Chiephobozou undertakes SRI with paddy hybrid under NFSM

Chiephobozou undertakes SRI with paddy hybrid under NFSM
Two elderly farmers working with Cono weeders at their SRI field. (Vizokhonyü Yhome)
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 7/15/2020 10:23:17 PM IST

The SDAO Chiephobozou establishment is undertaking a System of Rice Intensification (SRI) with paddy hybrid MTU1010 under National Food Security Mission (NFSM) at various villages. 

A press release from SDAO Chiephobozou office stated that, one such is at Nerhe Model which is performing well. The farmers are trained from nursery seedbed preparation with banana pseudo stem to transplanting into the paddy field. Thereafter, Cono weeder usage is taught for weeding purpose. The four main components of SRI viz soil fertility management, planting method, weed control and water irrigation management are put into practice for better crop yields.


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