ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Expected rains spell in the country will bring about positive impact on all seasonal crops including vegetables and fruit orchids across the country.
Much awaited spell of rains would be most beneficial for wheat, the major cash crop of the season cultivated over millions of hectares in the county, an official Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) said while taking to the state-run news agency in Islamabad on Tuesday.
The PARC official rains were much required for wheat crop cultivated in rain fed areas and would help in growth and nourishment of the plant.
The wheat crop was passing its fourth and fifth leaf stage, he said adding that in rain fed areas the wheat plant would revived and get momentum in growth and nourishment.
Due to long prevailing dry whether spell, the wheat plant was wilting and current rains would enhance the field moisture and help in increasing the growth of plant, he added.
Besides wheat, the rains would also brought about positive impact on fodder crops and boost its production as it sown over a large areas in order to fulfill the food requirements of livestock, he remarked.
Expected spell of rains would be beneficial for mustard crop sowing over a large areas in order to tackle the domestic requirements of edible oil and other vegetables.
It may be recalled that meteorological department has forecasted light rains which would be continued with intervals for 3-4 days and provide positive impact on environment.