Leaders of YSR Congress Party farmer’s wing have appealed to the scientists of Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA) and Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) to assess the crop loss due to cyclone Nilam in the State.

In a statement here on Thursday, party farmers’ wing State leader M.V.S. Nagireddy said that paddy crop was damaged in some lakhs of acres in East and West Godavari, Krishna, Visakhapatnam and Guntur districts.