ICAR-CCRI, Nagpur signs MoU for Production of Disease-free Citrus Plants

23rd May, 2022, Nagpur

The ICAR-Central Citrus Research Institute, Nagpur, Maharashtra signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with M/s. Jai Hind Nursery, Bhiwadi, Alwar District, Rajasthan.for the Containerized Nursery Propagation Technique to Produce the Disease-Free Citrus Planting Material today.

ICAR-CCRI, Nagpur signs MoU for Production of Disease-free Citrus Plants

Dr. Dilip Ghosh, Director, ICAR-CCRI, Nagpur and Shri Anil Kumar, Managing Director, M/s. Jai Hind Nursery signed the MoU on the behalf of their respective Organizations.

Dr. Ghosh stated that the partnership is aimed at facilitating a close cooperation between both the Organizations and would be a milestone in the area of production of the disease-free quality planting material of Citrus in the country.

The Institute has standardized the protocol for the containerized nursery production system for Citrus. Considering the demand of about 20 Million plants of the various commercial Citrus cultivars in the country for new plantation and replanting of gaps within an existing orchard, the Institute is promoting the nursery production through the PPP Mode.

(Source: ICAR-Central Citrus Research Institute, Nagpur, Maharashtra)