New Delhi: Bad information in the Coronavirus period, now the virus has additionally entered tomatoes.
The country is battling with the Coronavirus. The Central and State Governments are making each effort to beat this epidemic, however there isn’t any seen success.
In such a state of affairs, farmers of Maharashtra have been hit, because of which about 5000 acres of crops have been destroyed.
An unidentified virus is attacking tomato crops in giant components of Maharashtra.
In the districts of Ahmednagar, Pune and Nashik, about 60 per cent of the crop has been decimated in the final 10 days.
According to studies, agriculture college and State authorities officers are finding out the outbreak however the virus stays unidentified.
But farmers throughout Maharashtra are calling this virus ‘Tricolor virus’. Maharashtra farmers declare is ‘Tricolor virus’ damageing to the crop has been intensive.
There is a distinction in the colour and dimension of tomatoes after this virus. Due to this virus, tomatoes are getting roughened and blackened from inside and begin rotting. Due to yellow spots on the tomato, now its cultivation is beneath menace. Farmers are saying that now they might must cease manufacturing of tomatoes for a 12 months.
Talking to the media, an area tomato farmer, Ramesh Vakle stated that now the fields are turning tomatoes yellow. No one is shopping for tomatoes in the market because of their coloration. Already, because of Corona, the products of the farmers weren’t being bought, however now it has began to deteriorate. There are three colours in the tomatoes of the farmers, that are being named because the tricolor virus.
Ajit Navale, General Secretary (Maharashtra) of the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), speaking to on-line BusinessLine stated, “the damage to the crop has been extensive. The plant leaves are drying up and the ripened tomatoes are developing irregular shapes and losing their sap. The crop ready for harvesting has been lost to the viral outbreak.”
In the previous couple of years, the apply of tomato cultivation in Maharashtra has elevated throughout February and April. One acre of tomato cultivation prices about one to 2 lakhs. Tomato vegetation that had been planted in February confirmed tomatoes turning into yellow. Later, their coloration additionally turned white.
According to the knowledge obtained, the ‘tricolor virus’ has been affected on tomatoes in the realm of 5 thousand acres of districts of Ahmednagar, Pune and Nashik.