Crop Detail

Mash is an important leguminous crop grown in both spring and kharif season. It takes less time to mature and also insect pest attack is low in spring season as compared to kharif (autumn) season. It is highly contained with good quality proteins and other important vitamins. Punjab produces 80% of its total production in Pakistan. It is mostly grown in barani areas i.e. 88% mash is cultivated in Narowal, Rawalpindi. Chakwal, Jehlum, D.G.Khan and Gujrat.Its average production per acre is low due to improper sowing time, no use of modern technology and insect pest attack. Production per acre can be increased by using following improved verities and production technology.

Major/Minor Major
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Crops
Crop Climate Title Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Rain-fed
Crop Duration Seasonal
Crop Economic Title Cash Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
Aphid White Fly White Fly Army worm Thrips Locust
Fungal Diseases
Cercospora leaf spot

Mash Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Mash 88 (irrigated and barani areas) -
Mash 97 (Short duration variety) -
NARC Mash-1 -
NARC Mash-2 -
NARC Mash-3 -
Chakwal mash .
Mash uroj 2011 -
Mash 80 -
Mash 68 -
Mash 48 -
Desi Mash -
- For rainfed area 8kg/acre
- For irrigated area 10kg/acre

Mash Districts Wise Calendar

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Agriculture Extension
Directorate of Agriculture Extension
Opposite Islamia College Gate No 1
Jamrud Road Peshawar

091-9224239 , 03481117070

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