Punjab Cotton Production Increases by 79.1 Percent

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In a significant agricultural achievement, Punjab province has witnessed a remarkable increased in cotton production, with a remarkable increase of 79.1% compared to the previous year. The news was announced by an Agriculture Department spokesperson, highlighting the province’s thriving cotton sector.

According to statistics provided by the Crop Reporting Service, Punjab has recorded an impressive production of over five million bales of cotton so far. This marks a stark contrast to the figures from the previous year when approximately 2.8 million bales were harvested. The substantial increase in production reflects the dedication and efforts of the agricultural community in Punjab.

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Notably, the average weight of cotton bolls, known as “tinda,” has also shown positive growth. This year, the average weight increased by 13.1% to 2.85 grams, compared to the previous year’s 2.52 grams. This increase in the weight of cotton bolls is indicative of the quality and health of the cotton crop, further contributing to the province’s successful cotton production.

Punjab’s cotton sector has exhibited flexibility and progress, with this year’s increase in production setting new records and surpassing expectations. The boost in cotton production is expected to have a positive impact on the local economy, benefiting both the agricultural community and the textile industry, which heavily relies on a steady supply of quality cotton.

This achievement also underscores the significance of sound agricultural practices and efficient crop management, contributing to the overall prosperity of the region. As Punjab continues to make strides in cotton production, it is poised to remain a key player in the cotton industry, both regionally and nationally.

Ammara Ahmed

Ammara Ahmed

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