Is Horticultural Extension Getting the Priority it Deserves?
Though public extension has played a key role in transferring technologies in agricultural crops, its role in promotion of horticultural technologies in India has been limited. While horticultural development got comprehensive policy and budgetary support during the XIth Plan, it hasn’t made any difference to horticultural extension provision which continues to remain weak. The need for strengthening extension provision in horticulture is much greater now than ever before, argues, Saju George and M.R Hegde. Read More
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