Quality Planting Material
In order to Quality Planting Material in the nurseries at different places the J&K forest department recently held training programs of its field staff so that they are better trained for the purpose.
Recently SFC organized a 2-days training program of field functionaries in order to produce Quality Planting Material in the nurseries of the department.
In this direction recently Srinagar Forest Circle has organized a two days Training Programme for Field functionaries of the Forest Department. The trainers gave tips to the front line staff for production of robust planting stock in nurseries of the department. He also gave a PowerPoint Presentation on “Quality stock production for Green J&K drive” to the trainees.
A total of 24 trainees from 13 different nurseries of Srinagar Circle are undergoing the training, said an official present in the programme.
Many experts during the program talked about the essence of Composting in nurseries and the need for establishment of compost pits in each nursery of the valley. While emphasizing the need of proper nursery equipment he stressed for making of locally adaptive tools and implementation of optimal use by a Mali of a nursery.
Some of them physically demonstrated to the trainees the root structure of seedlings raised in poly bags as well as in root trainers. He advised for enhanced use of root trainers in department nurseries for quality stock production which has good sturdiness and optimal root-shoot ratio.