Andhra’s Pesticide-Free Farming: An Inconclusive Experiment

by Priyanka Pulla http://forbesindia.com/article/real-issue/andhras-pesticidefree-farming-an-inconclusive-experiment/38018/0 The Andhra government’s department of rural development has implemented pesticide free farming on 30 lakh acres. But agricultural scientists say their methods are unproven and not as effective as claimed Image: Photographs by Harsha Vadlamani for Forbes India Fatima Begum at a non-pesticidal management farm in Andhra Pradesh’s Medak district   Fatima […]

Sustaining Agriculture-Based Livelihoods: Experiences with non-pesticidal management in Andhra Pradesh

G.V. Ramanjaneyulu and V. Rukmini Rao argue that the Indian agrarian crisis is due to lopsided policies in technology and support to farmers, faulty regulatory and market systems. Experiences with scaling up an ecological model of pest management in agriculture in Andhra Pradesh provide an important breakthrough in promoting sustainable models in agriculture. Keywords: pesticides, […]

NPM learning from Experiences

Non Pesticidal Management Learning from Experiences Peer reviewed article in Book ‘Integrated Pest Management-Innovation Development Process edited by Rajendir Peshin and Ashok Dhawan Published by Springers