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sow

(sou)
n.
a. An adult female pig, especially one that has had at least one litter.
b. The adult female of several other animals, such as the bear.
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In Balochistan, 97.25 percent target has been achieved, where the crop has been sown on 0.389 million hectares against the target cultivation of 0.3941 million hectares.
Meanwhile, in Sindh the cultivation target of 91.05 percent has been achieved where the crop has been sown on 1.0471 million hectares of land against the target of 1.1695 million acres.
ISLAMABAD -- Cotton crop sowing had registered over 1 percent increase across the crop producing areas of the country as compared the cultivation of corresponding period of last season as it had been sown over 2.69 million hectares of land.