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Agri students get practical lessons at Nangarhar research centre

Agri students get practical lessons at Nangarhar research centre

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Aug 21, 2019 - 16:50

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Besides analysis of saplings and bushes of different characteristics, students are provided the opportunity of practical learning at the Research and Training Centre of the Agricultureinfo-icon and Irrigation department of eastern Nangarhar province.

Agriculture Director Eng. Samiulllah Nasrat told Pajhwok Afghan News on Wednesday that the research and training facility was situated eight kilometers east of Jalalabad, the provincial capital.

He said more attention would be paid to the development of the centre by providing more facilities to farmers and orchard farmers at the center.

He said the purpose of the research facility was to conduct multi-dimensional experiments on different saplings to identify good and bad plants.

He said besides students of Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar provinces, students from other institutes were given admission at the research center.

Farmers would be provided with beneficial ideas about agriculture and farming of different products. In addition, farmers would be trained regarding different agricultural diseases and threats at the facility.

According to Nasrat, 218 different types of fruit saplings such as kinno, orange, date, fig, olive and persimmon are planted at the facility.

In addition, 30 types of different fruits including peach, palm, grapes and others are also available.

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