Pest infestation

Against odds, farmers bag good profits

Madhu Babu, a trader, said due to pest infestations, about 90 per cent of the crop was damaged and everyone expected that this mirchi season might be a dull one.

published on : 16th May 2022

Double whammy for farmers: Rains, pest bring down yield

Though ample rains in June and July last year gave the growers high hopes of a bountiful season, excess rain activity in August and September harmed the crop during harvesting.

published on : 25th January 2022

50-year-old ryot hangs self in Telangana's Mahabubabad

Bikku had reportedly cultivated red chilli on one and a half acre and paddy on another half-acre of land. The crop of red chilies was infested by Thrips pests and he had since been depressed.

published on : 13th December 2021