Spraying of pesticides

Spraying of pesticides

There are few subjects in Pakistan agriculture that have aroused as much suspicion as the spraying of pesticides. Popularly characterised as “highly toxic”, pesticides have struggled to gain acceptance in the minds of the public despite the fact that all have been exhaustively tested and are often less hazardous than…

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Harvesting

crops

Harvest is usually the busiest time of year for farmers and in the Pakistan most crops are harvested in July, August and the early part of September. For much of the past years crops have been harvested by hand although the Romans did develop a machine that stripped the ears…

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