Crops suffer a lot in cold weather. Potato, gram, papaya, bottle gourd, pumpkin, beans, peas, etc. suffer more due to cold. Apart from this, due to excessive cold, the yield of Rabi crops like wheat, mustard etc. also decreases. Farmers in extreme cold regions can save their crops by adopting the measures given here.
Irrigation: Irrigate the field in sufficient quantity. Irrigation retains heat in the soil and does not reduce the temperature of the soil.
Smoke: In the evening, smoke grass by burning grass, garbage, dry leaves, etc. in the direction of the wind. This can increase the temperature.
Barrier: Tie sackcloth, plastic or green net in the north direction of the field. This can prevent cold winds.
Spray with 1 ml sulfuric acid per liter of water.
Apart from this, spray 0.1 percent solution of sulfuric acid. Its effect lasts for 15 days.
Weeding: In solid soil, the effect of cold is not much. Therefore, avoid weeding and hoeing during winter.
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The things mentioned in this post will prove to be effective in saving crops in the cold season. If you found this information necessary, then like this post. Also share it with other farmers. So that more and more farmers can save their crops from the cold. Ask us your questions related to this through comments.
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