SKUAST scientist participates in int’l conference
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 2: Dr. Subhash Chand, Assistant Professor-cum-Junior Scientist of Division of Soil Sciences of SKUAST-K participated in an International Conference on Soil Fertility and Soil Productivity at Humbolt University, Berlin, Germany during 16-21 March, 2010, the varsity in a statement said.
The event was organized by Prof. Wolfgang Burghardt of University of Essan, Germany.
Dr. Subhash Chand presented two papers during the Conference one as poster presentation and the other as oral presentation. Poster presentation was on “Studies on effect of potassium in association with magnesium on quality of apple (malus domestica) c.v.red delicious in temperate valley of Kashmir” which mainly dwelt on use of potassium and magnesium fertilizers for improving quality traits of apple like colour, test, TSS, fruit length, width, ascorbic acid etc.
The oral presentation was on “Resource conservation technology (RCTs) for sustainable agriculture” wherein Dr. Subhash suggested for saving of water, seed, fertilizer, inputs vis-à-vis improving soil health and crop productivity. The Session was chaired by Dr. Milan Mesic, Vice Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Gagreb, Croatia where the presentation was appreciated.
Dr. Subhash Chand was only scientist from SKUAST-K, J&K among 400 scientists, research scholar who attended the conference.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 2 Apr 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 2 Apr 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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