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College observes Int’l Day of Plant Health in SWGH

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TURA, May 12: The College of Community Science, Central Agricultural University-Imphal, Tura, observed the International Day of Plant Health on Sunday at Harigaon Village under Selsella Block in South West Garo Hills.
The programme was organised on the theme, ‘International Day of Plant Health 2024: Plant health, safe trade and digital technology.’
The day was observed with the aim of raising awareness and to adopt activities to keep plants healthy and ensure food safety and safe trade for sustainable economies and livelihoods.
Lectures and demonstration on awareness of protecting plant health, use of yellow sticky traps, pheromone traps, Importance and application of CAU Bioenhencer and Importance of phytosanitary measures were delivered by Dr. Rajkumari Padamini, Assistant Professor (Plant Protection), Dr Samborlang K. Wanniang, Assistant Professor (Agronomy) and Dr. Rocky Thokchom, Assistant Professor (Floriculture & Landscaping). A total of 20 participants from Harigaon village benefitted from the programme.
As a part of the observation of International Day Plant Health, agro-inputs like yellow sticky traps, pheromone traps, CAU Bioenhencer and hand sprayers were distributed to the participants.

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