Telangana

KRIBHCO’s neem-coated urea available

It is 10 to 15 p.c. more efficient than conventional urea

A day after the Centre lifted the 35 per cent cap on production of neem-coated urea, the country’s premier fertilizer-producing co-operative, Krishak Bharati Co-operative Ltd., is set to launch this product in Bengaluru on Friday.

KRIBHCO State Marketing Manager H.E. Mariswamy told The Hindu that the product — KRIBHCO neem-coated urea — will be launched by Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar in the presence of Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh at the University of Agricultural Sciences-Bengaluru.

Explaining the advantages of eco-friendly urea, Professor C.A. Srinivasamurthy of the UAS-B’s Soil Sciences and Agriculture Chemistry, said this product is 10 to 15 per cent more efficient .

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