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Profitability of intercropping in autumn planted sugarcane

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article image Sugarcane is a profitable cash crop in Pakistan and plays an important role not only in agriculture but also in industrial economy of country. Pakistan ranks 5th in the world in terms of area under sugarcane, 11th by production and 60th in yield. It provides employment to nearly 1.5 million people. Its share in GDP and value addition is 0.7 per cent, 3.2 per cent respectively, while per capita sugar consumption is 25-30 kg/year. Its production was reported 62.5 million tons for the year…Read More