Workshop course

Workshop on Detection of Pathogens in Fruit Crops Concludes at SKUAST-K

The two-week workshop, “Application of Molecular Techniques in Detection of Plant Pathogens Infecting Fruit Crops”, ended today at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and Technology, Kashmir Campus of Shalimar.
The workshop was organized by the Division of Plant Pathology of SKUAST-K, Faculty of Horticulture and was sponsored by the SERB-DST of the GoI for the students of the university to enhance their knowledge and skills in detecting pests. plant pathogens infecting fruit crops using the latest molecular technologies. tools.
The Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-K, Professor Nazir Ahmad Ganai, who was the chief guest of the farewell ceremony, congratulated the members of the organizing committee and the participants for the successful completion of the workshop and urged faculty members to organize regular practical training programs. , which provide a platform for young students to learn new concepts and skills in emerging fields of science. He urged students to improve their skills and develop creative and innovative ideas with the aim of preparing for the industry, creating their own entrepreneurial businesses to become job providers rather than job seekers. He further stated that nations progress and advance only when the new generation converts their skills and ideas into assets with persistent efforts and establishes successful start-up units to generate wealth and employment.
The FoH Dean, Prof. Shabir Ahmad Wani appreciated the course coordinators for their excellent efforts in harnessing the creativity and technical skills of the students with the aim of preparing them as potential future leaders in emerging sciences.