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Farmers to start wheat cultivation from Monday

The agriculture scientists have advised farmers to start wheat cultivation in arid areas from Monday to get better production.

According to a spokesman for the Agriculture Department, in the arid areas, farmers should cultivate approved varieties like Chakwal-50, NARC-2009, PARC-2009, Dharabi-2011 and Pakistan-2013, while in irrigated areas, the wheat varieties like Sehar-2006, Lasani-2008, Faisalabad-2008, AARI-2011, Punjab-2011, Millat-2011, NARC-2011, Shafaq-2006, Fareed-2006, Meraj-2008 and Aas-2011 should be cultivated from the start of next month.

Source: Radio Pakistan