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Impact of wild boar's habitat on sugarcane crop in Faisalabad division [Pakistan]  [2004]

Abbas, M. (Ayub Agricultural Research Inst., Faisalabad (Pakistan). PARC Technology Transfer Inst.) Khan, S.H. Khan, R.A. Shahbaz, M.

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The study was carried out to know the impact of wild boar's habitat on sugarcane crop. One hundred and forty sugarcane growers were taken as study respondents. Of the total respondents: 52.14 and 42.85% were of the view that the types of habitat in their area were crop field and river bellas (forests along river banks), respectively; 37.88 and 38.63% estimated the damage at 10-20 and 20-30% caused by wild boar to March sowing sugarcane crop, respectively; whereas, 59.02% respondents estimated 30-40% damage caused by wild boar to September sowing sugarcane crop in study area.

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International Journal of Agriculture and Biology (Pakistan)

ISSN : 1560-8530