Protected Cultivation of Horticultural Crops

Horticultural crops gain attraction of common masses, so get ready to learn the cultivation practices of varied horticultural crops.

Your Learning Agenda

  • Introduction and components of protected cultivation
  • Greenhouse technology: basics, planning and types
  • Environment control mechanism in greenhouses
  • Mulching in protected cultivation
  • Low cost protected cultivation technologies
  • Irrigation and fertigation management in protected cultivation
  • Integrated disease and insect-pest management under greenhouse
  • Production technology of important horticultural crops under protected structures (Cucurbits, Tomato, Capsicum, Other High Value Vegetables, Rose, Carnation, Gerbera and Lilium)

Course Approach

  • Brainstorming Video: Released on the first day of every week, will help the learner get an overview of the course and will also unveil the strategies of how the learner can probe in-depth into the course.
  • Reading Materials: Will be available in PDF format or as online links.
  • Supplementary Material: Each reading material will be supported by references, suggested readings and other video clippings related to the topic/sub-topics of the week.
  • Quiz-based Assessments: A Quiz will be released on every weekend based on the topic and sub-topic of that particular week.
  • Chat Box: This feature will enable the learner to post the query to the concerned expert directly.
  • Webinar: An open discussion forum between the learner and the experts including course instructor and other course related experts, will be scheduled at the end of every week.

Who can learn?

The course is designed for students, scholars, industry personnel’s, extension professionals, person from development agencies, progressive farmers, young and budding entrepreneurs, enthusiasts and other interested people who have interest in acquiring basic knowledge about cultivation of different horticultural crops.

Course Instructor(s)

  • Dr. A.K. Kapoor, Professor, Horticulture
  • Dr. Dhirendra Singh, Professor, Vegetable Science
  • Dr. P.K. Singh, Professor, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
  • Dr. R.P. Singh, Professor, Plant Pathology
  • Dr. Ranjan Srivastava, Professor, Horticulture
  • Dr. V.K. Rao, Professor, Horticulture
  • Dr. V.P. Singh, Professor, Horticulture
  • Dr. Anju Pal, Assistant Professor, Horticulture
  • Dr. Lalit Bhatt, Assistant Professor, Vegetable Science
  • Dr S. K. Maurya, Assistant Professor, Vegetable Science

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