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The current rainfall in the province would have positive impact on cultivation of minor and major crops of the Kharif season, including rice. Agriculture expert and leader of Kissan Board Pakistan Azam Suroya said while talking to APP said that current rains would be able to fulfil water requirements of all seasonal crops which was under cultivation over a vast area of the province.
It will also be beneficial for all Kharif crops, particularly rice, maize and cotton crops, which are being cultivated over a huge area and fulfil domestic requirements of the masses." he added. He said dry and hot weather had worried farmers and the rainfall provided them comfort as rice was sown in water and farmers had to run tube wells to fulfil requirements of the fields. Farmers spend million of rupee on fuel to operate tube wells to fill fields but the recent rain have saved their money and work, he added.

Copyright Associated Press of Pakistan, 2015