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SOWING PERIOD OF MAJOR CROPS

 

DISTRICT WISE SOWING PERIOD OF RICE CROP IN SINDH
Sr.# Name of District Sowing Period
1. Jacobabad 15th June - 15 July
2. Shikarpur 15th June - 15 July
3. Larkana 15th June - 15 July
4. Sukkur
-
5. Ghotki
-
6. Khairpur
-
7. N.S. Feroze
-
8. Nawabshah
-
9. Sanghar
-
10. Mirpurkhas
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11. Hyderabad 15 April - 15th May
12. Thar -
13. Badin 15 April - 15th May
14. Thatta 15 April - 15th May
15. Dadu 15th June - 15 July
16. Karachi
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DISTRICT WISE SOWING PERIOD OF COTTON CROP IN SINDH
Sr.# Name of District Sowing Period
1. Jacobabad
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2. Shikarpur
-
3. Larkana
-
4. Sukkur June
5. Ghotki 15th June - 1st Week July
6. Khairpur June
7. N.S. Feroze 15th May - 15th June
8. Nawabshah 15th May - 15th June
9. Sanghar 15th May - 15th June
10. Mirpurkhas April
11. Hyderabad May
12. Thar
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13. Badin 15 March- 15th April
14. Thatta 15 March- 15th April
15. Dadu June
16. Karachi
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DISTRICT WISE SOWING PERIOD SUGARCANE CROP IN SINDH
Sr.# Name of District
Sowing Period
   
Spring
Autumn
1. Jacobabad -- --
2. Shikarpur -- --
3. Larkana -- --
4. Sukkur Feb - March Aug - Oct
5. Ghotki Feb - March Aug - Oct
6. Khairpur Feb - March Aug - Oct
7. N.S. Feroze Feb - March Aug - Oct
8. Nawabshah Feb - March Aug - Septt
9. Sanghar February Aug - Septt
10. Mirpurkhas Jan - Feb Aug - Septt
11. Hyderabad Jan - Feb --
12. Thar -- --
13. Badin Feb - March Aug - Septt
14. Thatta Feb - March Aug - Septt
15. Dadu March October
16. Karachi -- --

 

DISTRICT WISE SOWING PERIOD OF WHEAT CROP IN SINDH
Sr.# Name of District Sowing Period
1. Jacobabad 7th Nov. - 30th Dec.
2. Shikarpur 7th Nov. - 30th Dec.
3. Larkana 7th Nov. - 30th Dec.
4. Sukkur 7th Nov. - 30th Dec.
5. Ghotki 7th Nov. - 30th Dec.
6. Khairpur 7th Nov. - 30th Dec.
7. N.S. Feroze 7th Nov. - 30th Dec.
8. Nawabshah 1st Nov. - 20th Nov.
9. Sanghar 1st Nov. - 20th Nov.
10. Mirpurkhas 1st Nov. - 20th Nov.
11. Hyderabad 1st Nov. - 20th Nov.
12. Thar 1st Nov. - 20th Nov.
13. Badin 1st Nov. - 20th Nov.
14. Thatta 1st Nov. - 20th Nov.
15. Dadu 1st Nov. - 20th Nov.
16. Karachi --

 

SOWING DATES

WHEAT
South Sindh:
The best time of sowing for early planting varieties is from 1st November to 20th November where as for late planting varieties is 21st November to 15th December
North Sindh:
For early planting varieties 10th November to 30th November and for late planting variety 20th November.
Harvesting Date  
South Sindh Full month of March
North Sindh Full month of May
RICE
NURSERY SOWING
DR 82 is sown from 15th may to 30th June. IR from 20th April to 10th June, SADA HAYAT from 20th April to 10th June and Lateefy from 15th may to 20th June. In North Sindh DR 82 from 2oth may to 30th June, IR 6 from 1st May to 10th June and lateefy 15th May to 20th June.
Harvesting Date
South Sindh During September to October
North Sindh During November
COTTON
Harvesting Date  
Thatta, Tharparkar Hyderabad September 15th October 31
Sanghar, Nawabshah
Dadu Khairpur
Jaccobabad
October 15th December 15th
SUGARCANE
Sowing Date
Sugarcane is planted in two seasons Spring and Autumn. Spring planting is done from 10th February to 30th March where, Autumn planting is done during September and October.
Harvesting Date December to February
SUNFLOWER
Sowing Date
Autumn crop is sown during whole month of august
The spring crop is sown whole month of February.
Harvesting Date
When back of head turns yellow, harvesting should be done by cutting only heads with sickle. Threshing can be done by beating heads with stick or running tractor over the heads.
SOYBEAN
Sowing Date
Two crop swing in Sindh. Soybean crop is raised during full month of February as spring crop and full month of June as kharif crop in South. In north Sindh the best period of sowing spring soybean is during 15th February to 15th March and kharif crop from last week of June to mid July
Harvesting Date
When all the pods of crop turn yellow in colour, that is the best time of harvesting. Crop start shattering with in few days of maturity. Hence timely harvesting is very necessary.
BARLEY
Sowing Date  
South Sindh 15th October to 15th November
North Sindh whole month of November
Harvesting Date End of February and continue to till April.
GRAM
Sowing Date 15th October to 30th November
Harvesting Date 15th march to 15th April

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