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Awareness cum Training programme on Provisions of Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmer’s Right Act 2001

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One day awareness cum training programme on “Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmer’s Right Act” on 13th FEBRUARY 2013 at Krishi Vignana Kendra, Hirehalli of Indian Institute of Horticultural Research between 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM. This programme is aimed to create awareness among the Farmers regarding Conservation, Protection and Registration of plant varieties by individuals or groups. The programme is as follows

 

Technical session-I

S. No

Topic

Speaker

Time

1

PPV&FRA Act and farmer’s rights.

Dr.R.S.Kulakarni, Professor, Department of GPB, UAS, GKVK.

10.30-11.00 AM

2

Plant variety protection, US testing- Experiences with millets.

Dr.A.Seetharam, Ex coordinator Millets, UAS, GKVK.

11.00-11.30 AM

3

Geographical indication in Horticultural crops.

Dr.  K.Ramakrishnappa, Executive director, Karnataka Horticulture Development Agency.

11.30-12.00 Noon

4

Plant variety protection, DUS testing-Experience in coconut and areca nut.

Dr. Ananda, Head, CPCRI station, vittala.

12.00-12.30 PM

5

Discussion

 

12.30-1.00 PM

 

Lunch Break

1.00 to 2.00 pm

 

 

Technical  session-II

 

 

6

Registration and protection of plant varieties –filing application and procedures.

Dr. Somasekhar, SMS (Plant breeding) KVK, Hirehalli.

2.00-2.15 PM

7

Plant variety protection, DUS testing   in Medicinal plants.

Dr. D.H. Sukanya, Principal Scientist, Division of Medicinal Crops, IIHR, Bangalore.

2.15- 2.30 PM

8

Plant variety protection, DUS testing   in  Vegetables ( overview and emphasis Brinjal and Tomato)

Dr. A.T.Sadashiva, Principal Scientist &HOD, Division of Vegetable Crops, IIHR, Bangalore.

2.30 -2.45 PM

9

Plant variety protection, DUS testing   in  fruits ( overview and emphasis Mango)

Dr. M. R.Dinesh, Principal Scientist, Division of fruit Crops, IIHR, Bangalore.

2.45- 3.00 PM

10

Plant variety protection, DUS testing   in French bean and peas.

Dr. T.S.Aghora /Dr. N. Mohan, Principal Scientist, Division of Fruit Crops, IIHR, Bangalore.

3.15-3.30 PM

11

Plant variety protection, DUS testing   in ornamental crops            ( overview and emphasis Rose, Chrysanthimum,).

Dr. Tejaswini, Principal Scientist , Division of Ornamental crops , IIHR , Bangalore

3.30-3.15PM

12

Discussion

3.30-4.00 PM

13

Vote of thanks                                                                                           

Dr. T. Vasantha Kumar

 

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 18:45