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Call for using bio-pesticides to produce safe food

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Health Desk-10 March, 2019: Aiming to produce safe food, specialist on Friday urged the farmers to use bio-pesticides at a field day in Jamalpur.

Chief Scientific Officer of Entomology Department at Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) Dr Debasish Sarker said, “Bio-pesticides need to be used to produce safe food as 25 bio-pesticides already got registration”.

He came up with the remarks at the field day arranged by BARI, Jamalpur at Barar Char village in Shreebardi Upazila in the district on Friday, reports BSS.

Chief Scientific Officer, BARI, Jamalpur, Dr Md Tariqul Islam presided over the function while Principal Scientific Officer of entomology division, BARI, Gazipur, Dr Nirmal Kumar Datta, Principal Scientific Officer of plant breeding division, BARI, Jamalpur, Dr Md Manjurul Kadir and its Principal Scientific Officer of entomology division Dr Md Abdul Mannan and Upazila Agriculture Officer, Shreebordi, Md Nazmul Hassan, among others, spoke.