Page-2 of Horticulture Current Affairs, GK & News

Gujarat Horticulture Development Mission

The Gujarat chief Minister recently announced the “Horticulture Development Mission”. It is also called “Bagayat Vikas Mission”. The main objective of the mission is to double the income of the farmers involved in horticulture and medicinal farming. Key Features of Horticultural Development Mission Under the mission, the waste land of the State Government of Gujarat ..

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India-International Cherry Blossom Festival of Shillong cancelled

Every year the cherry blossom festival is hosted by Meghalaya in the starting of November. This year the festival has been cancelled due to covid-19. It is the only Cherry festival being conducted in India. The India International Cherry blossom festival is organised by the Government of Meghalaya every year. The festival hosts live music, ..

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Minor Forest Produce makes record for the first time

The Minor Forest Produce (MFP) under the Minimum Support Price has hit a record breaking high of Rs 79.42 crores. With this, the total procurement for the year has crossed Rs 2000 crores. Highlights Among the state, Chhattisgarh leads with MFP procurement of 20,270 tonnes worth Rs 52.80 crores. It is followed by Odisha and ..

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ANTHURIUM: 10 Varieties of the high market value, AIR PURIFYING flower developed

A woman innovator from Kerala, Vasini Bai has developed 10 varieties of Anthurium flower. The flower has high market value for its major usage as an indoor decorative. As the innovator was unable to meet high demand of highly time-consuming technique, the National Innovation Foundation has stepped in. Highlights The National Innovation foundation has facilitated ..

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Anthurium

The NIF has facilitated the mass propagation, using tissue culture technique, of 4 Anthurium varieties developed by an innovator from Kerala. About Anthurium Anthurium is a flowering plant noted for its ornamental value. They are mostly grown indoors. They are noted for their ability to remove toxic compounds from the air- like formaldehyde, ammonia, toluene, ..

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