Standards for Pesticides Usage
Can some mandatory standards be set and rules made such that the farmer cannot be mislead. So in local regional language a hand out is given by the multinaitonal company via dealer to the farmer or some video clip. something innovative.
problem is it is us common consumers that are eating fruits, veggies, grains produced after excessive use of pesticide. more
Tamilnadu Horticultural dept . had recommended Neem based Organic pesticide Nemarin 300 , So when I bought the stuff wanted to confirm the dosage recommended by the Dept. A 4 " container , has the information an 8 Indian Languages . Even if one can read & write is it possible to read them . So the user from his memory what was advised " one cap full into a liter of water " mixes . The script so small that it can't be read without a magnifying glass.
CAN WE SUGGEST PRINT IN ONE WORKING LANGUAGE OF THE STATE WHERE IT IS SOLD .SO THAT THE LETTERS WILL BE BIG ENOUGH TO BE READ BY NAKED EYE. more
irrigation water and crop diversification. Reduction in subsidies and doing away with
free power supply will go long way in solving the existing problems. There is higher content
of pesticides in food grains and precious water is being misused for irrigating wheat/rice
fields. The production of these 2 commodities has increased much beyond requirement and
that of oil seeds, dals and cotton gone down. To check this mismatch, 30% less wheat/rice
produce should be procured so that farmers switch over to plant other commodities. Political
parties need to rise above dirty vote bank politics in the national interest. more