Monday, January 18, 2021

Demo on groundnut cultivation held

Dimapur, May 26: The ATMA Dimapur, Niuland Block conducted demonstration on cultivation practices of groundnut (TAG 24) at Niuland on May 22.
Roben Singh, ACTO Agronomy, KVK Dimapur demonstrated seed treatment of groundnut seed with Phosphate Solubilizing bacteria and rhizobium and advised the farmers to follow proper spacing while sowing seeds. He also stressed on the necessary inter-culture operations – weed management and ‘earthing up’ which are critical for good production of groundnut.
In the programme, appropriate physical distancing was maintained. Also, COVID-19 safety kits and information pamphlets about precautionary measures were distributed to the farmers, said an ATMA release. (Page News Service)