There will be no rainfall from January 18 to 22 in Mysuru district. The day temperature is expected to be 29-30°C and night temperature is expected to be 14-15°C. The relative humidity in the morning hours is expected to be 80-93 per cent and afternoon relative humidity is expected to be in the range 22 to 54 per cent. Wind speed expected to be 8-11 km/hour.
TIPS FOR FARMERS
Spray water soluble sulphur at 5 g/litre of water or spray a mixture of neem oil (20 ml) + garlic solution (20 g) + soap powder solution (5 g) per litre of water to the coconut flower and fruit bunch.
Due to high humidity, low temperature and fog during morning hours, incidence of powdery mildew was noticed in
mango orchard, hence farmers are advised to take up spray with 4 per cent wettable sulphur in one litre of water
Hopper and Thrips menace are also noticed in some of the orchard. To mange this sprays 3.3 ml Imidocloprid per 10 litre of water or 5.0 ml per 15 litre of water.
Weather forecast for the next five days (From January 18 to 22, 2017)
|Max. Temp (°C)||29||29||29||30||30|
|Sky condition (Octas)||1||1||5||4||4|
|Relative humidity (%) 0830 hours||80||88||90||83||93|
|Relative humidity (%) 1730 hours||33||22||35||42||54|
|Wind Speed (kmph)||8||9||8||10||11|