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Last Updated: September 05, 2017

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a)    Agro-techniques: 

  • Plantation management
  • Standardization of technology for organic tea cultivation
  • Standardization of technology for organic tea processing
  • Farm mechanization
  • Integrated nutrient management

b)    Plant Protection:

   Integrated pest management (IPM) through:

a)  bio-pesticide management

b) Locating resistance/tolerance in tea strains

c) Cultural practices

B. PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY

  • Standardization of different processing variables like withering, rolling, fermentation and drying for retention of better flavour in Kangra tea
  • Blending of different seasons for uniform quality of Kangra tea during the whole year
  • Designing and fabrication of tea machinery (Roller, roaster, withering trough and drier) for small tea growers
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C. EXTENSION

 

  • Organization of trainings, demonstrations and exposure visits for planters
  • Organization of adaptive trials
  • Extension planting
  • Rejuvenation and replanting in abandoned and neglected tea gardens
  • Popularization of Kangra tea

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