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Students of Birsa Agricultural University, Faculty of Forestry visit the ICAR-NBPGR Regional Station, Ranchi

Date Posted: 04-08-2017

A group of 20 undergraduate final year students of Birsa Agricultural University, Faculty of Forestry, led by Dr. Jai Kumar, Assistant Professor, visited ICAR-NBPGR, Regional Station, Ranchi on 02.08. 2017. The students were made aware of the concept and approaches in plant genetic resources collection, conservation and utilization by Dr. S.K. Bishnoi , Scientist and Officer Incharge. The students showed their keen interest in the various agri-horticultural species, their wild relatives and medicinal and aromatic plants being conserved effectively in the field gene bank of Ranchi Station.