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Date: 26.09.2023 & 27.09.2023
Time of training: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Last date of receipt of application: 25.09.2023
Venue: Plant Pathology Building, ICAR-IIHR, Bangalore
Course Director: Dr. Mahesha B.
Course Co-Director. Dr. D.K.Samuel
Course Co-Ordinators: Dr. M.V. Dhananjaya, Dr. Kalaivanan D. & BESST-HORT Team

Objectives of the training
1. To detect and identify the major plant viruses and their vectors infecting vegetable crops
2. To understand the epidemiological factors in rapid spread of the plant viruses
3. To develop and implement the effective and robust management strategies
Prospects of the training
• Focusing on identification of plant viruses under field conditions
• Exposure to diagnostic services available at IIHR Bangalore
• Hands on training experiences for detection of your own test samples
under lab and green house conditions
• Opportunity for interaction with IIHR Crop Protection Division scientists and to avail the facilities

Scope of training
Crop protection is one of the crucial steps in successful crop production techniques in vegetable crops. In this training program we shall limelight on major viral diseases, symptoms, transmission nature, epidemiological parameter, recent and rapid diseases diagnostic techniques for immediate detection of the pathogen and guidance on how to manage the major viral diseases in vegetable crops will be emphasized to reduce the cost of cultivation and to increase the income of the farmer/entrepreneur with minimal hazardous to ecosystem
Who are eligible?
All aspiring entrepreneurs including agricultural and horticultural graduates, Diploma holders in horticulture, professional, SHG women, homemakers & anybody interested to explore the world of “Diagnostics and management of vegetable viruses” to generate income and employment or as hobby.

How to apply?
Registration link:
Charges for training: Rs. 5,000/- per participant; Registration is compulsory Training fees includes Accomodation, snacks, tea, lunch, certificate & training manual
Contact Details: BESST-HORT: 7760883948, Mail ID: BESST-HORT website:
BESST-HORT is a Technology Business Incubator of ICAR-IIHR, Catalyzed& supported by NSTEDB Division, DST, Gol, New Delhi.

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