27 May 2022, 17:44
Update : 27 May 2022, 18:09

Training on bio-pesticide technology begins in Jamalpur

JAMALPUR, May 27, 2022 (BSS) - A two-day training on 'Insect and Disease 
Management of Fruits and Vegetables through Bio-pesticide' began at the 
seminar room of Regional Agriculture Research Station (RARS) in the town 

Chief Scientific Officer of RARS, Jamalpur Dr Manjurul Kadir inaugurated the 
training programme as the chief guest with Chief Scientific Officer of 
Entomology Department of Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), 
Gazipur Dr Nirmal Kumar Datta in the chair this morning. 

Entomology Department of BARI under the project of "Innovation and Extension 
of Bio-pesticide Technology for Insect and Disease Management on Vegetable, 
Fruit and Battle leaf crops in Bangladesh" arranged the training. 

Dr Manjurul Kadir said present government is implementing various programmes 
to ensure nutrition by producing poisonous-free food. 

With a view to produce safe food, bio-pesticide should be used and farmers 
should avoid using harmful chemical pesticides which will kill many friendly 
insects and pollute crops and environment, he added. 

Principal Scientific Officer of RARS Dr Md Abdul Mannan, Principal Scientific 
Officer Dr Md Sultan Ahmed and Principal Scientific Officer Dr Akhtaruzzaman 
Sarkar spoke at the opening session.

A total of 210 participants-- 70 college teachers, 70 school teachers and 70 
farmers-- of Jamalpur and Sherpur districts are taking part in the training.



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