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Vegetable growers should apply fungicides to the seeds to control diseases

Farmers are instructed to follow the precautionary measures against the threats of scabies, late blight, and downy mildew attack while planting vegetables in tunnels. To control these diseases, cultivate the seeds with crop rotation by applying fungicide thiophenate methyl or carbendazim. Remove the infected plant from the field, burn them, and also spray the chemicals for protection.

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Hemorrhagic septicemia control and care

There are many diseases in animals that lead to death and farmers face huge economic loss due to mortality. Hemorrhagic septicemia is one of the dangerous diseases which cause the death of the animal. The cause of the disease is Pasteurella multocida bacteria. This disease appears in animals during the rainy season and this bacterium is naturally found in animal ...

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Farmers should not be negligent in the quantity of wheat seeds during cultivation

The Department of Agriculture has directed the wheat growers to ensure that the recommended quantity of seeds is planted during the cultivation of wheat as it can prevent the weeds from flourishing where better yields can be obtained. Therefore, farmers should not be negligent in the quantity of seeds.

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Instructions to protect okra crop from harmful pests

Tunnel growers should take timely precautionary measures to protect the crop okra from cotton spotted bollworm in the early days of the winter season. When the okra crop is at fruiting stage cotton bollworm penetrate inside the fruit, making the fruit useless. To control it, the affected fruit should be picked and then buried in the ground and use any ...

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Gardners should adopt suitable strategies for planting mango orchards for quality production. Agricultural experts

Gardeners need a warm, humid climate to plant mango orchards for better and quality production. The abundance of water, proper planning, and selection of better varieties of mangoes are essential for a better quality of mangoes. Mango orchards are planted in a square and rectangular manner. The square is better than the rectangular. However, if the pruning of mango plants ...

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Cut worm’s attack on wheat crop.

When the wheat crop is in the 4-3 leaf stage, there is a high chance of pest infestation on the crop. If holes appear on the leaves, the cutworms may attack. Farmers must visit the crop and use half a liter of neem oil per acre to protect the crop from damages. Do not use chemicals as it induces stress ...

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Tal-ya tray technology, a way for farmers to reduce water and fertilizer losses in rainfed areas

Tal-ya is square shape plastic tray, placed at the base of the stem of the plant. It efficiently transfers water and fertilizer to the rhizosphere. Hence significantly reduces fertilizer and water loss. Tal-Ya tray technology can be very effective in rainfed areas, as it will be very useful in conserving soil moisture and in storing rainwater. The farmers of rainfed ...

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Guidelines to protect cauliflower crop from pests

Agri expert has directed the farmers to protect the cauliflower from harmful pests.Farmers should take immediate steps to protect cauliflower from harmful pests as cabbage caterpillars, cabbage crocodiles, diamond-backed moths eat the leaves and sift them.Due to which the plant becomes weak due to lack of food and this also affects the yield.Mix half liter of neem oil in 100 ...

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Special Instructions to protect the potato crop from late blight disease

Late blight of potato is a fungal disease which normally occurs in dry humid weather. When plants have become infected there are lesions that appear on leaves that are brown in color and have an irregular shape. It is found on older leaves first. Use resistance varieties and fungicides like Dithane M-45 to prevent this disease. Nighat shaheen (Agri expert)

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Weeds must be effectively managed in the wheat crops

In order to achieve higher production, weeds should be properly managed. To increase production per acre the prevention of weeds growth is necessary because weeds cause 42% reduction in production. Timely application of spray must be ensured, spray for the control of broad leaves must be applied after first irrigation. About 100-120 liter of water must be used for the ...

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