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Dal Lake lessons may help Sukhna get rid of weed menace

03 October 2011

It appears that the UT Administration’s plan to make the Sukhna Lake weed free has disaster written all over it. Efforts made in the last few years bear testimony to this.

From manual de-weeding to introduction of Grass Carp fish, the initiatives have been futile so far. It’s been years since  the plan to restore the lake to its pristine beauty was launched, yet higher authorities continue to struggle with the menace of growing weeds.

A recent study about weeds from the National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) at Lucknow also remains ineffectual. The only succor that the study brought out was the types of weeds that the NBRI identified during their survey. Thanks to the study, the Administration now knows what it is dealing with….

Read more: http://www.dailypioneer.com/nation/10745-dal-lake-lessons-may-help-sukhna-get-rid-of-weed-menace.html

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Written by csirindia

October 3, 2011 at 9:38 pm

Posted in NBRI

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