Cotton sown on 580,00​0 acres in Punjab

interesting reading:  Importance of Diamer and Bhasha Dam to Pakistan

STAFF REPORT LHR: As many as 580,000 acres of land has been brought under cotton cultivation in Punjab this year against the target of 9.6 million bales of cotton.

Agriculture experts, while talking to the media here, said that the per acre yield of cotton in Pakistan is less as compared to that of other cotton producing countries. The main reason of less produce has been the attack of insects and different worms, they added.

interesting reading:  Despite COVID-19, Volunteers Come Out For Beach Cleanup

The experts have urged the growers to carry out pest scouting to counter the attacks of worms and insects.

Attack of American worm, Army worm, Red worm and others could pose a serious threat to cotton production experts suggested the growers to properly check the crop twice a week.

interesting reading:  Mammoth Died a Long Time Ago, But Scientists Reawaken Her Cells

According to them, the authorities need to come forward by taking more effective steps to control the spread of cotton diseases so that the per acre yield is boosted significantly.

Web Team

Web Team

Technology Times Web team handles all matters relevant to website posting and management.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Captcha loading...