ACTIVITIES UNDER PLANT PROTECTION BRANCH,DIRECTORATE OF AGRICULTURE (CH),MIZORAM, AIZAWL


1. State Biological Control Laboratory, Thingdawl (SBCL) : Rearing of Laboratory host insect (Crocyra cyphalonica) and production of biopesticidies like Trichogramma joponicum and Trichogramma chilonis, for use in farmers field of paddy, sugarcane and pulses are going on. The biopesticidies are distributed to the farmers free of cost. The SBCL is now shifted to Agriculture Farm, Thingdawl where the prevailing temperature and relative humidity are higher and conducive in order to increase the production of Biopesticides.

2. State Pesticides Testing Laboratory, Neihbawi (SPTL) : The building and equipments are constructed and procured respectively by 100% grant Plant Protection Adviser to the Government of India. Laboratory equipments, for quality control of pesticides, i.e. High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPCL) is already installed. The laboratory is being under process, which shall be commissioned shortly, after installation of chemicals, reagents and Glassware. Mr.Lalengliana, AEO had already completed training courses for 7 days and 3 months on Analysis of chemicals, from National Institution of Plant Health Management, Hyderabad. He shall be the Officer-in-charge of SPTL.

3. Plant quarantine Station (PQS), Zokhawthar : The Plant Quarantine Station is located in the Land Custom Station Building, Zokhawthar. The PQS is purely meant to check the entry of unknown insect pests, diseases inoculums, plant parasitic nematodes mycoplasma, weeds etc, to India from Myanmar through the consignments of plant materials like seeds, saplings, cutting etc. Mr. R. Lalrinawma, AEO is the in charge of PQS.

4. Procurement of Sprayers:1000 numbers of Lever Operated Knapsack Sprayer fitted with Flood jet Nozzles are procured for spraying herbicides. These sprayers are sold at 50% subsidy i.e. Rs. 1000/-per piece to the needy farmers.

5. Procurement of Pesticides: Pesticides like insecticides, fungicides, herbicides and rodenticides are procured and distributed to the farmers free of cost.

6. Farmers’ Field Schools: Farmers 'Field Schools are organized at selected villages for WRC farmers and sugarcane grower throughout Mizoram in order to educate the farmers about the package of practices of crops to be grown, Integrated Parts Management practices etc.

7. State Pest Surveillance: And advisory Unit is constituted at State Level and District Pest Surveillance and Advisory Units are constituted in all the 8 Districts of Mizoram to monitor the possible outbreak of insect pests and diseases.

8. Publication of Book on IPM: Books on Integrated Pests Managements in Mizo language are published for the farmers.

 

ACTIVITIES AT STATE BIOLOGICAL CONTROL LABORATORY, THINGDAWL

Items

Achievement during 2014, April to 2015, March

Remarks

Collection of Corcyra eggs

575Nos.

 

Collection of Corcyra adults

90400Nos.

 

Preparation of Trichocards

303Nos.

 

Trichocards released

95Nos.

 

 

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT : Distribution of NPV, PP Chemicals & Bio Agents and Pest Surveillance and Monitoring.

Scheme

Pesticide

Weedicides

NPV

Pest Surveillance

Total

Phy. (Ha) Fin. (Rs.) Phy. (Ha) Fin. (Rs.) Phy. (Ha) Fin. (Rs.) Phy. (Ha) Fin. (Rs.) Phy. (Ha) Fin. (Rs.)

NFSM-Rice

3500.00

17.50

5000.00

25.00

 

 

 

 

8500.00

42.500

NFSM-Pulses

600.00

3.00

404.00

2.02

 

 

 

 

1004.00

5.02

NFSM-Total

4100.00

20.50

5404.00

27.02

 

 

 

 

9504.00

47.52

RKVY-II

8000.00

40.00

3500.00

17.50

1000.00

5.00

8

10.00

11500.00

57.5

Grand Total

12100

60.50

8904

44.52

1000.00

5.00

8

10.00

21004.00

105.02

 

DISTRIBUTION OF PLANT PROTECTION CHEMICALS UNDER NFSM FOR 2014-2015

Name of Pesticides

Packing Unit

Quantity purchased (Nos.)

A. INSECTICIDES

 

100ml

7500

1. Phosphamidon 40%SL

2. Dimethoate 35%EC

100ml

1200

3. Dichlorvos/DDVP 76%EC

100ml

5400

4. Chlorpyriphos 20%EC

100ml

6200

5. Quinalphos 25%EC

100ml

3000

6. Carbofuran 3%G

1kg

3000

B. FUNGICIDES

 

100g

5000

11. Carbendazim 50%WP

12. Mancozeb 75%WP

500g

1200

13. Metalaxyl 72%WP(Metalaxyl 8%+Mancozeb 64%)

100g

700

14. Sulphur 80%WP

500g

800

C. HERBICIDES

 

1lit

4014

18. Butachlor 50%EC

19. Paraquat dichloride 24%SL

1lit

3700

20. 2,4-D Sodium Salt 80%WP

500g

2501

D. RODENTICIDES

 

10g

6900

21. Zinc phosphide 80%

24. Bromadiolone cake 0.005%RB

100g

6900

 

DISTRIBUTION OF PLANT PROTECTION CHEMICALS UNDER RKVY II FOR 2014-2015

Name of Pesticides

Packing Unit

Quantity purchased (Nos.)

A. INSECTICIDES

100ml

14575

1. Phosphamidon 40%SL

2. Dimethoate 35%EC

100ml

15000

3. Dichlorvos/DDVP 76%EC

100ml

2571

4. Chlorpyriphos 20%EC

100ml

8124

5. Quinalphos 25%EC

100ml

7175

6. Carbofuran 3%G

1kg

3650

B. FUNGICIDES

100g

13854

7. Carbendazim 50%WP

8. Mancozeb 75%WP

500g

1923

9. Metalaxyl 72%WP(Metalaxyl 8%+Mancozeb 64%)

100g

1200

10. Sulphur 80%WP

500g

1400

C. HERBICIDES

1lit

2334

11. Butachlor 50%EC

12. Paraquat dichloride 24%SL

1lit

2666

13. 2,4-D Sodium Salt 80%WP

500g

1329

D. RODENTICIDES

10g

26751

14. Zinc phosphide 80%

15. Bromadiolone cake 0.005%RB

100g

10766

 

Pest surveillance and monitoring

Sl. No.

Activity

Target

Upto Date Achievement

Remarks

Physical (No.)
Physical (No.)

 

1.

Pest Surveillance and Monitoring under RKVY II
5000 5000

 

 

LIST OF LICENCE ISSUED IN MIZORAM (AS ON JULY 2015)

DISTRICT

LICENSE ISSUED

AIZAWL

10

LUNGLEI

2

MAMIT

1

SERCHHIP

3

KOLASIB

2

LAWNGTLAI

1

CHAMPHAI

2

SAIHA

2



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