Farmers told to Complete Sowing of Cotton by 31st

MULTAN – Agriculture experts have advised farmers to complete cotton sowing by May 31 and use only registered seed varieties to get good production results.

The spokesman, however, added that farmers should select varieties out of the registered varieties available in accordance with local weather and soil conditions.

A fur-free seed with a germination strength of 75 percent should be applied at the rate of six kilograms per acre, however, the quantity should increase to eight kilograms per acre in case of the seed having fur on it.

Plant population should be 15000-17500 per acre for cotton sown till Apr 20, however, the range should increase to 17500-20000 in case of sowing from Apr 21 to May 10.