Shekhar Mande, DG-CSIR takes stock of CSIR’s lavender cultivation at Pulwama

Dr Shekhar C Mande, Director General, CSIR and Secretary, DSIR, recently visited the CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine’s (CSIR-IIIM) Branch Lab in Srinagar and the Institute’s Field Station in Pulwama and took stock of the ongoing activities. Interacting with the women self-help groups and ...Read more

Kerala opens Indo-Dutch CoE for vegetables and flowers

An Indo-Dutch Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Vegetables and Flowers was inaugurated on 5th November 2020 in the Wayanad District of Kerala. The Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the CoE in a virtual conclave. Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra...Read more

ICAR organises Annual Floriculture meet at Thrissur

  The Chief Guest, Dr. T. Janakiram, Assistant Director General (Horticulture Science - I), ICAR outlined the ICAR’s initiatives to strengthen the Agriculture and Floriculture in particular and the importance of documentation of technologies’ impact. He also highlighted the impact of Tuberose var...Read more

World Floriculture Market projected to expand at CAGR of 6.38% by 2024

As per the report, growth factors such as well-coordinated supply chain consisting of growers, auctions, traders, logistics service providers and development of virtual freight and logistics network are expected to drive the market growth given the fast deteriorating rate of cut flowers post-harvest. The report ...Read more