Agromet bulletin for farmers

Port Blair
10 Jan 2017
The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from January 11 to 15. In South Andaman region, the bulletin forecasts partly cloudy weather with light rainfall is likely to occur during next five days. In South Andaman 2 mm of rainfall is expected during this period. The maximum temperature in South Andaman will be 29 to 30 degree centigrade  with minimum temperature of 22 to 23 degree centigrade  , whereas the maximum and minimum relative humidity is expected to be in the range of 69 to 79 %, and 64 to 77 % respectively in South Andaman. Wind speed of 14 to 27 kmph is expected from North Easterly direction, according to the bulletin.
Farmers in South Andaman region have  been advised to spray Mancozeb @ 0.2 % at 15 to 20 days interval for control of downy mildew disease in cauliflower and cabbage during rain free days, prepare the land and sow the seed bitter gourd, bottle gourd and snake gourd, as the weather is conducive. For laying, farmers have been advised to supplement poultry birds  with dicalcium phosphate @ 2 gm per kg feed to continue laying efficiently. In the North and Middle Andaman region, partly cloudy weather with light rainfall is likely to occur during next five days and 2 mm of rainfall is expected during this period. The maximum temperature in North and Middle Andaman will be 30 to 31 degree centigrade  with minimum temperature of 22 to 23 degree centigrade  , whereas the maximum and minimum relative humidity is expected to be in the range of 61 to 80 % and 55 to 76 % respectively in North and Middle Andaman. Wind speed of 10 to 34 kmph is expected from North Easterly direction. 
Farmers have been advised to spray Mancozeb @ 0.2 % at 15 to 20 days interval for control of downy mildew disease in cauliflower and cabbage during rain free days and land and sow the seed bitter gourd, bottle gourd and snake gourd, as the weather is conducive.  Poultry birds (layers) should be supplemented with dicalcium phosphate @ 2 gm per kg feed to continue laying efficiently. Farmers have been advised to prepare the land and sow the seed bitter gourd, bottle gourd and snake gourd, as the weather is conducive. Poultry birds (layers) should be supplemented with dicalcium phosphate @ 2 gm per kg feed to continue laying efficiently, the bulletin says.