ICAR raise awareness on Fall Armyworm

ICAR raise awareness on Fall Armyworm

Farmers along with resource persons during the awareness programme on fall army worm on May 16. (Photo Courtesy: ICAR)

Kohima, May 18 (MExN): ICAR Nagaland Centre organised one day awareness cum Farmer-Scientist interaction on Agricultural Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change on May 16 at Zubza. The programme gave special emphasis on maize Fall Army Worm (Spotoptera frugiperda). Dr. Azeze Seyie and Temjenna Jamir gave a lecture on the Fall Army Worm, symptoms and management aspect of the pest.


A lecture on Horticulture, Animal Science and about GKMS initiations was also conducted. Dr. Azeze, Dr. Talimoa, I Walling, Temjenna Jamir, Dr. Ph Romen were the resource persons. Several questions raised by the farmers were also answered by the experts. A press release informed that the program was attended by 40 farmers.