25th April, 2015, Pedavegi
ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research, Pedavegi organized an Interaction Meeting with Stakeholders of Oil Palm Industry at IIOPR, Pedavegi on April 25, 2015 to get the feedback relating to the research needs of oil palm.
The programme was chaired by Dr. N. K. Krishna Kumar, Deputy Director General (Hort. Sci.), ICAR, New Delhi. Important issues regarding cultivation of oil palm viz., water management, fertilizer management, oil extraction ratio, pest management, replanting and harvesting were discussed in the meeting. DDG informed that IIOPR will act as a facilitating centre to all the oil palm stakeholders.
About 50 participants including Scientists from IIOPR and State Agricultural Universities, Processors, State Horticulture Department Officers and Farmers from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana participated in the meeting
(Source: Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research, Pedavegi)