Farmers advised to complete Moong cultivation in March.

FAISALABAD -- The agriculture experts advised the farmers to complete cultivation of Baharia Moong crop during March at any cost as late sowing could badly affect quality and quantity of the grains.

A spokesman of the Agriculture Department said here on Monday that that although first fortnight of March was best for cultivation of Baharia Moong crop, yet it could be sown up to end of this month. However, late sowing could hamper the production and cause colossal loss to the growers, he added.

He said that Punjab province contributes 80 percent share in Moong cultivation. Among major district for Moong cultivation were Muzaffar Garh, Mianwali, Layyah and Bhakkar. However, it could also be sown easily in other parts of...

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