Issue advisory on scab control: Mir

SRINAGAR: Minister for Agriculture Production, Ghulam Hassan Mir Friday directed the Vice Chancellor, Sheri-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology (SKUAST-K) Dr. Tej Partap to issue an advisory for the orchardists of valley and keep them aware about the measures being taken to bring out the Scab under control, which has, reportedly, broken out in various parts of the Valley.
He also asked the concerned to aware the growers through print and electronic media about the spray schedule of pesticides and other measures devised by the horticulture experts of the university to control the outbreak in apple orchards of the valley.