Nauni varsity fruit plants sale from Dec 11


Solan: The YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni will hold its annual sale of planting material to the farmers from December 11 onwards.

An official of the horticulture university said the sale will be carried out on a first come-first serve basis in the main campus at Nauni, Krishi Vigyan Kendras and research stations located in different parts of the Himachal Pradesh.

This year, the total number of plants available for sale at the university and outstations is over 2.72 lakh. Various varieties of apple, kiwi, pomegranate, apricot, peach, nectarine, cherry, walnut, persimmon, pear, plum will be provided to the farmers during this sale. The clonal rootstock of apple will also be available along with seedlings.

But for the convenience of the farmers from Lahaul and Spiti and Pangi, the plant sale from the Regional Horticultural Research and Training Station at Bajaura will commence on December 2.

The various Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) and Research Stations of the university located in different parts of the state will also be holding plant sales from December 11. These include the KVKs at Kandaghat (Solan), Sharbo (Kinnaur), Rohru (Shimla), Chamba, Tabo (Lahaul & Spiti), COH&F Neri and the Regional Horticulture Research and Training Stations at Mashobra.