Asia, India, China, Russia, Production/Agronomy

Farmers in India try liquor sprays to boost potato crop yield; replace pesticides

Driven by popular belief that it is a practice that works, farmers in Uttar Pradesh state in India are reportedly spraying their crops with liquor - mainly potatoes and sugarcane. They pour liquor in their spraying machines, mix it with water and spray it on the crop – which they believe increases the size of the potato considerably and matures[Read More...]

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