ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur organized two-day Workshop-cum-Meeting on ‘Weed management in Conservation Agriculture’ during 11-12 September, 2018.
Dr. S.K. Chaudhari, ADG (Soil & Water Management), NRM division, New Delhi, in his inaugural address, said Madhya Pradesh has greater scope for the conservation agriculture which may be helpful to save the resources and environment in future.
Dr. A.K. Patra, ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal stressed upon the need of weed management in conservation agriculture and hoped that this workshop will help in finding the solution of the problems related to weed management in conservation agriculture.
Dr. A.K. Biswas, LCPC, CRP on CA, ICAR-IISS, Bhopal briefed about the objectives of the workshop-cum-meeting and urged that this workshop should be more interactive for finding the weed management options in different cropping systems under CA.
Dr. P.K. Singh, Director, ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur informed the participants about the work carried out by Directorate in nearby districts of the Jabalpur and in 16 states through centres of AICRP-WM located at different State Agricultural Universities.
During the inaugural session, 3 publications of the Directorate were also released by the dignitaries.
The workshop was attended by scientists of ICAR institutes.
(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur)