Farmers’ Meet on on-farm conservation of landrace diversity in vegetables: 10 August 2017

Date Posted: 14-08-2017

A Farmers’ Meet was organized on 10 August 2017 at ICAR-NBPGR Regional Station, Thrissur for promoting on-farm conservation of landrace diversity in vegetables. Around 50 progressive but conservation oriented farmers participated in the event. They were taken around the experimental plots and were shown about 1400 accessions of okra and selected collections of teasel gourd, sweet gourd and ash gourd. Farmers were supplied with seeds of landrace diversity in cucumber, vegetable cowpea, okra, sweet gourd and teasel gourd for on-farm maintenance in their home gardens.