University Outreach Program (Khushab)



Coordinator: Dr. Abdul Ahad Qureshi


Field Activities




Farmer: Mr. Munir Ahmad Naich
Rasheed Colony, Khushab
District Khushab
Response:
  • Happy from the crop condition
  • Satisfied from the guidance
  • Wants future collaboration
  • Hopeful for good yield/unit area
  • Determine to use this block as seed for future crop
Comments:
  • No incidence of disease attack
  • No incidence of Aphid Attack
  • A healthy number of lady bird beetle found in field
  • No weeds infestation in field
  • Specially Avena Fatua (Javi) and Phalaris minor (Dumbi Sutti)
Issues:
  • Drought Stress during pollination stage
  • Non availability/Shortage of fertilizers especially urea for spilt application
Solution:
  • Following Advices were given to him
  • Green manuring after wheat crop
  • Soil and ground water testing for better use of resources
  • Keep in contact on whatsapp for quick exchange of crop related information
Crop Condition: Crop is on seed maturity stage,
About next week, harvesting will be started
Disease/Problems:
  • No incidence of disease attack
  • No incidence of Aphid Attack
  • A healthy number of lady bird beetle found in field
  • No weeds infestation in field
  • Specially Avena Fatua (Javi) and Phalaris minor (Dumbi Sutti)


Field Data:

Following parameters were noted at this stage



S# Parameter Average Data Remarks
1. plant height (cm) 108 cm
2. number of tillers per plant 07/plant
3. spike length 16 cm
4. spikelets per spike 25 spikelets
5. Grains/spike 85
6. 1000 grain weight Still green Will furnish at maturity
7. yield per unit area Will furnish at harvesting
8. No of plant/sq meter 108