Bengal seeks subsidy for bio-fertilizer use

February 2009
Chemical Business;Feb2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p64
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of the West Bengal government in India to replace 20 percent of chemical fertiliser by bio-fertiliser by the end of the 11th Five Year Plan. According to Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Minister Naren Dey, he has written a letter urging for subsidy for the use of biofertilisers. He pointed out the need to enhance crop intensity in order to improve productivity.


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