scorecardresearch
Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023
Advertisement

Jalandhar: Wheat farmers warned against Yellow Rust attack

Chief Agriculture Officer Dr Nazar Singh said that yellow rust is a disease that causes loss in crop yield and the disease appears as yellow coloured, powdery linear stripes on the leaves.

Jalandhar: Wheat farmers warned against Yellow Rust attack Dr Nazar Singh said that farmers must keep a close vigil on the fields and if symptoms appear only spray should be done without any delay. (Representational Image)

The Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department has issued an advisory for the wheat farmers against Yellow Rust disease in the crop and also exhorted farmers to avoid unnecessary use of the urea.

Chief Agriculture Officer Dr Nazar Singh said that yellow rust is a disease that causes loss in crop yield and the disease appears as yellow coloured, powdery linear stripes on the leaves.

He said that the farmers must visit and monitor their wheat fields daily and in case they find symptoms of yellowing on wheat leaves, they must spray their wheat crop with 200 ml per acre Propiconazole.

He told the present weather conditions including temperature and winds are favorable for yellow rust disease.

Subscriber Only Stories
In this Bengal district, solid, plastic waste management now a people’s m...
Delhi Confidential | GOAT & the gift: PM Narendra Modi gets a Lionel ...
India looks at options to pay defence dues to Russia: stake sale, bonds, ...
Interview with Revenue Secretary | ‘Measures for widening tax base ...

Dr Singh added that farmers must keep a close vigil on the fields and if symptoms appear only spray should be done without any delay.

Further, Dr Singh appealed the farmers to not to use urea on the crop as the crop does not need urea after the 55 days of the cultivation as it would reduce their cost of cultivation.

First published on: 15-01-2020 at 01:56 IST
Next Story

Divyansh Singh death: Father asks police to release entire CCTV footage, says will prove drain had been open

Latest Comment
Post Comment
Read Comments
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
close