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  • Vegetables, fruits go dearer

    LAHORE: Prices of a majority of vegetables and fruits available in Sunday bazaars posted an increase...

    It found an increase in prices of 17 out of 28 fruits available there...

  • Of fruits and herbs and all else in between

    Presumably you wish to cultivate edible rather than purely ornamental Physalis in which case Physalis peruviana or Cape gooseberry is the best choice...

    The best remedy is to remove the infected plant completely and dispose it of, sensibly, well away from your garden...

  • Move to improve packaging of fruits and veggies

    The ban imposed on the use of wooden crates, boxes and cases in exports of fruits and vegetables, effective May 20, has come at a time when exporters are struggling to push up foreign sales...

    The decision follows growing complaints from many buyers about fruits and vegetable consignments in wooden packaging, and found lacking in quality, having been infested with pests...

  • Social media drive brings fruits’ prices down

    TOBA TEK SINGH: The social media campaign to boycott purchase of fruit for three days from Friday to Sunday brought the prices of various fruits down in the city...

    Shabbir Ahmad, another vendor who was selling fruits on his pushcart, said he had sold apricot at Rs160 per kg instead of actual price of Rs220 and peach at Rs80 per kg instead of Rs120, the usual price...

  • 52nd mango, summer fruits festival gets under way in Mirpurkhas

    MIRPURKHAS: The three-day 52nd National Annual Mango and Summer Fruits Festival-2017 was inaugurated by Sindh Minister for Agriculture Sohail Anwar Siyal in the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto exhibition hall here on Friday evening...

    Speaking as chief guest at the inauguration ceremony, the minister termed the Sindhri mango variety ‘pride of Pakistan’ and said that the provincial government was doing its best to increase its...

  • King of fruits hit hard by climate change

    Commencement of flights by Emirates and Qatar airlines from Multan International Airport from next month will definitely boost the export from south Punjab in the future, which is known for the best quality mangoes across the globe, he added...

    Mr Khakwani, who has been associated with mango farming for the last 23 years, said Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan last year engaged the Federal...

  • Syrian civil war: Fruits of foreign intervention

    This history starts with the Soviet Union’s December 1979 military intervention in Afghanistan and the decision of the US, supported by its allies, including Pakistan and several Muslim states, to sponsor the religious Afghan parties — the Mujahideen — and import several thousand extremist fighters as their auxiliaries...

    Many veterans of the anti-Soviet jihad stayed on in Afghanistan and Pakistan to form Al Qaeda ‘central’; others...

  • Outlook for export of citrus fruits

    BACKED by higher production and an improved marketing strategy amid better overseas marketing prospects, higher export earnings of citrus fruits cannot be ruled out...

    Exports to the Gulf and European countries fetch higher per-unit price, shipments made to countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, and Central Asian states have to be priced keeping in view such important factors like production of citrus fruits in the buyers’...

  • Shangla farmers seek govt’s help to market fruits

    SHANGLA: Known as valley of fruits, the remote mountainous district of Shangla produces the best quality of apple, apricot, peace, guava and citrus but the local farmers say that they need help of government to market and export the fruits...

    Ihsan, a farmer belonging to Ranyal village, said that his only orange orchard produced at least 250,000 fruits during the season...

  • Prices of vegetables, fruits jump in Swabi ahead of Eid

    SWABI: The prices of vegetables and fruits have been increased manifold in the district ahead of Eidul Azha as the vendors are charging the buyers according to their free will...

    A visit to the markets in the district headquarters and tehsil headquarters revealed that the traders of vegetables and fruits increased the prices during the last few days...

  • Use of chemical in ripening of fruits goes on unchecked

    SWABI: Use of calcium carbide in artificial ripening of fruits, especially mango, goes on unchecked, thus playing with the people’s health...

    The fruit sellers told Dawn on Tuesday the highly dangerous chemical was being regularly used for ripening of various fruits and even vegetables...

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