Lahore, Punjab Agriculture Department has asked cotton growers in the provinceto focus more on crop management.
The Department said effects of 16 percent shortage in water sources across the province are being visible on cotton crop. It urged cotton cultivators for inspecting crop situation prior to irrigating their fields.
It suggested that cotton farmers should inspect their field from three different places in the morning to ensure efficient use of water. Punjab province accounts for around 75 percent of total cotton production in the country.