‘Pesticide-free’ poly-houses are catching on

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This 24-year-old farmer shows that is possible to grow broccoli in poly-houses without pesticides. Using biotechnology, he increases yield and dropped costs of cultivation.

Farmer Raju at his poly-house where broccoli is grown without pesticides in Doddaballapur taluk; (right) broccoli crop is selling like hot cakes.B.S. Satish Kumar : At a time when all things “organic” is the buzzword, poly-houses are becoming a cause for concern due to high pesticide residues in the […]

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