Department of Agriculture Organised a Workshop entitled ” Introduction to hydroponic and Aeroponic techniques- Commercial Horticulture (ELP/M07)”

Department: Agriculture Year/Semester: B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture 4th year/ VIII
Activity: “Commercial Horticulture”
Date and Duration: 22nd March 2021, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Title: “Introduction to hydroponic and aeroponic techniques- Commercial Horticulture (ELP/M07)”
Resource Person: Department of Agriculture, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur

Brief description/ Remarks:  A workshop on “Commercial Horticulture” was conducted on 22nd  March, 2021 to create awareness among the students about the recent production technologies. The students were introduced to Hydroponics and Aeroponic technology basics and functioning. Dr. Hemlata Yadav (Asist. Prof.) delivered the informative lecture on “Introduction to Hydroponic and Aeroponic Technology” in which different types of soilless farming systems were discusses along with their advantages and disadvantages, basic requirements for efficient farming, suitable crop, its importance and scope under climate change scenario. Students are regularly attending the field assignments. Students asked the question related to nutrient media, cost, crops, profit, and scope of the technology in Precision farming of Horticultural Crops. The Module work is smoothly running under the guidance of Dr Hemlata Yadav, Mrs. Mamta Vyas and Mr Nitin Saratkar.

Outcome– Students and all the faculty members participated actively in the workshop to increase the knowledge and cleared their doubts related to hydroponic and aeroponic technology.

No. of participants: 43 Students and 14 faculty

Prepared by: Dr. Hemlata Yadav (Assistant Professor)

Verified and Submitted by (HOD/HOI): Dr. R.A. Sharma