Kharif crop refers to the planting, cultivation and harvesting of any domesticated plant sown in the rainy (monsoon) season on the Asian subcontinent. Such vegetation are planted for autumn harvest and may also be known as the summer season or monsoon crop in India and Pakistan. Kharif plants are most […]
A Complete list of companion plants for vegetable gardening. Common name Scientific name Helps Helped by Attracts Alliums Allium Fruit trees, nightshades (tomatoes, capsicum peppers, potatoes), brassicas, carrots Carrots, tomatoes, carrots and African spider plants (Cleome gynandra) together, marigolds (Tagetesspp.), mints Thrips Asparagus Asparagus officinalis Tomatoes, parsley Aster family […]
Beans are picked at an immature stage, when the seeds inside have not yet fully developed. Look for firm, sizable pods and snap or cut off the plant. Fresh beans should snap easily when broken. Store beans in a moisture-proof, airtight container in the refrigerator.
by H.F. Schwartz Quick Facts… Halo blight and bacterial brown spot are favored by cool to moderate temperatures, high moisture and plant wounds before flowering. Common bacterial blight and bacterial wilt are favored by moderate to warm temperatures, high moisture and plant wounds during and after flowering. The pathogens can […]
Samina Khalid*, Tahira Abbas*, Rashad MukhtarBalal* Muhammad Irfanullah** and Muhammad Adnan Shahid* *Assistant Professor Department of Horticulture, University College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha **Assistant Professor Department of Entomology, University College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha Beans are warm season annual legumes that fix nitrogen when established their root system.These […]