Dec 29, 2022
"I immediately collected the sample of tomatoes when I heard that plant clinic was going to be held nearby my house, even though tomatoes were in the last stage of harvest and use of pesticide was useless, I came here to get some advice just to make sure that such problems won’t arise in near future.” -Khika Prasad Nepal, Unewchaur WSS
Second day of Plant clinic took place at Unewchaur, Balefi where 28 farmers brought multiple samples to get the diagnosis. Mr. Rajiv Das Rajbhandari and Mr. Bibek Sunar, conducted a thorough diagnosis of the sample and provided the necessary prescription.
Samples of cauli flower, cabbage, tomato, garlic, brinjal, citrus fruits, avocado, coffee beans, faba beans, etc were brought by the farmers. The major problem diagnosed were infestation of aphids, late blight, Tuta absoluta, fruit and stem borer, deficiency of boron, molybdenum and calcium were seen. For the, proper management of infected plants various treatment methods were prescribed such as application of Jholmal, insecticides such as imidacloprid, emamectinbenzoate, acetamide. Similarly, fungicide such as hexaconazole, copper oxychloride etc. were prescribed along with removal and proper disposal of infected parts.
The event will continue on 29th Dec 2022 at Sunkoshi.
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