Farmers have appealed to Chief Minister N Biren to address the problem.
CAU Imphal VC Premjit said that coconut trees can be successfully planted in the state both in the hill and valley.
"If the fertilizers are distributed at the village level through Pradhan or Zilla Parishad in a timely manner, the issues concerning the unavailability of fertilisers can be solved."
The United People’s Front (UPF) stated that the practice of giving a bag of fertilizer to the farmers with farmer cards or farm documents should be dropped immediately.
After the construction of the dam over Ithai Barrage in 1979, around 83, 000 hectares of agricultural land got submerged in water, said a release.