Nitish congratulates farmers for world record

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 18:05

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Wednesday congratulated two farmers of his native Nalanda district
for producing a world-record potato of 729 quintal per hectare
by using bio-fertilizers.

Two farmers in Darveshpura village have set a world
record by producing 729 quintal potato per hectare this season
by using bio-fertizers to beat the previous world record of
535 quintal per hectare by a farmer in Holland, Kumar told the
assembly.

Earlier this year, some farmers of the same village
had produced a world-record paddy at 224 quintal per hectare
through Srividhi technique.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 18:05

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