Burning of wheat straw results in divergent side effects, experts says

Being the season of harvesting, the farmers are quite busy in collecting the crop. In joist of this, there are farmers who knowing-unknowing set fire to the wheat straws left in the fields after the combining process.

Recalling the burning of straws harmful Agriculture Extension Officer Sanjeev Rai and Fire & Emergency Services Departments’ Fire Station Officer said, “Environment pollution, fire accidents, loss of soil fertility, danger to birds & farmer friend insects, harm to vegetation and some other harms are the major bad effects of straw burning”.

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