Purchase high-quality wheat seed, say Amritsar agriculture consultants
Amritsar, October 27
The agricultural consultants have requested farmers to sow solely advisable styles of the wheat crop and purchase seeds from trusted sellers together with a receipt. An official from the district agriculture division said that the seeds of advisable varieties — PBW 803, PBW 824, PBW 869, PBW 725, PBW 677, PBW 766, HD 3086, HD 3226, WH 1105, DBW 187, DBW 222, DBW 303 and late sown varieties PBW 752, PBW 757, PBW 771 and PBW 660— have been additionally being made obtainable to the farmers at subsidised costs.
Chief Agriculture Officer Jatinder Singh Gill stated, “The farmers shouldn’t compromise on the standard of the wheat seeds and buy them from trusted seed sellers.” He stated previous to sowing the seeds needs to be handled with fungicides with a purpose to keep away from illnesses. He added the farmers might additionally seek the advice of agriculture improvement officers to get data relating to seeds and seed remedy course of.
With paddy harvesting about to finish, the farmers within the district have already began making ready their fields for sowing wheat. An official said that mustard had fetched higher costs final 12 months due to which the world beneath the crop can also be anticipated to extend.