UHD Plantation Vital To Promote Mango,enhance Growers Income
Mango Growers Cooperative Society Ltd (MGCSL) has decided to adopt modern technology 'Ultra High Density (UHD) plantation to promote mango cultivation in the region
MULTAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Dec, 2019 ) -:Mango Growers Cooperative Society Ltd (MGCSL) has decided to adopt modern technology 'Ultra High Density (UHD) plantation to promote mango cultivation in the region.
The meeting was chaired by MGCSL President Syed Zahid Hussain Gardezi, while Prof.Dr.Asif Ali, Vice Chancellor of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture (MNSUA) was the chief guest and deputy registrar cooperatives Multan Mian Abdul Shakoor attended the meeting as guest of honour.
Prof. Dr. Asif informed that MNSUA will set up a website to highlight different aspects of UHD plantation. Besides this, the university will initiate short term courses for small mango growers to teach them UHD production technology.
Deputy Registrar Cooperatives Multan Mian Abdul Shakoor assured that he will strive to get MGCSL registered as a body and broadened its scope across the province.
President of mango society Syed Zahid Hussain Gardezi appreciated the role of MNSUA and Mango Research Institute (MRI) in introducing UHD Mango technology in the country which will facilitate small land holders.
The meeting demanded review on cost of electricity for tube-wells for irrigation and desired minimal fixed unit charges.They also desired 'Mango Growers Package' and sought installation of solar panels and upgradation of water conserving machinery in the orchards.