ICAR-CISH training for students on subtropical fruits ends

A training programme on the cultivation of subtropical fruits was organized at CISH from June 12 to July 3 (Monday). As many as 12 students from Nagaland, Orissa and MP participated in the training programme on production technology of subtropical fruit crops. Participants were made aware of new high yielding varieties, high-density planting, integrated nutrient and water management, pest and disease management. During the training program, the students were exposed to nursery management of fruit crops as well as tissue culture. Hands-on training of grafting, budding, pruning and other techniques used in orchards and nursery management were also demonstrated. The participants were exposed to various modern equipment required for research in the field of horticulture, biotechnology and other related subjects. The students had practical exposure to various techniques to which they had not been exposed so far. Exposure to the post Harris division was one of the interesting parts of the training. The students also learned how to manage polyhouse and shade net houses. The training included with strawberry cultivation under subtropics.