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KVK, Reasi organises five days sponsored programme on advance horticulture (30 Sep 2014)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Reasi of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology -Jammu organized five days sponsored training programme on advance horticulture in collaboration with the Department of Horticulture, Udhampur at KVK, Reasi campus under MIDH scheme. 29 orchadists from different blocks of Udhampur district participated in the programme along with Horticulture Department Officer and technicians.
Dr.Banarsi Lal SMS, inaugurated the programme. While addressing the farmers he said that they should grow horticultural crops for commercial purpose and motivated the farmers for the entrepreneurship development in horticultural crops. He further narrated about the high yielding varieties of both the temperate and subtropical fruit plants. He gave detail view for the scientific methods for planting the horticultural plants
Dr.Sanjay Kaushal SMS narrated the practices involved in planting the horticultural plants and told the farmers that they can generate employment by growing the horticultural crops. Dr.Shahid Ahamad, PC gave details about the preventive measures of plant diseases for the horticultural crops. He recommended some chemicals for controlling the plant diseases. Dr.Mandeep Singh Azad, SMS suggested the farmers that they should use animal rotten FYM/vermicompost for the horticultural plants and also emphasised on organic horticulture. Sh.Lalit Upadhaya SMS gave a detail view for the site selection and layout of orchards. Sh. Jagdish Kumar, Computer Programme elaborated the use of ICTs for the orchardists. Programme was assisted by S. Satbir Singh, Sh. Manohar Lal, Sh.Ashok Kumar, Sh.Sanjay Kumar and Sh. Mohd. Iqbal. Programme was concluded by vote of thanks by Dr.Banarsi Lal. Programme was co-ordinated by Chief Horticulture Officer Udhampur, Sh.C.L.Sharma and programme Co-ordinator, KVK, Reasi Dr.Shahid Ahamad.