Kerala should become a fully organic state, says C Radhakrishnan
Peechi: Eminent writer C Radhakrishnan on Saturday expressed confidence that Keralites can turn their state into a completely organic one.
Speaking at a seminar at the 37th Kedaram agriculture workshop being held at Kerala Forest Research Institute here, Radhakrishnan said that Green Revolution was the cause of people facing the bad effects of uncontrolled use of chemical fertilizers.
"Fertilizers are abundant even in the dung and urine of domestic animals. Due to commercial attitude, vegetables are treated with toxic substances," he said.
Agricultural university professors Dr K E Usha, Dr P Indira, state co-ordinator of organic farming cell K K Chandran, Dr Sabin George, Dr N N Shashi, Dr Mani Chellappan Avinisseri, M R Sajayakumar and Farm Information Bureau principal information officer Suresh Muthukulam spoke at the seminar.