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Maund

An obsolete Indian unit of weight variously equivalent to values between 15 and 50 kilograms.
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Harvesting the entire 71,000 maunds at once poses the risk of a loss in sugarcane weight.
Experts said 1,000 Maunds per acre production could be achieved provided the crop gets from soil almost 80 kilogram of Nitrogen, 26 kilogram Phosphorous and 168 kilogram Potash.
The hybrid seeds are also far more expensive and according to growers, 1Kg of hybrid seed is sold for Rs 1,000 and a maund of local seed for Rs 50 per kg.
It thus brought per-acre investment from Rs35,369 in 2014-15 when the current support price of Rs1,300 per maund was fixed down to Rs32,695.
Acting on a tip-off, a police party searched the truck at Zero Point in Uthal area of Lasbela district and recovered 30 maunds of hashish from the vehicle, he said.
1300/ per maund and the government has fixed the sugarcane rates Rs.
Director Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan Syed Sajid Masud Shah said that at the start of the cotton picking, the farmers in Sindh were disappointed by the per Maund price of Phutti that ranged between Rs 1800-2000 per Maund at that time.
MULTAN -- With the advent of winter, the sale of fish has increased remarkably in the city as fish meat sale reached nearly 500 maunds per day.
He indicated sugar cane yield per acre stood at 750 maund per acre in Pakistan and India in 1970 but it now stands at 350 maund per acre in Pakistan, 1100 maunds per acre in India and 1800 maunds per acre in Australia.
He said that countrys agriculture scientists have developed high yielding rice varieties including Super Basmati and Basmati 385 with a production potential of 65 Maunds per acre while Basmati-2000 also possesses the similar potential.
57 Maunds of wheat per acre, Syed Nazar Abbas Shah of Lodhran showing 67.
Average production of gram (Chana) was assessed at five Maunds per acre, 'Masoor' 45 Maunds, "Moong' seven Maunds per acre and 'Mash' four Maunds per acre, says an official release.