Growers can contact Call Centre of Rubber Board, India, to get advice on diseases affected in rubber during rainy season and its control measures. Dr. Shaji Philip, Principal Scientist, Rubber Research Institute of India, will answer the questions in this regard on June 12, 2019 from 10 am to 1 pm. The Call Centre number is 0481 – 2576622.
Growers can also use the service of WhatsApp (9496333117) and Rubber Clinic for identifying pests and diseases of rubber.
Knowhow about the diseases and its control measures are essential to check the spread of diseases.Information about the services of the Board and also technical advice regarding cultivation, production, processing, etc. of rubber can be regularly sought from the Call Centre functioning at its Head Office.
The service is available from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm on all working days, says the Rubber Board in a Press release.