Excessive pesticide use damaging mango flowers

February 24, 2017 0 Comments

VISAKHAPATNAM: Even though mango orchards in the district are in full bloom, excessive use of fungicides and pesticides by lease holders is proving to be a threat to the flowers.
According to the latest studies provided by the Andhra Pradesh horticulture department, farmers are using more than three times the volume of pesticides required to keep the insects away.