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PAU to impart training in seed production and nursery raising

Posted by Hima Published on Mon, 2017-09-11 16:58

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Mon, 2017-09-11 (All day)
Ludhiana, India
Times of India

PAU to impart training in seed production and nursery raising

A two-day training course on "Hybrid Seed Production and Nursery Growing Techniques of Vegetable Crops" will be conducted at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on April 6 and 7. The course has been designed for horticulture development officers, district extension specialists and scientists of Krishi Vigyan Kendras.

Giving details, P.S. Aulakh, Additional Director of Extension Education, said the experts will inform about the scope of hybrid seed production, nursery raising of vegetable crops, and insect-pest and disease management in vegetables. Besides, the experts will explain about hybrid seed production of brinjal, tomato, pumpkin, muskmelon and chilli, he added. The experts will also dwell upon processing, packaging and marketing of hybrid seeds, he told. Kulbir Singh and Dilbag Singh will be the technical coordinators whereas T.S. Riar and Kulvir Kaur will be the course coordinators.