MULTAN - Agriculture experts have warned mango growers of fruit dropping threat in May-June and stressed on better care of mango orchards to avoid damage. According to a press release issued by media liaison unit (MLU) of agriculture department, experts said that mango fruit gains size in May and June, however, growers should adopt preventive measures against factors like increase in temperature, windstorm, hailstorm, water shortage and pest attack to get good production.
To save mango orchards from fruit dropping, the farmers should ensure balanced application of fertilizers and there should be no deficiency of Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and Potash besides Boron, Zinc, Iron and Manganese.
The water application schedule be followed in accordance with the weather conditions. All the dropped fruit should be collected and buried outside the orchards.