Hydroponics procedure appropriate for hills: Farm varsity V-C

Vice-chancellor of Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University (HPAU) Prof HK Chaudhary said hydroponics, the strategy to improve vegetation in nutrient-wealthy h2o, was suited for hills

Vice-chancellor of Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University (HPAU) Prof HK Chaudhary stated hydroponics, the approach to develop plants in nutrient-prosperous drinking water, was ideal for hills and will enable raise the money of the small farmers in states like Himachal.

He was speaking in the course of a media visit to the hydroponic unit in the study farm of the Office of Vegetable Science and Floriculture.

He appreciated the head of the department DR Chaudhary and the Scientist in-charge for their function of secured cultivation for the operate in hydroponics.

The hydroponics technologies is beneficial in hill agriculture exactly where land holdings are modest, matches effectively for landless farmers and where soil fertility is very poor as very well as rainfed regions, he reported.

Prof Chaudhary mentioned that hydroponics also referred to as white colour agriculture is also surroundings welcoming.

He suggested that the division really should come up with farmer-welcoming hydroponic technologies with the use of bamboo. He explained that the university was organising education for farmers to popularise the procedure.

He also informed that initiatives really worth 20 crore ended up in operation in the department, including the National Agriculture Bigger Instruction Challenge of the Indian Council of Agricultural Investigation.

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