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Orange, malta farming get popular By ANM Mohibub Uz Zaman | Last Updated: 2nd September, 2018, 00:00

Cultivation of both orange and malta fruits is gaining popularity in the country as farmers are making good profit by cultivating these tasty and juicy fruits. According to sources, many of the farmers…

Orange, malta farming get popular

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