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Harda.A team of agricultural scientists is visiting the rural areas of the district to take stock of the crop. on WednesdayMukesh Kumar Bakolia, Plant Protection Specialist of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Harda visited Sirkamba, Nakwara, Balagaon and other villages. During the visit, he advised the farmers that at present, the outbreak of yellow mosaic disease and […]
 


Harda.A team of agricultural scientists is visiting the rural areas of the district to take stock of the crop. on WednesdayMukesh Kumar Bakolia, Plant Protection Specialist of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Harda visited Sirkamba, Nakwara, Balagaon and other villages. During the visit, he advised the farmers that at present, the outbreak of yellow mosaic disease and stem fly has been seen at some places in soybean crop.

In yellow mosaic disease, greenish-yellow irregular bright spots on the leaves of the plants and the main veins turn yellow. Leaves appear thick, rough and shriveled. He told that during the outbreak of stem fly, first the stem fly lays eggs on the lower surface of the leaf. From the egg, the caterpillar enters the stem through the stalk of the leaves and causes damage by tunneling from top to bottom.

A red to brownish tunnel is visible when the stems of affected plants are cut. The leaves gradually turn yellow. Spraying of pre-mixed insecticides Betacyfluthrin plus Imidacloprid 140 ml per acre or pre-mixed Thiomethaczam plus Lambdacyhalothrin 50 ml per acre recommended for control of yellow mosaic disease carrier white fly and stem fly 100 to 125 liters by power pump and 200 to 250 by hand pump. Make a solution in liters of water.
1500 fruit plants given to Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Here, Rupee Agri Forest Private Limited has provided 1500 fruit plants free of cost to Krishi Vigyan Kendra Harda on Wednesday. These include plants of Karonda, Mango, Jamun, Jackfruit, Guava etc. The head of the center informed that the plants of Karonde will be used for live fencing of the farm of the center. On the other hand, other fruit plants will be distributed to the women of Nutri Smart Village Sultanpur and Abgaon Khurd for planting in the nutrition garden. The center head has thanked the institution for this.