DBCA Holds Webinar on Prospects of Subtropical fruits

Dr. Gourish Karanjalker
08 Feb 2021
Don Bosco Agro-Ed Complex

PPT presentation at DBCA webinar on prospects of subtropical fruits

To celebrate the International year of Fruits and vegetables, as launched by FAO of United Nations, a webinar on, Prospects of Subtropical fruits was organised by Don Bosco College of Agriculture (DBCA), Sulcorna department of Horticulture of on January 27, 2021.

Resource person Assistant Professor, Dr Jyoti Kanwar, from the College of Horticulture, Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh (RVSKVV), presented on the various aspects of cultivation of guava and grapes. The concept of pruning, training and meadow orcharding was elaborated as important practices of the cultivation of these crops.

In the second session, Dr. Roopa Sowjanya, from Scientist National Research Centre for Pomegranate, enlightened the students with the topic of Pomegranate. She broadly covered the topics such as production, varieties, breeding, processed products and plant protections with a PPT presentation. Highlighting the importance of crop, she described the pomegranate as, the wonderful fruit.

The webinar was coordinated by Asst Professor DBCA, Dr Gourish Karanjalker, Asst Professor DBCA, Dr Rachana Kolambkar, Sulochana Xete Dessai and Shambhu Gaonkar. The webinar was exclusively conducted for the students of agriculture with more than 130 participants attending the event.

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