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TIRUPPUR: The District Forest Division is planning to distrihowevere animal repellent spray in Udumalaipet To regulate wild boars from attacking the crops. Chatting with TNIE, Assistant Conservator of Forest (Tiruppur Division) K Ganeshram said, “Wild boars have been inflicting good harm to the farmers and crops in Udumalaipet for the previous a quantity of yrs.

In the meantime, we acquired here throughout the pure repellent named ‘Neelbo’ that was extensively used And located efficient in the direction of wild boars in farmlands Inside the Dindigul district. After An in depth research report, we found that the formulation was Produced from pure substances designed to drive away not simply wild boars, however All Sorts of animals from the farmlands.

As a Outcome of the repellent is non-poisonous and non-poisonous and solely chases away the animal from the spot, We now have decided to distrihowevere it to the farmers.” He added that a proposal has been despatched to the State forest department To accumulate the repellent in huge portions. Tamil Nadu Farmers Affiliation (Tiruppur) Vice chairman SR Madhusoodan, who welcomed the transfer, said, “Agriculture is The primary occupation Inside the Udumalaipet taluk in Tiruppur district.

Final yr, farmers held An monumental-scale protest to declare wild boars as vermin Inside the district As a Outcome of it triggered extreme damage to maize and completely different crops. But, the district administration and forest department refused our request. Presently, the officers are advising the utilization of animal repellents to Push again wild boars. We welcome such constructive actions from the forest department in resolving The drawback.”