7th January , 2017; Varanasi
The Zonal Technology Management Unit of ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research (ICAR-IIVR), Varanasi organized “Tomato Day” to showcase its varieties and hybrids in tomato to the private organizations with aim to percolate these varieties and hybrids on to farmers’ field here today.
Dr. B. Singh, Director, ICAR-IIVR, said the program will enriched the Institute with the current market requirements in these crops and has provided an opportunity to the private sector to have hands on promising materials. He assured on working for an effective public-private partnership so that the farmers will be benefited through commercial, cooperative and public routes by transferring the developed technologies to them.
The program was attended by 21 representatives from 11 private seed companies.
(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi)