Jabalpur, 8 February 2017.
Dr Panjab Singh (President, NAAS) and Padma Bhushan Dr R.B. Singh (Ex President, NAAS) visited the infrastructure, research farm, and interacted with the personnel of Directorate of Weed Research (DWR).
Dr Panjab Singh desired translation of the innovative technologies on the farmers’ fields. He suggested to raise the status of the Directorate to a full-fledged Institute.
Dr R. B. Singh mentioned ‘conserve and grow’ and ‘small is always beautiful’. Dr Singh focused on conservation agriculture, and advised collaborative research in the field of weed genomics. Dr Singh appreciated the research work in conservation agriculture, herbicide residues, climate change and transfer of technology.
Dr A.R. Sharma (Director, DWR ) highlighted achievements and major initiatives taken to strengthen the research and improving the visibility of the Directorate of Weed Science Research.
(Courtesy: English Editorial Unit)