Webinar on “Awareness-cum-Training Programme on Mushroom Cultivation” organized

14th August, 2020, Tapi

Webinar on “Awareness-cum-Training Programme on Mushroom Cultivation” organizedThe Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Navsari Agricultural University (NAU), Tapi, Gujarat in association with the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, NAU, Surat and College of Agriculture, NAU, Waghai organized a Webinar on “Awareness-cum-Training Programme on Mushroom Cultivation” today.

The Chief Guest, Dr. K.A. Patel, Director of Extension Education, NAU, Gujarat highlighted the mushroom cultivation’s importance as an income generation source for the tribal farmers.

Dr. J.H. Rathod, Senior Scientist & Head, KVK, Surat, Gujarat urged the farmers for adopting the mushroom cultivation technology to enhance their socio-economic status.

Dr. J.J. Pastagia, Principal, College of Agriculture, NAU, Waghai briefed about the mushroom, its importance, history of mushroom cultivation and different commercial species of mushroom grown in India, etc. Dr. Pastagia accentuated on the great potential of the favorable climate of South Gujarat for mushroom cultivation.

Earlier, in his welcome address, Dr. C.D. Pandya, Senior Scientist & Head, KVK, Tapi, Gujarat briefed about the importance of the programme.

A total of 110 participants participated in the Webinar.

(Source: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Navsari Agricultural University, Tapi, Gujarat)