When Are Peonies in Season in Australia?

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Dubbed the ‘Queen of Flowers’ peonies are well suited for Australian climates and are in season from mid-to-late October until mid-December. Established peonies are drought resistant and the root systems shut down during hot summers. Tree Peonies Tree peonies bloom in the spring until summer, roughly mid-October to mid-December. Tree peonies are harder to propagate,…


When Are Calla Lilies in Season?

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Calla lilies produce pink, red, purple, white and yellow flowers. They thrive in United States Department of Agriculture Plant Hardiness Zones 9 to 11, but grow in containers in areas as cold as Zone 2. They bloom as the weather becomes warmer after winter. Flowering Season Calla lilies will bloom from late spring to early…


China early season rice output hits 32.76 million tons

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BEIJING (Commodity Online) : World’s largest Rice producer China said its annual output of early-season rice hit 32.76 million tons this year. In a statement issued here country’s National Bureau of Statistics said the early-season rice, which is harvested every July after a 90-to-120-day maturity period and is mainly planted for reserves and industrial use,…


India to witness high oilseeds production in current kharif season

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NEW DELHI: Seeing the broad area of cultivation in the current kharif season, the edible oil industry organization Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) is expecting a buffer production of oilseeds in the 2011-12 crop year (July-June). In the 2010-11 crop year, the country has registered a bumper production of oilseeds that reached to 31.1…


Peas performing well despite dry season

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COMBINING peas have done well this harvest considering the very dry season, says the PGRO. In Essex, marrowfats have averaged 3.75t/ha and the colour is said to be excellent. While there has been some bleaching with the blues, the white peas are of excellent quality, with 5t/ha regularly achieved. Peas have also done well in…


India cultivates rice in 26 million hectares of land this crop season

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NEW DELHI (Commodity Online) : World’s second largest Rice producer India is using 26 million hectares of land for rice cultivation during the current crop season, according to official data. As per data received from states, rice has been sown in 26.036 million hectares, an increase of 1.557 million hectares over last year’s acreage as…


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