Training on Integrated Pests Management & Integrated Nutrient Management for Paddy Crop


Date: 16th August, 2016

Venue: Konsang Lampak Community Hall, Phayeng

          The training programme on “Integrated Pests Management (IPM) & Integrated Nutrient Management (INM) for Paddy crop” conducted on 12th August, 2016 at the Office of the Pradhan, Phayeng Gram Panchayat was continued on 16th August, 2016 at Konsang Lampak Community Hall, Phayeng. Shri Gunamani Luwang, SMS, Plant Protection, KVK, West Imphal and Shri N. Ajit Singh, SMS, Plant Protection, KVK Ukhrul conducted the remaining part of the training programme.

Shri Gunamani Luwang for the first time introduced the use of Leaf Colour Chart (LCC) at the programme for detection of nitrogen availability in soil. He also told about the correct doses of fertilizers along with timely method of application for paddy crop to the farmers. Information regarding proper nutrient management for paddy crop with the use of different soil inputs was also provided. Around 40 farmer participants from Phayeng attended the training programme.

Shri N. Ajit Singh mentioned about the idea of Economic Threshold Level for different pests of Paddy crop for judicious use of pesticides during crop. At the last part of the programme a field visit was made at Soirou Loukon where Shri Gunamani Luwang demonstrated the use of LCC to the farmers. Later on some LCCs were also handed over to the members of Agri- Committee, Phayeng village by the resource persons.