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Summer protection measures of rubber - contact Board call centre
Kottayam, 16 January 2017
Rubber growers can contact the Board Call Centre on 18 January 2017, from 10 am to 01 pm, to know more about summer protection measures to be adopted in rubber plantations. Dr. Sherine George, Scientist, Rubber Research Institute of India will answer the queries. Call centre number is 0481 – 2576622.
It is predicted that this summer may be severe. Reduction in soil moisture content will affect the yield and growth of rubber plants. Therefore, summer protection measures are to be adopted for rubber plants right from nursery stage.
The Call Centre service of the Board is available from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm on all working days. Information about the services of the Board and also technical advice regarding cultivation, production, processing etc. of rubber can be regularly sought from this Centre which is functioning at Rubber Board Head Office, Kottayam.