Workshop-cum-Meeting on ‘Weed management in Conservation Agriculture’ under CRP on CA project   (11-12 September, 2018)


ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur organized 2 days Workshop-cum-Meeting on ‘Weed management in Conservation Agriculture’ under CRP on CA project during 11-12 September, 2018. Dr. S.K. Chaudhari, ADG (Soil & Water Management), NRM division, New Delhi, in his inaugural address, appreciated the works done by Directorate in the form of on-farm research and demonstration of conservation agriculture in nearby districts of Jabalpur for promotion of the technology. He informed that Madhya Pradesh has greater scope for the conservation agriculture which may be helpful to save the resources and environment in future. He appealed participants to interact more and more to have fruitful results and recommendations at the end of the workshop.

Dr. A.K. Patra, ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal stressed upon the need of weed management in conservation agriculture and hoped that this workshop will help in finding the solution of the problems related to weed management in conservation agriculture. Dr. A.K. Biswas, LCPC, CRP on CA, ICAR-IISS, Bhopal briefed about the objectives of the workshop-cum-meeting and urged that this workshop should be more interactive for finding the weed management options in different cropping systems under CA.

Dr. P.K. Singh, Director, ICAR-Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur informed the participants about the work carried out by Directorate in nearby districts of the Jabalpur and in 16 states through centres of AICRP-WM located at different State Agricultural Universities. During the inaugural session, 3 publications of the Directorate were also released by the dignitaries. This workshop was attended by PIs/scientists of 10 different ICAR institutes located in 8 states who are working on CRP on Conservation Agriculture project along with scientists of the Directorate. Besides the technical sessions, field visit to the farm of the Directorate and farmers field where crops are being raised under CA, were also organized for the participants.

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