Training Programme on “Mechanized Weed Management” organized

1 - 3 November, 2021, Jabalpur

The ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh organized a Virtual Training Programme on “Mechanized Weed Management in different Field Crops” from 1st to 3rd November, 2021.

Training Programme on “Mechanized Weed Management” organized

In his inaugural address, Dr. S. Bhaskar, ADG (Agronomy, Agroforestry & Climate Change), ICAR outlined the importance of weed management in agriculture and aquatic bodies. The need for mechanization in weed management in the organic agriculture, horticulture & plantation crops and aquatic system was also stressed by Dr. Bhaskar.

Dr. J.S. Mishra, Director, ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur briefed about the current issues with herbicide use and the recent advances made in the mechanized weed management including herbicide spraying techniques.

A total of 134 participants participated in the training programme.

(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh)