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6th June Venue - K.R. Mangalam University

Online webinar on Mushroom production technology

School of Agricultural Science (SOAS) organized an online webinar on the topic “Mushroom production technology: Scope for Agri-entrepreneurship”.

In the webinar, India’s very well-known mushroom researcher, Dr. Jyotika Purohit from the Department of Plant Pathology, C.P. College of Agriculture, S.D. Agricultural University, Gujarat graced the occasion and shared her long years of experience with the SOAS students as well as faculties. At present, Dr. Purohit is heading the All India Coordinated Research Projects (AICRP) on Mushroom as Principal Investigator.

She initially informed the students about the humongous diversity, various categories, and production data of mushrooms around the globe. Following this, she enlightened students about cultivation practices for various edible and medicinal mushrooms. Lastly, Dr. Purohit highlighted all available national and international funding agencies/schemes for learning and setting up Mushroom venture on a pilot- and large-scale. Students actively participated in this webinar and interacted with the guest to clear their doubts.