Sugarcane growing in Pakistan : Steps to increase per acre yield
FAISALABAD (APP): Farmers can get 1500 to 2000 mounds per acre sugarcane yield by using latest technologies.
This was stated by Dr. Muhammad Ejaz Tabassum, Sugarcane Expert of Ayub Agricultural Research Institute (AARI) Faisalabad while addressing the peasants on Farmer's Day here on Monday.
He said that average sugarcane production in Punjab is about 639 mound per acre which is far bellow the international average standard of 710 mounds per acre.
Dr Ejaz advised the farmers to use modern gadgets and machinery for getting maximum sugarcane yield. In this connection, September is the best for cultivation of sugarcane to get bumper crop, he added.