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Last year, pesticides were supplied at subsidised rate through seeds sale centres in the district by the Agriculture department.
Twelve out of 13 blocks in the district have been affected by pests and plant disease.
Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the petitioner, argued for empowering the states to take decisions at their own level for prohibition and restriction related to pesticides.
Christened ‘Vallam Nira,’ the project is aimed at making the families in the block panchayat limits self-sufficient in vegetable farming and floriculture.
The Fall Armyworm has attacked crops in Maharashtra, Karnataka & Telangana. It has damaged maize crop in TS and officials are making all-out efforts to contain the spread.
IICT will play the role of nodal lab for this project and work along with seven other CSIR laboratories in the country to achieve this target.
According to the EU, the prescribed level (MRL) for quinalphos in milk is 0.01.
The researchers found the odds of autism with intellectual disability in offspring were increased by greater than twofold for the mother's DDE levels.
The Centre has not given any time limit for introduction of the Bill incorporating all official amendments in Parliament.
Sevilla FC became the first Spanish club back in competitive action on Wednesday night when they defeated Ujpest 4-0.
Study tests urine samples of children, finds organophosphate exposure in high levels
Miscellaneous products comprising of camphor, silica gel, hair dye, nail polish remover, cosmetics, adhesives and others were also involved in about 17 per cent of poisoning incidents.
Not just increasing effectiveness but they also found that the quantity of H-CSNP required for preventing infection was also less.
The minister said that ICAR researchers had warned about possible pest menace and suggested preventive measures the agriculture department of the state government couldn't sensitise farmers about it.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his Cabinet colleagues turned farmers on Wednesday, planting vegetables in the Secretariat compound for making this year’s Onasadya a pesticide-free one.