Horticulture Deptt organizes awareness camp

SRINAGAR: A daylong awareness camp was organized by the Horticulture Department today at Horticulture Complex Rajbagh Srinagar.

All the Horticulture Development Officers of Kashmir Province participated in the training programme. The objective of this training programme was to acquaint officers of the department working at ground level to shift for intensive crop cultivation.

Mr. Antooni Andela a Dutch expert on fruit cultivation was the resource person in the training programme. 

Mr. Antooni gave his presentation on cultivation of Fruit Crops on modern lines particularly to that of European style. The trainees were given demonstration on pruninsg techniques. Latest Budding/Grafting techniques for laying foundation for the development of a healthy planting material, knip tree formation was demonstrated step by step for developing a well feathered tree. The interventions addressed during the training programme were aimed at adopting intensive cultivation of fruit crops for enhancing productivity level at par with that of advanced countries in order to harness the potential of Agro climatic situations.

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