SKUAST-K holds 44th research committee meet

In the meeting one variety each of kalazeera and fodder oats were identified for release process by university varietal evaluation committee and two varieties of oil seed and one variety spring wheat were also recommended for minikit testing through department of agriculture.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 12 2018 12:46AM | Updated Date: Oct 12 2018 12:46AM
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Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir conducted 44th Research and Extension Advisory Committee  (REAC) meeting for Kashmir and Ladakh

According to a SKUAST-K spokesperson, 44th Research and Extension Advisory Committee (REAC) meeting for Kashmir and Ladakh Zone Rabi-2018 was conducted under the chairmanship of vice chancellor Nazeer Ahmed at the Shalimar campus here.

In the meeting one variety each of kalazeera and fodder oats were identified for release process by university varietal evaluation committee and two varieties of oil seed and one variety spring wheat were also recommended for minikit testing through department of agriculture.

Vice-Chancellor SKUAST-K has shown his concern over the issue of paddy blast, necrotic leaf blotch and sanjosescale in apple, blackening of pear, foot rot in sheep and FMD in cattle and directed scientists to provide immediate control for their management and stressed scientists and extension personnel to give technological and material backup for doubling farmer’s income. 

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