Posts by: Sonam Dorji

Lady Bugs of Bhutan

On June 29, 2017 By

Lady bugs of Bhutan: Understudied biodiversity group in Bhutan

The study was carried  by the National Biodiversity Centre, Thimphu, College of Natural Resources – Lobesa, National Plant Protection Centre, Semtokha & Naturalis, The Netherlands.

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The National Plant Protection Centre invites sealed bid from the authorized dealers of Agrochemical for the supply of Herbicides (Ethoxysulfuron 15% WDG). The bid documents can be downloaded from links given low from 16th till 26th May 2016. The date of submission of tender documents is on 26th May 2017 before 1:00 PM and will […]

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Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Forests officially launching the Pests of Bhutan website and database[/caption]The Pests of Bhutan website and National Plant Pest Database was launched on 12th May 2017. The launch ceremony was graced by Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture and Forests. It hoped that it will help support the agricultural industry in Bhutan […]

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Notification

On March 27, 2017 By

General notification on Import and Distribution of Agricultural Inputs (Fertilizers, Chemicals and Bio-products)

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Armyworm Reminder_2017

On March 17, 2017 By

All extension officials and farmers are advised to carry out regular monitoring of the armyworm particularly in paddy nurseries and maize fields to implement control measures on time.

Why is it a problem?

Armyworms can cause heavy losses to rice nurseries, with caterpillars destroying seedlings. They also attack rice and maize fields and, to a […]

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The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC), Semtokha would like to invite sealed quotation from the authorized transporter for transportation of Butachlor 5G from Semtokha and Phuntsholing Stores to base store of ASSR/Dzongkhag head quarters/Gewog Centers.
The tender document can be downloaded from link given below for free from 13/3/2017 till 27/3/2017. Date of submission […]

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The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC), Semtokha would like to invite sealed quotation from the authorized dealers of Agrochemical for the supply of Butachlor 5G.
The tender document can be downloaded from link given below for free from 10/3/2017 till 27/3/2017. Date of submission of tender document is on 27/3/2017 at 1:00 PM

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In Bhutan, insect pests cause serious post harvest losses during storage. Field trials, implemented by NPPC in 2014, using super bags have shown excellent results in reducing storage losses due to storage insects and in maintaining the grain quality for extended periods. The following success story of super grain bag is complied by Extension Officer […]

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The Safe System approach of WWF, which is holistic and long-term, seeks to address the current shortcomings of HWC in Bhutan. The approach intends to create safe environment for both people and their assets and wildlife and their habitats in a landscape for their harmonious co-existence. The approach was piloted in nine Gewogs in four […]

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The National Plant Protection Centre is pleased to announce the new updated price list of Plant protection chemical  for the financial year of  2015-16 & 2016-17 for kind information . Click on the following for detail information;

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