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Pests infest crop, farmers tense in Odisha

Last year, pesticides were supplied at subsidised rate through seeds sale centres in the district by the Agriculture department.

published on : 5th October 2018

In Odisha after flood, pests turn farmers’ woes

Twelve out of 13 blocks in the district have been affected by pests and plant disease.

published on : 2nd October 2018

SC seeks response from Centre on plea to ban 85 pesticides

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.

published on : 17th September 2018

Nedumangad block panchayat takes organic route

Christened ‘Vallam Nira,’ the project is aimed at making the families in the block panchayat limits self-sufficient in vegetable farming and floriculture.

published on : 17th September 2018

North American pest makes a debut in Telangana, officials worried

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.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Hyderabad based IICT  to soon become hub for new-age pesticides

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.

published on : 19th August 2018

Poison from Musi now makes its way to the milk we drink

According to the EU, the prescribed level (MRL) for quinalphos in milk is 0.01.

published on : 18th August 2018

'Insecticide DDT may increase autism risk in babies'

The researchers found the odds of autism with intellectual disability in offspring were increased by greater than twofold for the mother's DDE levels.

published on : 16th August 2018

Parliamentary panel concerned as Centre yet to table Bill on pesticide management

The Centre has not given any time limit for introduction of the Bill incorporating all official amendments in Parliament.

published on : 6th August 2018

Pablo Machin happy with Sevilla's start in European campaign

Sevilla FC became the first Spanish club back in competitive action on Wednesday night when they defeated Ujpest 4-0.

published on : 27th July 2018

Pesticide in food 40 times more than in US, UK

Study tests urine samples of children, finds organophosphate exposure in high levels

published on : 22nd July 2018

Rise in poisoning cases due to accidental swallowing of pesticides, household cleaners

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. 

published on : 17th July 2018

Hyderabad University researchers use nanotech to make biopesticide more efficient

Not just increasing effectiveness but they also found that the quantity of H-CSNP required for preventing infection was also less.

published on : 1st July 2018

Farmers in Odisha were not provided right pesticides: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

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.

published on : 29th June 2018

Chief Minister, ministers plant seeds for pesticide-free Onam

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.

published on : 21st June 2018
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