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Combating Congress Grass (Scientific name: Parthenium hysterophorus)
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Combating Congress Grass (Scientific name: Parthenium hysterophorus)

July 28, 2018

By Dr. N.T. Yaduraju, Agriculture Scientist Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Undesirable Parthenium Come rainy season, you find one plant growing luxuriantly along roadsides, playgrounds, vacant sites, parks, drainage ditches, agricultural fields and practically everywhere. With this, we also get to hear the complaints made by the public about its nuisance.  This plant I am…

Tackling parthenium menace needs concerted effort
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Tackling parthenium menace needs concerted effort

July 3, 2017

Sir, I have been reading that many residents have been complaining about the increasing menace of parthenium in parks, vacant sites, roadsides etc.(SOM dated June 19, 24, 25). There have been complaints of increased problems of mosquitoes, rats, rodents and snakes. They have been exhorting the MCC to take action in controlling this menace. Parthenium…

‘Parthenium Park’ behind Kamakshi Hospital
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‘Parthenium Park’ behind Kamakshi Hospital

June 20, 2017

The park behind the compound of Kamakshi Hospital is filled with parthenium plants making it a haven for snakes, rodents and other reptiles posing danger to children who play in the park. Though the restoration works of the park was initiated a year back, it has ceased to progress due to reasons best known to…

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