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  • Pakistan Agriculture and Farming Cover

    Welcome to PakAgriFarming

    PakAgriFarming is commited to high standards in extension of agriculture in Pakistan through simple and factual information and topics related to the hottest issues in Pakistan Agriculture.

  • Approved cotton varieties for Punjab 2014

    کپاس کی کاشت کے لیے موزوں اقسام

    پنجاب میں کپاس کی کاشت کا آغاز ہو نے والا ہے اور پیشتر علاقوں میں میں رنیع کی فصل کی برداشت کا وقت قرہب ہے۔ اس لیے بروقت کپاس کے بیج کا انتخاب اچھی پیداوار حاصل کرنے کی طرف پہلا قدم ہے۔۔۔

  • Introduction, characteristics and objectives of tillage

    Intoduction and Objectives of Tillage

    Tillage is the primary requirement before any cropping activity. Perhaps, if one is ignorant about tillage, he knows nothing about farming. So, let's look into a brief intro...

  • The Next 10 Years of Tunnel Farming in Pakistan

    The Next 10 Years of Tunnel Farming in Pakistan

    It's been 10 years since the introduction of tunnel farming in Pakistan, the conversion rate has been slow but are there any chance of rapid growth of tunnel farming in Pakistan? Let's disover...

  • Wheat Production Technology for Rainfed Areas of Punjab for 2013-14

    Wheat Production Technology for Rainfed Areas of Punjab for 2013-14

    Wheat is the most important cereal crop in Pakistan and staple food. Wheat has a large share of cultivated land in rabi season and hence large production is expected...


Monday, May 27, 2013

Common Weeds of Cotton in Pakistan

Posted by Unknown On Monday, May 27, 2013

Cotton suffers sever attack from the serious attack of pests and virus. These viruses and pests are firstly present on the weeds present along the banks of fields, water channels and roads. The management of these weeds is important w.r.t control of pests and virus on cotton. The common weeds of cotton are:

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Crop Production Technology for Bt Cotton Varieties in Pakistan

Posted by Unknown On Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Cotton is the major fiber and non-grain crop in Pakistan and it contribution is 1.6% in GDP of Pakistan. Bt cotton varieties have been developed in the last decade which are high yielding and insect resistant.
The Bt cotton production technology as per the government agriculture department in Punjab is given as under.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Crop Profile: Cotton - (Gossypium spp.)

Posted by Unknown On Monday, May 13, 2013

Cotton (Gossypium arboreum L./ G. hirsutum L.)is the most important fiber crop grown globally. Cotton provides raw material for the textile industry. Cotton is the name derived from Arabic Al-qutn. In botanical terms, cotton is the soft, fluffy staple fibre that is produced around the seed in the protective boll of genus Gossypium. The fibre is botanically meant for the dispersal of seed. The fibre is almost pure cellulose. 

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Ceiba pentandra (Kapok Tree/ Majestic Tree) - Plant Introduction

Posted by Unknown On Wednesday, May 08, 2013

This tree is native to Mexico and one of the largest trees.


Kingdom            Plantae
Division             Magnoliophyta
Class                  Magnoliopsida
Order                 Malvales
Family                Malvaceace or Bombacaceae (Kapok Tree family)