Sunflower

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Suggested outline: Sunflower is the second leading crop in the world which grows to the height of 3 metres.

collect healthy seeds and dry them properly before planting 

prepare land a month before planting by slashing and ploughing

plant sunfloower soon it starts raining at the spacing of 1.5m by 1.2m pure stand or 1.8m by 1.8m if you are to inter crop

weed the garden when the plants are 0.9m high and continue whenever the grass grows in the garden

harvest by cutting the heads cut the disk forets when they turn brown and backs of the head turned from green to yellow

oil for cooking sunflower cake

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Common Diseases

Below is a list of different techniques for prevention and management of diseases that commonly affect this crop. If you want to add a technique, open the editor and edit the "Diseases" section.

rust

fungal disease

Check out the page rust to find more information about this disease and other crops and livestock affected by it.

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funga

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plant early weed the garden in time

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use marigold mixture

Leaf Spot

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White blister

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Root and Stem rot

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Common Pests

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birds

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American boll worm

Check out the page American boll worm to find more information about this pest and other crops and livestock affected by it.

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