Organic farmers claim natural pesticide saved paddy from pests

NAGPUR: Amid paddy growers of east Vidarbha reeling under a major pest attack, some of them who have adopted organic farming claim they could prevent losses in their fields using natural pesticides.
They had gathered at a meet organized in the city by Bijotsav an organization promoting organic agriculture. As each of them spoke about their experiences, the farmers from Gondia and Chandrapur districts claimed to have reaped a rich harvest of paddy this year.