Workshop on ‘Use of automatic weather station to generate weather data for pest risk assessment’

Workshop on ‘Use of automatic weather station to generate weather data for pest risk assessment’ One-day workshop on “Use of automatic weather station to generate weather data for disease and insect pest risk assessment” for AICRP Grape workers was conducted at ICAR National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune on 05-01-2016.

The trannies were briefed about the method of usage of weather station, mode of obtaining data using the software to assess the disease and insect risk level in the vineyards, weather based advisory on disease and insect management using forecasting models and the method of validation of online interactive weather information were explained.

The workshop will help in timely forecasting the disease and insect risks in the vineyards and support the farmers in taking timely need based management decisions.

(Source: ICAR National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune)