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ICAR-IIHR Organized Training on Protected Cultivation of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops for Gulbarga farmers

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A three-day special training programme was organized on “Protected Cultivation of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops” for farmers of Gulbarga district of Karnataka sponsored by Department of Horticulture, Government of Karnataka at ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (ICAR-IIHR) from September 28-30, 2015. The objective of the programme was to impart training on Protected Cultivation of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops.


Participants representing five taluks (Chitapur, Sedam, Aland, Chincholi and Jevargi) of Gulbarga district participated in the programme. The participants were imparted training on integrated crop management of selected vegetables and ornamental crops, production of quality planting material for commercial horticulture, protected cultivation of high value vegetable and ornamental crops, handling, packing, storage and processing of horticulture crops, design and fabrication of greenhouse structures/ machineries and market linkage etc. Lecture-cum-discussion, trainers-trainees interface, visit to poly houses, commercial nurseries, experimental and demonstration plots etc., were the modes employed to impart training to the participants.


Dr M Anandaraj chaired the validictory session and distributed certificates


The trainees were very much satisfied with the programme and have learnt many new scientific management practices to implement in farmers field. The average knowledge gain of the participants was 36 per cent from the above training programme. Dr B Balakrishna, Dr T M Reddy and Dr R Venkattakumar organized this programme.


Group Photo of the Participants with Course Coordinators


Updated on 01.10.2015