Farmers advised to complete vegetable cultivation in September.

FAISALABAD -- The agriculture experts have advised farmers to complete cultivation of winter vegetables during September.

A spokesman of agriculture (extension) department said here on Wednesday that radish, carrot, turnip, spinach, coriander, fenugreek (methi), peas, cauliflower, cabbage, salad, etc. were the winter vegetables and for their cultivation September was the most suitable month.

He said that the growers should complete cultivation of these vegetables during September. If they were late, they should complete this task during first week of October otherwise, they would have to face loss in production or market value of these vegetables.

He advised that the farmers should use 3-4 kilogram (kg) seed of radish for its per acre cultivation whereas 8 kg seed of carrot, 1 kg of turnip, 16-20 kg of spinach, 8 kg of coriander, 3-4 kg of fenugreek, 25-30 kg of peas, 0.5 kg of cauliflower, 0.5 kg of cabbage, 0.5 kg seed of salad was sufficient for their per acre cultivation.


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