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Virus incidence much lower on late transplanted paddy: PAU

Late-planted paddy varieties PR 126, PR 131 and PR 121 had lower incidence of disease The incidence of Southern Rice…

Transplanting of PR varieties of paddy on July 15 can save up to 17% of irrigation water: PAU

Research shows that late transplanting also gives higher yields The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana has advised farmers to transplant…

PAU registers biocontrol agent Trichoderma asperellum for foot rot disease in basmati

Farmers can combat Bakane disease without compromising on environmental safety The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana has registered the biocontrol…

IMD forecasts above-normal southwest monsoon rainfall in northwest India in 2024

Met department says La Niña conditions are likely to develop during the second half of the monsoon season The India…

New variety of wheat WH 1402 suitable for sandy soil, less water conditions

HAU, Hisar has developed this new wheat variety suitable for cultivation in northwestern plains of India A new variety of…

MSP of rabi crops in 2024-25 RMS versus last season’s comprehensive cost of production

The projected COP for wheat is Rs 1,652 per quintal Let’s look at the minimum support prices of crops for…

Control ‘gullidanda’ in wheat during sowing: PAU tells farmers

Experts have suggested non-chemical methods besides the use of pre-emergence herbicides Experts of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana have cautioned…

Get information on wheat using Gehoon Doctor app on your mobile phone

Farmers can get information from sowing to post-harvest storage   The Indian Institute for Wheat and Barley Research (IIWBR), Karnal…

PAU advises farmers to choose right wheat variety, complete sowing by Nov 15

Experts have warned farmers grain yield loss due to delayed sowing The agronomy experts of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana…

PAU advises prudent DAP fertiliser usage for rice-wheat farming

There is significant phosphorus accumulation in Punjab’s soils due to the continuous overuse of DAP To optimize fertiliser usage in…