Dir Horticulture tours Bandipora, visits high density orchards

 Srinagar November 26 (KNS):  Director Horticulture Kashmir, Mr. G.R. Mir (JKAS) today toured district Bandipora, where he visited various High-density orchards raised with the assistance of the Horticulture Department.

During the visit he was accompanied by Chief Horticulture Officer Bandipora, Horticulture Development Officer, Sumbal and other field functionaries.

At the outset of the tour, Director Horticulture visited Apple High-Density orchards at Shilwat and Wangipora Sumbal and appreciated the hard work of the orchardists. He assured them of providing further assistance as admissible under different departmental schemes. He gave on spot instruction to the field functionaries to provide technical knowhow to the orchardists regarding different high-density orchard management practices.
Later, Director Horticulture inspected Fruit Plant Nursey Asham, Sumbal where he took stock of various developmental activities being carried out.
He instructed the staff to speed up the pruning, hoeing and other nursery operations in the nursery and focus on orchard sanitation & production of quality planting material. He instructed the staff to develop the nursery on modern lines so that the quality planting material is produced with the special focus on production of High-Density planting material of various fruit crops. Speaking on the occasion he emphasized on the need of getting all the public as well as private nurseries accredited with National Horticulture Board (NHB). (KNS) 

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