Citizen Journalist Report by Lone Saju
The apple farmers across valley have started spraying tree oil to their orchards. An apple orchard gets more than 9 sprays in a year which includes tree oil, insecticides, pesticides & fungicides and the process continues till apple picking begins.
because during the past winters the valley received very little snow which is quite dangerous for the apple business. The early budding of fruits is not a good sign.
Experts, however, maintain a different line of though. They say that there is no need to worry as warm temperatures may bring only early flowering stage in apple & other fruits. Also, warm weather will decrease the chances of scab & other fungal diseases.