Farmers have been advised to complete the cultivation of peanut by April end. According to Dr Asif Deputy Director Agriculture Research Information Unit Faisalabad, 92pc peanut is cultivated in Punjab, 7pc in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one percent in Sindh. Similarly, Rawalpindi division shares 87pc of peanut cultivation in Chakwal, Jehlum, Attock and Rawalpindi districts. He said that peanut was a cash crop especially for arid areas.He said that April was the most suitable time for peanut cultivation, therefore, farmers should cultivate the crop over maximum space of land and complete its cultivation in-time as late sowing could affect the quantity as well as quality of grains. He said that growers should use seed of approved varieties of peanut including Bari-2011 and Bari-2016 as these varieties had extraordinary potential to give maximum yield. He said that farmers should use 12kg Nitrogen, 32kg Phosphors and 12 kg Potash per acre at the time of peanut cultivation, whereas, 200 kg Gypsum should be applied after 15th July when the crops was in blooming.