Agri officials give tips to farmers
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 29: Agriculture officials today inspected the paddy fields in villages Barsoo, Waskoora, Wahidpora, Yangoora and Kurhama, and Shahpora and interacted with farmers, a statement here said.
It said the burning tip in paddy crop had been reported which according to the officials usually was being seen this time of the year mainly in water logged areas.
“People were advised to drain out the water from their fields in order to increase the aeration which would help control the problem of burning tip which is purely a physiological disorder,” it said.
Other areas of Block Lar were also visited and farmers were advised to clear their bunds from grass which later on acts as an alternate host for various diseases including the Paddy Blast.
Farmers, according to the statement, expressed satisfaction over the advice given to them from time to time by the agriculture officials in their respective areas.
Meanwhile farmers where advised to keep stocks of fungicides like Mancozeb, Tricyclozol and other recommended fungicides ready with them for fighting with any kind of disease like paddy blast as the temperature is rising and humidity is increasing which remains conducive for various fungal diseases especially in the month of August.
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Lastupdate on : Thu, 29 Jul 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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