A free one-day training programme on ‘Integrated nutrient management in cucurbitaceous vegetable cultivation’ will be held at the Krishi Vigyan Kendra on the Veterinary College and Research Institute premises on Mohanur Road on June 21.
A press release from N. Akila, Senior Scientist and Head, said that the training would deal with the types of cucurbitaceous vegetables including cucumber, bottle gourd, bitter gourd, sponge gourd, snake gourd, ash gourd, pumpkin and squash. The training would focus on insecticide resistance and management, rectification of nutritional deficiencies, weed and pest management and irrigation methods. Farmers, members of self-help groups, youth and interested persons can participate in the training programme.
For registration, one can visit the KVK in person or register through phone: 04286-266345 and 266650 by June 20.
Source : The Hindu