11-13 April 2018, Lucknow
Quinquenial Review Team meeting of AICRP -Fruits was held during April 11-13, 2018 at ICAR-Central Institute of Sub Tropical Horticulture, Lucknow. The objective of the meeting was to testing and recommending of location and need based technology depending on agro-climatic conditions. Meeting held under the Chairmanship of Padmashri Dr. K.L. Chadha.
Dr. S. Rajan, Director, ICAR-CISH Lucknow briefed about recent achievements of AICRP.
Dr. P. Patil, Project Coordinator ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru submitted the AICRP Report in detail.
Progress made in 80 experiments of mango, guava and litchi were discussed in the meeting.
Experts had interactions with progressive farmers associated with cultivation of mango, guava, litchi and other fruits. Farmers expressed concern for low price of Dashehari, insect, pest and disease of guava, and mango etc.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Sub Tropical Horticulture, Lucknow)