This PSEB 8th Class Agriculture Notes Chapter 2 Nursery Raising will help you in revision during exams.
PSEB 8th Class Agriculture Notes Chapter 2 Nursery Raising
→ A small land piece is required for nursery raising. It is a remunerative occupation.
→ One can get more income from the nursery raising of vegetables, flowers, and fruits.
→ Seeds are expensive and can be used efficiently through nursery raising.
→ Farmers having less land can gain more by nursery raising than by the cultivation of vegetable crops.
→ Nursery of those vegetables can be raised successfully which can tolerate the. transplanting shock.
→ Land in which the nursery is raised should get at least 8 hours of sunshine.
→ The seedbed for nursery raising should be 15 cm higher than ground level.
→ Treat the soil with formalin before sowing the seed.
→ Treat the seed with captain or thiram before sowing.
→ Transplant the seedlings in the main field after 4-6 weeks of sowing in the nursery.
→ Flowers are grown in the summer season are Sunflower, Zinnia, Kochia, etc.
→ Flowers grown in the winter season are Marigold, Gulashrafi, Ice plant, Garden pea, Phlox, etc.
→ Nursery for seasonal flowers is ready in 30-40 days.
→ Important agroforestry trees are Poplar, Eucalyptus, Drake, Sisham.
→ Drake nursery is propagated from seeds.
→ Sisham is the state tree of Punjab.
→ Treat the cuttings by chlorpyriphos and Remi san against white ants (termite) and diseases.