Senior Professor of Crop Science, of the School of Agriculture of the College of Peradeniya Buddhi Marambe says the 30,000MT of potassium chloride fertiliser imported to Sri Lanka to be distributed to farmers for the upcoming Maha season isn’t an natural fertiliser.
Nonetheless, Prof. Marambe mentioned the inventory of fertiliser that has been imported is enough for the farming neighborhood.
Prof. Marambe talking at a media briefing in Kandy mentioned the hassle is to make sure that farmers have enough shares of fertiliser for harvesting.
Nonetheless, he famous that the federal government via no matter means has imported a potassium chemical fertiliser and recommended the transfer as it is going to be used for paddy cultivation.
Prof. Marambe mentioned a sure share of potassium is required for paddy cultivation.
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