15th September, 2022, Umktieh village
The ICAR - Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya organized a Plant Health Clinic on Spices and Winter Vegetable Crops here today.
The programme was attended by 40 beneficiaries of farmers’ club supported by FXB India Suraksha (NGO), Bhoirymbong, Ri Bhoi district.
Hands-on training on Bordeaux paste and mixture preparations, application of organic materials like Trichoderma, Pseudomonas, Neem Oil, NSKE, Copper Oxy Chloride to control various diseases caused by fungus, bacteria, white fly, mites, white grubs, etc was given to the participants.
A diagnostic visit to nearby ginger field, where participants were shown and identified pests and diseases under the field condition and phytosanitary measures to be taken for better and effective organic management was also undertaken.
During the programme various organic plant protection chemicals were also distributed.
(Source: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ri-Bhoi)