Yellow Rust hits Himachal wheat crop

Himachal Pradesh,Business/Economy, Wed, 04 Apr 2012 IANS

Shimla, April 4 (IANS) A fungal disease called Yellow Rust has again hit the wheat crop in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Wednesday.

 

"Yellow Rust has again affected the wheat crop. This year's loss was assessed at 2.24 crore," Dhumal, who holds the agriculture portfolio, said in the assembly.

 

Last year's loss owing to the fungal disease was Rs.5.5 crore out of the total estimated crop of Rs.668 crore.

 

Dhumal said the government had phased out two wheat varieties - PBW 343 and PBW 502. Both are prone to Yellow Rust.

 

The disease, Dhumal said, has also affected the wheat crop in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana.

 



Read More: Kumar Mangalam Birla | Kings XI Punjab | Himachal Pradesh | Punjab Khor | Fatehgarh Haryana | Karnal New Prem Nagar | Prem Nagar | Punjab Raodways Bus Stand | Prem Nagar Chauraha | Prem Misirpur Korali | Prem Nagar Ndtso | Punjab Nagar | Prem Nagar Ldg | Kumar Nagar | Kumar Chincholli | W.b.assembly House | Kumar Shanda | Kumar Gaon | Kumar Bajitpur | Prem Nagar Subhai

LATEST IMAGES
Half Time Kalinga Lancers Vs Ranchi Rays Hyderabad Got a Taste of Punjabi Tadka Hrithik Roshan launches new range of body spray Students Youth launch a unique campaign for AAP Tanishaa Mukerji Supports Prashanti Cancer Foundation

Ajax go down to Vitesse
February 2, 2015 at 3:10 AM

Puppy Bowl tops this week's animal roundup
February 2, 2015 at 2:45 AM

Puppy Bowl tops this week's animal roundup
February 2, 2015 at 2:40 AM
MORE...
Social bookmark this page



Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image
 
 

Comments: