FAISALABAD - The agriculture scientists have advised the farmers to start wheat cultivation in arid areas from October 15 to get better production. Farmers should cultivate approved varieties like Chakwal-50, NARC-2009, PARC-2009, Dharabi-2011 while in irrigated areas, wheat varieties like Sehar-2006, Lasani-2008, Faisalabad-2008, AARI-2011, Punjab-2011, Millat-2011, NARC-2011, Shafaq-2006, Fareed-2006, Meraj-2008 and Aas-2011 should be cultivated from November 01.

Farmers should use seed graders before cultivate wheat so that healthy and quality seed could be sown as quality seed was imperative to get bumper production, he added.