Representatives of the Federal State Budgetary Institution "Rosselkhoztsentr" informed the participants of the IX International Conference "Pesticides-2019" about the phytosanitary situation in Russia in 2019. According to the organization, during the reporting period, 91 million hectares were treated, including 24 million hectares of pests, 18,7 million hectares of diseases, 46,5 million hectares of weeds.
The Federal State Budgetary Institution Rosselkhoztsentr annually produces more than 650 tons of biological products, over 7 billion individuals of entomophages, carries out phytoexamination of about 6,9 million tons of seeds. As part of the state assignment, monitoring of the phytosanitary state of crops in Russia is carried out on an area of more than 102 million hectares in relation to 219 types of diseases, more than 465 types of pests and over 434 types of weeds. Sowings of all types of crops are monitored - cereals and legumes, industrial, perennial grasses, planting of potatoes and vegetables, fruit and berry plants, ”the press service said.
Specialists of the institution carried out phyto-examination of 3,9 million tons of seeds and analyzed more than 468,95 thousand tons of seed potatoes. According to the information collected by the branches of the institution, in Russia, seed dressing on farms in the first half of 2019 was carried out in the amount of 3,998 million tons, potato tubers 507 thousand tons. In addition, at the beginning of September 2019, 10,7 million hectares were examined in Russia for locust detection, 1,3 million hectares were settled, 367 thousand hectares were treated against the pest. 315,5 thousand ha were populated by the meadow moth, 85,8 thousand ha were treated against pests.
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