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Efforts Concentrated on Winter Wheat Cultivation
Pyongyang, November 17 (KCNA) -- Farms in North Phyongan Province of the DPRK increased the area of winter wheat cultivation by thousands of hectares in addition and have carried on the cultivation in a scientific and technological way.

Officials in the field of agriculture, including the provincial rural economy committee, made the farmers deeply understand that the key to high yield lies in scientific farming. And they organized a passing-on-technique meeting and a demonstration to generalize the successes and experience gained in wheat farming and took measures to supply farming materials.

Ditch-clearing is well done on the wheat fields to prevent the crop from damp and freezing. The application of leaf additional fertilizer is carried on in a planned way to ensure the age of leaves and number of tillers as required by technical regulations.

The cutting of leaves of wheat plants has been applied in a scientific and technological way according to the conditions of fields, with various kinds of plant nutrients to increase the rate of their wintering.

They have also pushed ahead with the work to perfect irrigation systems and prevent damage by blight and insects in a planned way.

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