Group collects wheat samples in Sangrur
Sangrur, January 12
A crew of the agriculture ministry visited Nadampur village of the district and picked up wheat crop samples. This comes after The Tribune reported that the wheat crop was turning yellow.
“We now have taken samples and despatched these to Jalandhar for testing. The precise purpose behind the wheat crop turning yellow may be ascertained solely after testing. Nevertheless, there may be a number of causes, together with extreme irrigation, improper use of urea and lack of micronutrients, mentioned Chandra Bhan, Assistant Plant Safety Officer, Division of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
The crew members additionally interacted with farmers of Nadampur village and responded to their queries.
“Low temperature has affected the wheat crop in my discipline and vegetation have began turning yellow. The central crew additionally took samples,” mentioned Kulwinder Singh. Sangrur Chief Agriculture Officer Harbans Singh mentioned they had been offering each kind of help to farmers.