- What are the times of fertilization application?
- What practices should be carry out during frost?
- What are the causes of low production in orchards?
- How fruit fly can be control?
- When to plant a new fruit tree?
- Which season is suitable for pruning of fruit trees?
- What are the pruning tips for fruit trees?
- Which points need to be considered while purchasing plants from nurseries?
- How can pomegranate splitting be prevented?
- What are the reasons of Guava wilt and its remedies?
|What are the times of fertilization application?||Top|
|FYM + P + K (full dose) Dec-January
1/3 N Before Flowering (Feb.)
1/3 N At pea stage (April)
1/3 N After Harvest (Aug-Sept)
|What practices should be carry out during frost?||Top|
|Light irrigation during frosty nights, Fogging and pasting of lime on the stems of plants.|
|What are the causes of low production in orchards?||Top|
|How fruit fly can be control?||Top|
|When to plant a new fruit tree?||Top|
|The season of planting varies with different fruits and local conditions. There are two seasons of planting in vogue in Pakistan.
Autumn season is considered to be the best for planting evergreen fruit trees like citrus, mango, Date Palm, Litchi and guava.
|Which season is suitable for pruning of fruit trees?||Top|
|Evergreen fruit plants should be pruned right after fruit harvesting. While, deciduous fruit plants should prune at the end of winter season means before the beginning of spring season|
|What are the pruning tips for fruit trees?||Top|
|Which points need to be considered while purchasing plants from nurseries?||Top|
|How can pomegranate splitting be prevented?||Top|
|Splitting of pomegranate is a serious issue in Punjab. Selection of wrong variety, sandy soil, more rains and difference in day and night temperature are the main reasons of pomegranate splitting. To control this problem choose those varieties having resistance against fruit cracking. After fruit setting soil should be in “Wattar” condition. Use proper dose of fertilizers and spray KNO3 @1 %+ Boric acid at 0.3%.|
|What are the reasons of Guava wilt and its remedies?||Top|
The development of symptom rate is varies. Firstly, there are wilting on the leaves that locate at branched tip in the upper canopy have appear. Wilt and dried of all leaves occur just within 2 until 4 weeks and cause the tree to look scorched. The fruit development be detained and become mummify on the tree. The disease is soil borne.
If the disease is due to Phytophthara fungi then use RODOMIL at the rate of 2 gm/ft2 under the tree canopy. And if the disease is due to Fusarium fungi then use TOPSIM-M at the rate of 3 2 gm/ft2 in tree roots.