89 quality Boro seedbeds set up in Gaibandha

Our Correspondent

13 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

GAIBANDHA: The enthu-siastic farmers here have set up a total of 89 High Quality Seed Production Blocks under supervision of agriculture officers of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) and Seed Certification Authority (SCA).

DAE Office sources said a number of 14 blocks had been set up in Sadar upazila, 11 in Sadullapur, Palashbari and Shaghata upazilas each, 18 in Gobindaganj upazila, 16 in Sundarganj upazila and 08 in Fulchhari upazila in the district for producing high quality of seed of various crops.

The crops include black gram (Mash Kalai), lentil (Mashur dal), mung bean (Mung dal), grasp pea (Kheshari dal), mustard, sesame (Teel), China nut, ginger, turmeric, onion, garlic and chili.

Most of the crops passed the pod formation stage and some are in continuous stage.