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    ICAR team conducts review of horticulture crop in VRS, Rajendranagar

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    A team of officials from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) recently visited the vegetable research station (VRS), Rajendranagar. They reviewed the ongoing trials of horticulture crops being grown at the institution.

    The team included Assistant Director-General (horticulture) Dr. Sudhakar Pandey, directors from the Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) Dr. Byju and Dr. Sheshu Madhav, and director of the Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research (DOGR) Dr. Vijay Mahajan. They visited VRS last week.

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    Accompanying the ICAR directors were director of research, Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University Dr. A. Bhagwan, zonal head, south Telangana climatic region Dr. T. Suresh Kumar, principal scientist (Ento) and head, VRS Dr. D. Anitha Kumari, and scientists Dr. P. Preetham Goud, Dr. V Suresh, and Krishnaveni of VRS.

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    The ICAR directors reviewed the ongoing trials of the All-India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on vegetables and tuber crops, as well as the All-India Network Research Project on Onion and Garlic (AINRPOG) trials and other experiments.

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    Dr. Anitha Kumari requested an increase in the budget for contingencies in AICRP (veg) and AICRP (tubers). The director suggested writing a letter to take up SCSP programs under AICRP (veg) at VRS.

    The team also suggested sending success stories about vegetable crops in the state to the respective directors of the scheme and projects.

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