'Aside from improving and breeding new crop
diversification enhances the resistance of plants to various weather conditions.
rotation leads to improvement of soil fertility if legumes are included in the rotation.
He said that initial survey had revealed that in Punjab, wheat crop
was damaged in over 3,000 villages, maize 700 villages and sugarcane over 68 villages.
ProAg writes multi-peril crop
hail, named peril crop
and livestock insurance.
In this regard the crop
cultivation targets to be set over 8 million acres, adding that in Punjab, cotton crop
would be cultivated at 6.25 million acres of the land while in Sindh province, the crop
would be cultivated over 1.51 million acres.
According to recent media reports, this year's crop
size is huge - 4.5m tonnes - against the maximum projected domestic consumption of 3.75m tonnes.
to 42 percent production loss in wheat crop
, 41 percent loss in cotton crop
, 39 percent loss in rice crop
In addition, farmers may also purchase Federal Crop
Insurance, also known as multi-peril crop
insurance, a risk management tool that protects against the loss of their crops
due to natural disasters such as drought, freezes, floods, fire, insects, disease and wildlife, or the loss of revenue due to a decline in price.
Wheat is a major winter crop
with inter-cropping of grams, lentils and mustards.
An official of the Imperial Chemical Industries Pakistan Limited, which produces agricultural inputs and seeds, Abdul Ghaffar Khanzada, briefed that the sunflower crop
could be grown with less water yet the crop
's yield remained high.
The details of the varieties used and cultural operations adopted in different crop
sequences are given in Table 1.
Keywords: No-tillage; Crop
residue; Rice-wheat production system; Stubble height
At the very least, you should be planting a cover crop
in your edible garden plot during the fallow season, which is winter in most areas of the country.
STRATEGIES REFER TO cover crops
scheduled into a crop