Lucknow: Agricultural scientists emphasize the economic condition of farmers
of horticultural crops can improve in a better way.
In view of the declining level of ground water, agricultural scientists have
emphasized on the production of high productivity crops, especially horticultural
crops in low irrigation, so that farmers can earn a good income and save water and reduce agricultural costs.
A two-day seminar organized by the Central Institute of Horticulture (CISH)
Rehman Khera Lucknow and Horticulture Department on the subject of
‘Per Road More Crop’ from tomorrow, the Agricultural Scientists on
organic agriculture, plantation, mushroom production, floriculture
and Special emphasis was laid on the cultivation of vegetables.
Dr. Dinesh Singh, Principal Scientist, Central Horticultural Institute,
said the constant level of water in the land, its impact on farming,
and the protection of water from drip irrigation, its good effect on crop,
the use of drop in farming and more and quality crops.
Explained in detail the advantages of production. Dr. A. R. Ram stressed the need
for organic farming of crops in view of the ill effects of chemical fertilizers
and said that farmers should be aware of this.
Dr. Ram threw light on the topic of nutrition of crops, management of crop pests
and medicines. Dr. K. K. Shrivastava gave information on the intensive horticulture of fruit crops.
Agricultural scientists said accumulation of water is also possible
Dr. PK Shukla gave information about the technique of mushroom production,
its contribution in increasing the income of farmers and the benefits of nutrition.
Farmers can get training and support for mushroom cultivation from
where they were informed.
Dr. SR Singh gave information on how to cultivate vegetables and flowers
in poly houses and green houses, and how to increase the income of
farmers by cultivating vegetables in opposite seasons.
Principal Scientist of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dr. A.K. Dubey informed
farmers about the work, guidance and various topics being done by
their institute for farmers.
He said that Krishi Vigyan Kendra is training farmers for vegetable cultivation as well as horticulture and mushroom production.
District Horticulture Officers Lucknow, Hardei, Unnao, Rae Bareli and Sitapur also participated in the event.