Srinagar, June 29: Director Agriculture Kashmir,Chowdhary Iqbal today visited the Seed testing Laboratory and Seed Pathologist Laboratory at Agriculture Complex Lalmandi, Srinagar.
He inspected various sections of the laboratories and deliberated upon the officers to uphold the quality standards of working of labs with precision and accuracy for sustainable and remunerative agriculture. He said that the department is relentlessly working in the direction to address the various issues being faced by the farming community regarding availability of quality seeds.
Director said that Seed Testing Labs are essential establishments in seed certification and seed quality control programmes. He said the role of the modern seed-testing laboratory is more than just germination tests. It allows a grower to reduce the chances of crop disease issues.