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Full text of "Government Gazette Of Uttar Pradesh"

UTTAR PRADESH GAZETTE, JUNE 25, 1955

V1IT

Monthly Agricultural Report of Uttar Pradesh for
the Month of April, 1955

7—tieason

During the first and third weeks of the month
under report, there was no rain throughout the State.
During the second and fourth weeks, there were light
and sporadic showers in about une-third of the dist-
ricts ,ind no iMin in the rest. The total rainfall for
the month was in rlofect of the normal in almost all
the districts of the State except a few where it was in
racers Bains during the month were accompanied
by hailstorm in the districts of fclaharanpnr. Eijnor,
Aligavh, Mathnra. Mainpuri, Etah and Allahabad,
but no appreciable damage was caused to the stand-
ing crops.

// —Agricultural Operations

Preparation of Jancl for, and sowing of, the sugur-
trane and -aid crops was almost over Preparation of
land for the next kharif crops was m progress in .some
districts. Harvesting of rabi crops was practically
over, but threshing and winnowing of the harvested
produce continued. The standing sugarcane and
said crops were irrigated in a large number of districts.
Crushing of sugarcane, and its supply to the mills was
atill continuing in some districts.

///—Standing Crops

IV—Prospects of Harvest

The condition of the .standing sugarcane and zaid
crops was reported to be generally satisfactory.
In the annexed statement are given the anna-con-
ditions of important rabi crops, as reported by the
District Officers.

V—Damage to crops

Slight localized damage to rabi crops by hailstorm
was reported from a few districts.

According to the reports received for the month
Irom the Entomologist to Government Uttar Pradesh
held rats caused some localized damage to the sugar-'
('.me .wheat and barley crop* ft, rie,veral districts.
Attack of pynlla on the sugarcane crop was also re-
ported from a few districts. Control measures aga-
inst field rats and pyrilla were undertaken by the
Plant Protection Service, Uttar Pradesh.

^—Agricultural titock

The condition of the livestock was on the whole
satisfactory although cattle diseases have, as usual
been reported from a number of districts. The figures
for the number of seizures, deaths and mortality from
infectious cattle diseases during this and the prece-
ding months are presented in table given below which
has been prepared from the data furnished by the

SS27 V^S Hllsbandrr ^d Fisheries, Uttar
Pradesh. It would appear from this table that the

were T^J±TS fd death8 durinS *« *°nth
tb*l£JLd£f m rt 8 6S reMP6otively * those in
frLP?Tn T ? h c?lmn« mortality to decline

fell from 87 to 43. In the case of Haemorrhagic Sep-
ticaemia, there was a decline of 35" 4- per cent m the
number of seizures and of 26"5 per cent m the number
of deaths resulting in a rise in mortality from 87 tn
99. As for Blaokquarler, the number of .seizures
and deaths were 2-3 and :!•] times respectively of
those in the preceding month whilst moitality fell
from JOO to 93 The number of seizures and deaths
from Rinderpest were 2-fi and 2-3 times respectively
of those in the previous month, but the mortality
declined from (50 to 52. As regards .Foot and Mouth
disease, whilst the number of weizures were 2'9 t]Trn,s
of those m the preceding month, the number of deaths
were 24 againat 29 in the previous month, which ]e-
sulted in a decline in mortality from (Hi7 to ()•][],
There were 110 cases of seizures or deaths from Other
Diseases during this month as against 70 canes of
seizures and .10 cases of deaths during the pre ceding
month.

TABLJB—Number of seizures,   deaths  and mortality
from infectious cattle diseases   during the months of
March   and   April,   1955

Seizures         Deaths           Mortality

March April Muroh   April March April

234567

Anilirn-x
	16
	115
	14
	50
	87
	43

Hfiom. Sept.
	..      130
	84
	113
	S3
	87
	99

Blackquartor
	20
	45
	20
	42
	100
	93

Riiulerpeni
	151
	394
	90
	203
	(if)
	,12

Foot and Mouth
	.. 4,298
	12,321
	29
	M
	0-67
	0-19

Other DisBftsea
	70
	
	50
	
	71
	

Total

. 4,686 12,959      316      402

Mortality   =

Number of deaths
Number of seizures

VII—Pasturage and Fodder

Pasturage and fodder were reported to be generally
adequate in almost all the districts of the State except
a few from where scarcity of pasturage was reported.

VIH—Health and Labour in Eural Arms

The health of the labouring population engaged
in agriculture in rural areas was reported to be generally
satisfactory.