.

Harvesting Time          8 cuttings-1st after 80-90 days.

Berseem

Technical name           Trifolium alexandrinum.

Varities                        Agaiti Berseem, Pachaiti Berseem.

Seed Rate                    3-4 kg/acre

Sowing Time               October

Harvesting Time          Feb-March.

Shaftal

Technical name           Trifolium resupinatum.

Varities                        Local Varities are sown.

Seed Rate                    2-3 kg/acre

Sowing Time               October.

Harvesting Time          2-3 cuttings-1st in June.

Senji/ Sweet Clover

Technical name           Melilotus indica.

Varities                        FOS-1, Sufaid-79.

Seed Rate                    12 kg/acre

Sowing Time               October.

Harvesting Time          Feb-March.

Sudan grass

Technical name           Sorghum bicolor.

Seed Rate                    8-10 kg/acre

Sowing Time               March.

Mott grass

Technical name           Pennisetum perpureum.

Seed Rate                    10,000-12,000 cutting/ acre

Sowing Time               Spring:             Feb-March

Autumn:          July-August


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