Mr. Rieks Van Klinken (PhD), a Research Scientist from Australia has joined National Plant Protection Centre as a Plant Protection Advisor under the support of the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) Program. He will be working with NPPC for a year and provide support to strengthen the National Pest information and management […]

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Super Grain bag

On April 22, 2016 By
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The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) in collaboration with the WWF Bhutan organized one-day training on human wildlife Safe System approach of WWF at the NPPC conference hall on 18 April 2016. The training was welcomed by the Offtg. Program Director, Dr. Thinlay and the Chief Agriculture Officer of the Department of Agriculture, Mr. Chimi […]

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Sale of Butachlor

On April 18, 2016 By

National Plant Protection Centre would like to inform to all  District Agriculture Officers (DAOs) & Agriculture Sale Service Representatives (ASSRs) that the supply of Butachlor for this season will commence with immediate effect.

Therefore, all ASSRs are requested to collect Butachlor from NPPC available for sale @ Nu 37/= per Kg (Nu 370 per 10 […]

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Management of Slugs

On April 15, 2016 By



Slugs belong to the large animal group called gastropods that have diversified to colonize most habitats on the planet; from wood­lands to deserts, and from high mountains to the deepest rivers. Slugs can be very damaging pests in moist, shady gardens. They feed on the leaves of many plants, especially seedlings. Later in […]

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Emergency stock of Cypermethrin 10EC at RDC-Wengkhar

The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) would like to inform all the DAOs of the six Eastern Dzongkhags that starting this year we will be temporarily stocking about 200 L of Cypermethrin 10 EC at RNR-RDC-Wengkhar. This is mainly to serve as an emergency stock during […]

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The Dzongkhag Agriculture Officers are requested to collect the Plant Protection Chemicals as per indent 2015 – 2016 placed  from the National Plant Protection Centre, Semtokha at the earliest possible time.

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Dzongkhag Agriculture Officers of Paro, Wangdue, Dagana, Gasa, Trongsa, Punakha, Lhuntse, Pemagastshel and Tsirang.

With weather conditions becoming more favourable for the armyworm outbreaks (prolonged dry periods followed by heavy rainfall),it is very important to carry out regular monitoring of the armyworm particularly in maize fields and paddy nurseries to assist farmers to implement control measures […]

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