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Awareness campaign on rodent pest management
Published on 12 Jul. 2009 11:43 PM IST
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An awareness campaign on rodent pest management and control measures organized by Agriculture department under SDAO Tuli was held at Molungyimsen Village under Tuli division on July 7 with Nungsangkaba SDAO Tuli and Shri Myanthung Patton A.O (II) as resource person. Briefing on bamboo flowering and rodent management was delivered by Nungsangkaba taking the e.g. of famine in Mizoram who said the rodents multiplied in huge number due to easy availability of food during flowering of the bamboo seeds while M.Patton informed the farmers about different groups of rodents, nature of damage and different method of control measures besides its population dynamics. The farmers were made aware that improper or wrong control measures would increase the population of rats within a short span of time. Preprations of bait and biat stations were also taught with demonstration. The Programme was followed by distribution of rodenticides to the participants. The Programme was chaired by.T.Mar AFA Tuli and vote of thanks was delivered by. Tali AFA Tuli.Altogether 47 farmers attended the training.

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