Guava is cultivated at 58,500 hectares in the four provinces of the country. According to a press release issued by the media liaison unit of  the Punjab agriculture department on Tuesday, guava has attained trade related significance due to its capability to grow in different  atmospheric and soil conditions and Pakistan produces 468,300 tonnes of the fruit per annum. Agriculture experts have urged growers to complete the process of planting new guava plants in the month of September preferably at soft and fertile land for enhanced production.