Department of Horticulture and
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Niche based evaluation and
recommendation of the different fruit crops and varieties.
Establishment of gene bank of high
Strengthening of existing nursery
raising programme to meet the ever increasing demand of the farmers of
Research on Agroforestry under AICRP on Agroforestry.
Collection, evaluation & large scale multiplication of
a) Toona ciliata ( Tooni) for timber production.
b) Sapindus mukorossi (Ritha) for soapnut production.
Establishment of fruit nurseries at
KVKs as well as research stations of the university.
P.G. Programme/diploma course in
Establishment of community orchards at
Panchayat/ block level.
Replacement of old declining blocks of
different fruits of the department.
Value addition of different
Popularization of potential fruit
crops like Pecan, Kiwi, Strawberry, Apricot and Nectarine etc.
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