➢ In West Central Table Land Zone, complete sowing of direct seeded rice; maintain seed rate @ 30 kg/hectare; to control the pre-emergence weed, apply Pendimethalin 30EC @ 1kg/hectare. Undertake preparation of wet rice nursery; for transplanting in 1-acre area, 10 decimal area of wet nursery bed should be prepared; carry out preparation of main field. Undertake land preparation for sowing of maize; apply fertilizer dose of 60-30-30 NPK/acre. Undertake rouging of viral infested crop in chilli; infected plants should be uprooted and buried in the soil; after rouging, spray Imidacloprid @ 0.3 ml per litre of water.
➢ In North Western Plateau Zone, collect good quality paddy seeds; choose the variety according to the land type; start sowing of kharif crops; store rain water near the nursery bed for its proper utilization; provide good drainage of the excess rain water from the nursery. Undertake sowing of green manuring crops like dhaincha. Start land preparation and sowing of kharif groundnut. Collect good varieties of ginger and complete planting; before planting treat the rhizomes with mixture of 10 litres of 40g Mancozeb, 10g Carbendazim and 5 ml of malathion for 50 kg seeds of ginger.
➢ In North Central Plateau Zone, carry out sowing of paddy seeds in uplands after receipt of monsoon showers; prepare nursery beds for transplanting in main field with assured irrigation facilities. Undertake sowing of maize for green cob purpose under irrigated condition. To control fruit borer, leaf eating caterpillar and leaf miner in tomato crop, spray Spinosad 45 [email protected] /acre with 200 litres of water.