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KARACHI: Around 600,000 acres of cultivation belt in Sindh has been inundated with rainwater, which has caused a massive damage to standing crops of cotton, sugarcane and other agriculture commodities, Sindh Agriculture Forum (SAF) said on Saturday. Rainwater hit around 250,000 acre of the total fields, which are under cotton, 200,000 acres of land with [...]

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Karachi The next immediate crops like sunflower, chili, tomato and other vegetables and then wheat and pulse cultivation might be affected as due to less rainfall the River Indus has received only 36,500 cusecs of water upstream of Kotri till the first week of August, which is insufficient to meet the demand of cultivation of [...]

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