ORGANIC FARMING RESEARCH CENTRE

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Standardize organic farming management practices for major agricultural and
        horticultural crops of Jammu region through multidisciplinary approach.
Development and Evaluation of organic inputs in relation to soil health and
        eco-friendly crop management.
Entrepreneurship Promotion and capacity building through skill up gradation.

Objectives

  • To generate inputs on farm like composts, vermiwash, manures etc.
  • To identify crop rotations in organic farming.
  • Evaluation of different organic sources of nutrients.
  • To develop and evaluate formulations for disease and pest control in organic crop production.
  • To integrate the use of bio-fertilizers with other sources of nutrients.
  • To evaluate the impact of organic farming on soil health.
  • Promotion and dissemination of organic farming technologies through trainings and demonstrations
  • To develop a organic production package of important agricultural and horticultural crops.




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Development of Organic Production Package for Field Crops Dr. Vikas Sharma, Associate Professor RKVY 2016-2019 -
Entrepreneurship development in organic farming for sustainable livelihood security of small & marginal farmers. Dr. N. Panotra RKVY 2016-2019 -
Composting technology for farm waste management and nutrient recycling. Dr. P. K. Wali RKVY 2016-2018 -
Large scale demonstrations on biopesticides for eco-friendly management of high value crops Dr. S. K. Singh RKVY 2017-2019 -

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Name : Dr. J. P. Sharma
Designation : Director Research (Plant Breeding) and Coordinator
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Name : Dr. Vikas Sharma
Designation : Incharge & Associate Professor (Soil Science)
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Name : Dr. S. K. Singh
Designation : Assistant Professor (Plant Protection)
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Name : Dr. Narinder Panotra
Designation : Assistant Professor (Agronomy)
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Name : Dr. Akash Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor (Fruit Science)
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Name : Dr. Satesh Kumar
Designation : Assistant Professor (Vegetable Science)
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