Farmers in Andhra Pradesh must follow these crop and livestock specific advisories until May 25, 2022

Farmers have advised using subsoilers as this will break up the hard layers of soil.

Farmers can use these government allocated advisories for cultivation and breeding purposes to get the most out of their yields by following these guidelines until the 25the May 2022. After that, an updated advisory should be followed for best practices. Keep visiting Krishi Jagran to get the updated review.

General opinion: The coastal region of Andhra Pradesh is likely to receive below normal rainfall during the following week i.e. 25th May to 31st May 2022.

Farmers advised to use subsoilers as this will break up the hard layers of soil and also help to increase the water storage capacity of the soil during the rainy season.

For Kharif rice cultivation, farmers need to start land preparation works. Farmers should carry out deep plowing in the summer to eliminate soil-borne pests and diseases during the cultivation period.

Transport and obtain FYM from the field itself for application at the last tillage. Collect good quality seeds from reputable companies. Seed treatments follow strictly. Acquire knowledge on the use and supply of herbicide for weed management during the first rain showers. Get green manure seeds.

Crop Specific Notice:

Sugar cane: As there are forecasts of rainfall in the next five days, use rainfall and opt for urea treatment at 150 kg/ac for a 45 day raccoon crop and 75 kg/ac for a 90 day plant crop. days. Current weather conditions are also favorable for the incidence of shoot borer in sugarcane to control and increase the frequency of irrigation and mulching.

Rice: As the season has not yet started, so farmers are advised to go and plow using the recent rains, remove stubble, clean the field and suggest truths for cotton from the district dorasannalu, vijetha, Prabhat, IR-64, jagityalasannalu, nellurimashuri, nellurisona and secure and collect the correct seed material well in advance from a reputable company.

Farmers who settle in edagaru (Early Kharif) nurseries are advised to take seed treatment compulsorily. For dry seed treatment, treat 1 kg of seed with 3 g. of carbendazim and sow the seed in the nursery after 24 hours. Similarly, for wet treatment of seeds, soak the seeds for 24 hours in the solution prepared with carbendazim at 1 g/kg of seeds per liter of water and incubate for 24 hours before sowing in the nursery.

Cotton: Current weather conditions are favorable for flower and bud drop in cotton, to control Planofix spray at 0.25ml/litre to control flower droppings and current conditions are also favorable for leaf spot incidence for leaf spot control Hexaconazole spray at 2.0 ml/lit .

Peanut: Using the subsequent rainfall – for land preparation for sowing early Kharif groundnut with high yielding groundnut varieties like Dharani, Narayani, Kadiri-7, Bheema, Kadiri-9.

Farmers growing peanuts for seed should tie the harvested plants in bundles and dry them in the shade to ensure the moisture content is 8-9%. Sprinkle 5% malathion powder over stored seeds once every 2-3 weeks.

Current climatic conditions are favorable for the incidence of Spodoptera in groundnuts. For control it is recommended to spray Chlorpyrifos @ 2.5ml (or) Emamectin Benzoate @ 0.3g per liter of water.

Mango: Earthmoving and staking should be done for small trees that have fallen due to high wind speeds and heavy rains. Cut the broken twigs and apply Bordeaux paste or copper-oxy chloride paste on them. Fruit ready for harvest must be harvested. Fallen fruit should be sent to market or sent to a processing unit. Lay out 6-7 traps of methyl eugenol, 0.1% + malathion, 0.1% wood soak per acre to protect fruit from fruit flies. To control leaf spots and blossom end rot, spray carbendazim at 1.0 ml per liter of water

Banana: Earthmoving and staking should be done for small trees that have fallen due to high wind speeds and heavy rains.

Due to the high relative humidity of the Sigatoka leaf, an incidence of point disease can be observed. To prevent the spread of the disease, propiconazole 1.0 ml (or) Tebuconazole + Trifloxystrobin 0.4 ml per liter 2-3 times at 30-day intervals. To control rhizome rot due to high soil moisture, soak soil with COC at 3.0 g/litre or 1% Bordeaux mixture

Livestock Specific Notice:

Cattle: Grow rainfed grain-based perennial forage grasses like Co-4 hybrid Napier, jowar, Co-FS-29/31 and legume-based cowpea and pen Cameta. Cattle should be given a mixture of mineral salts and salt water to drink. Prevailing weather conditions are conducive to the occurrence of Ranikhet disease in poultry, ET, sheep pox and PPR in haemorrhagic septicemia in sheep and foot and mouth disease in cattle and buffaloes. To prevent disease, vaccinate animals.

Sin: Freshwater Fish Indian Main Body Killed Summer Fish Current high temperature weather conditions are favorable for summer fish kills due to DO depletion. It is advisable to stop organic fertilizers and feed jumps if the color of the pond is dark green. Application of calcium peroxide at 1 kg/ac or hydrogen peroxide at 1 litre/ac in case of DO depletion emergency.

Poultry: Care should be taken to regulate the temperature of the chicken coop by hanging wet burlap sacks.

First published: May 23, 2022, 06:11 IST

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