About the Cropsap

Agriculture Department of Maharashtra State is entrusted with the responsibility of sustainable Agriculture Development. For increasing crop production and productivity various activities like promoting use of improved / hybrid seeds, balance use of fertilizers, Integrated Pest Management, land development, micro-irrigation, mechanizations, technology transfer through extension services are carried out by the Agriculture Department.
In Maharashtra Soybean, cotton, rice, tur, sorghum and bajra are major Kharif crops while, sorghum, wheat gram are the major crops grown in the Rabi season. soybean-cotton-tur-Gram is the major crop system observed in the State. Due to good average per hectare yield and fetching of good market prices, farmers are shifting towards cotton and soybean crops in last few years.
Pest disease management is the crucial factor in crop production. In general there is 20-30% losses in yield occurred due to pest and diseases. Vulnerability of rainfall and changes in weather thereof leads to create congenial conditions for pest and disease development. There is a heavy economic loss to farmer, if pest and disease problem do not managed in time.

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    Recent Plant Protection Advisiory

    Advisory Date Crop District Taluka Brief Advisory
    29/11/2016 Chickpea / Gram / Bengal Gram KolhapurHatkanangle SPRAY CHLORANTRANILIPROLE 2 ml PER 10 LITRE OF WATER
    29/11/2016 Chickpea / Gram / Bengal Gram KolhapurGadhinglaj SPRAY CHLORANTRANILIPROLE 2 ml PER 10 LITRE OF WATER
    29/11/2016 Chickpea / Gram / Bengal Gram KolhapurAjara SPRAY CHLORANTRANILIPROLE 2 ml PER 10 LITRE OF WATER
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About the Cropsap

Agriculture Department of Maharashtra State is entrusted with the responsibility of sustainable Agriculture Development. For increasing crop production and productivity various activities like promoting use of improved / hybrid seeds, balance use of fertilizers, Integrated Pest Management, land development, micro-irrigation, mechanizations, technology transfer through extension services are carried out by the Agriculture Department.In Maharashtra Soybean, cotton, rice, tur, sorghum and bajra are major Kharif crops while, sorghum, wheat gram are the major crops grown in the Rabi season. soybean-cotton-tur-Gram is the major crop system observed in the State. Due to good average per hectare yield and fetching of good market prices, farmers are shifting towards cotton and soybean crops in last few years. Pest disease management is the crucial factor in crop production. In general there is 20-30% losses in yield occurred due to pest and diseases. Vulnerability of rainfall and changes in weather thereof leads to create congenial conditions for pest and disease development. There is a heavy economic loss to farmer, if pest and disease problem do not managed in time.

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    Recent Plant Protection Advisory

    Advisory Date Crop Name District Taluka Brief Advisory
    19/09/2017 Cotton (Kapas) Wardha Wardha for pink bollworm Spray Fenvalerate 20 EC 8ml/10 litres of water
    19/09/2017 Paddy/ Rice (Dhan) Nagpur Bhiwapur data not found keep crop in close watch when pest crossed etl contact scout
    19/09/2017 Cotton (Kapas) Nagpur Mauda for pink bollworm Spray Fenvalerate 20 EC 8ml/10 litres of water
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