Agricultural College students explained to the farmers about the coconut tonic used to increase the yield.
Undergraduate final year students at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in Coimbatore are staying in Sultanpet under the Rural Gold Scheme and visiting every village around it. As part of this, they explained to the farmers in Warappatti village the benefits of coconut tonic and the process of using it. Then they said: –
Coconut tonic is used in coconut trees as a crop booster. This tonic is also used to reduce the main problems that can reduce the yield of coconut trees such as blight and scab infestation. This tonic has growth stimulants and is good for dry seasons.
The use of this tonic improves the quality of the pods and increases the yield by 10 to 40 percent. 2 feet 10 cm from the coconut tree. Deep pink root should be selected. Then coconut tonic should be infused at the rate of 200 ml per tree 2 times at 6 month intervals. Thereby protecting the coconut from disease attack and increasing the yield. Thus they said.
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