Mineral nutritional deficiencies and imbalances are emerging as major threats now-a-days in the Indian banana
production scenario. Lack of awareness among the farmers about the importance of balanced fertilization has led
to indiscriminate application of certain nutrients which has caused deficiency of micronutrients. Banana Shakti"
from ICAR- National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB) corrects the micronutrient deficiency and increases the
‘use efficiency’ of primary and secondary macronutrients in banana crop, thereby increases the productivity by
15 - 20% and enhances the quality. By using Banana Shakti, an additional net profit up to Rs. one lakh per
hectare could be accrued.
Read more about the technology: 5-banana-sakthi.pdf (icar.gov.in)