Cotton crop cultivated over 1.88 million hectares

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Islamabad

The cotton sowing has completed over 1.88 million hectares against the set targets of 2.32 million hectares to produce 10.51 million bales during crop season 2021-22.

According the provisional estimates about 80.88 percent of set targets of crop production for current season have been achieved, said an official of Ministry of National Food Security and Research.

In Punjab cotton crop have been cultivated over 1.273 million hectares against the set targets of 1.61 million hectares, he said adding that sowing targets in t he province achieved by 79.07 percent.

The crop output in Punjab during the period under review had been fixed at 6.07 million bales with an estimated production of 640.93 kgs per.—APP

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