Ranchi: In view of the irregularity of rainfall in the state, BAU Vice-Chancellor Dr. Onkar Nath Singh along with Director Research Dr. PK Singh and a team of scientists inspected the condition of crops at the Western Section Research Farm on Wednesday.
On the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor took stock of the vegetative growth of Ragi, Corn, Arhar, Urad, Soybean, Moong and Groundnut crops, moisture in the fields and weeds in the research areas of about 25 acres of upper land (Tand) of the farm.
Took information about research topics from scientists and gave necessary instructions related to research.
The Vice-Chancellor appreciated the timely sowing and crop performance by the scientists in the farm.
The Vice-Chancellor also observed the crop performance of more than 150 paddy species from across the country engaged in three research fields of paddy with direct sowing method in the Western Section Research Farm and got information related to paddy research from Project Investigator (Paddy) Dr. Krishna Prasad.
The Vice-Chancellor instructed them to complete the paddy transplanting work in the research fields without delay.
On the occasion, Director Research Dr. PK Singh appreciated the research efforts of scientists and advised to pay special attention to pest and disease management in Ragi, Corn, Arhar, Urad, Soybean, Moong and Groundnut crops and timely removal of weeds in the fields.
The scientific team included Dr. Krishna Prasad, Dr. CS Mahto, Dr. Vinay Kumar, and HN Das.