The Floriculture Research Directorate (FRD) in Pune has kick-started a study on the management of diseases and flower crops in nurseries in the Kadiyam area on the banks of river Godavari in East Godavari district. The study will also diagnose plant diseases and nursery crops.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has confirmed that it would transfer promising varieties and technologies to the Kadiyam nurseries. The technologies would be transferred under the National Agriculture Research System (NARS), the ministry said.
The Ministry has spent ₹2.83 crore to provide infrastructure for the wholesale flower market in Kadiyam.
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