Outbreak of these diseases on paddy cropsSeptember 14, 2020
Due to change in the weather after rain, paddy crops like scorching, bunky disease and brown mahoe are outbreak on the standing paddy crop in the fields. Due to this, farmers are fearing loss of crops. On one hand, diseases are being seen in crops, on the other hand the staff of the Agriculture Department is unaware of this. Now farmers are looking for ways to save their crops from disease.
The kit monitoring team of the district is not visiting the blocks. The situation is that farmers have to take advice from traders for paddy crop kits and disease control. Traders are spraying whatever medicines they are giving for their benefit. This is adversely affecting the land of farmers along with the crop. The district’s kit monitoring team, also known as the Dignos Team, consists of scientists from the Center for Agricultural Science and Research, as well as officers from the Department of Agriculture. This team visits the villages of every block and visits the fields of the farmers. Seeing the kits and diseases in the paddy and other crops planted there, and explains its remedy.