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JAMMU: A group of progressive orchardists from Reasi visited Advanced Centre of Horticulture Research (ACHR) Udheywala, SKUAST-J for on-farm training programme.
The training progrmame was organised under the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture and ATMA along with HDO Rajinder Sharma. Dr Parshant Bakshi, Head, ACHR interacted with the orchardists and requested them to go for intercropping in their newly planted orchard so as to double their income by growing vegetables and flowers.
Dr Kamlesh Bali narrated the use of environment friendly bio-control agents which promotes growth of plants and provides protection against various pest.
Dr Kiran Kour described about citrus crops and different ways to get good quality fruit. Dr Anil Bhushan discussed about the importance of exotic vegetable. Farmers were also given hands on experience on patch budding, grafting. On-farm demonstration was also given to the farmers about various agricultural practices that improve quality of horticulture crops.
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