Horticulture

Horticulture

Horticulture

Horticulture

Department of Horticulture (Foreword of HOD)


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Dr. V. B. Shinde


Ph. D. (Horticulture)

Asst. Professor

The department has well qualified teaching and non-teaching staff, well equipped labs and well established different horticultural plants varieties with in campus premises to provide practical training in different aspects to Horticulture students. The Horticulture farm is having fruit orchards with well known variety and the Hi-Tech Horticulture structures viz. Greenhouse and Shade-net house for protected cultivation of horticulture crops. The commercial cultivation of vegetables under open climate is also carried out by Experiential Learning student’s .Till date, the section is a premier division of college for hands on training of VIII Semester of Greenhouse technology. After acquiring hands on training, the students have great scope in Greenhouse industry as an entrepreneur. The Horticulture section also equipped with Post Harvest Management and Value Addition of fruits and vegetables Laboratory.

  • Objectives

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Objectives


1. To provide undergraduate education in horticulture subject aiding to bachelor degree.

2. To strengthen practical knowledge with skilled works for undergraduate students.

3. To emphasizing horticultural sciences, gives an appreciation of horticulture’s role in generating economic growth and development and improving society.

4. To prepare domestic students for careers as professional horticultural in research, teaching, extension, agricultural businesses, industries related to agriculture.

Unique Future


  1. 1. Protected cultivation.

  2. 2. Fruit Nursery.

  3. 3. Mother orchard.

  4. 4. Polyhouse /shade net.

  5. 5. Hands on training.

  1. 6. Organic production.

  2. 7. Hi-tech floriculture.

  3. 8. Post Harvest unit.

  4. 9. Cold storage.

  5. .

Equipments


Sr. No Equipments/ materials Quantity
1 Shovel 5
2 Bill hook 2
3 Bucket 2
4 Garden rake 15
5 Water can 9
6 Axe 4
7 Plastic pots 3
8 Peak axe 2
9 Mango harvester 2
10 Hedge shear 3
11 Trowel 2
12 Tree pruner 1
13 Pruning saw 14
14 Grass shear 1
15 Duster 1
16 Secature 10
17 Garden fork 4
18 Three dine garden hoe 3
19 Knapsack sprayer 1
20 Stools 12
21 Cycle hoe 2
22 Seedling tray 2
23 Lawn mover 1
24 Sickle 12
25 Budding knife | Combine available 30
26 Grafting knife 6
27 Tractor 1
28 Crow bar 1
29 Chisel 2
30 Transplanting trowel 1
31 Wheel barrow 1
32 Hammer 1
33 Fruit harvester 1
34 Air compressor sprayer 1
35 Measuring tape 1
36 Seed cabinet 1
37 Spare part of irrigation system 1 Set
38 Models of different structures of GH-1, GH-2 and GH-3 1 Each
39 Salonide coil and valve 2
40 Hand refractometer 3
41 Juice extractor 1
42 Mixer cum grinder 1
43 Pressure cooker 12 L 1
44 Double skimming machine small 1
45 LPG gas connection with burner 1
46 Utensils and other tools 1
47 Crown corking machin 1
48 Weighing balance (0.01 to 10 gm) 1
49 pH meter 1
50 Spectrophotometer 1
51 Double distillation unit 1
52 Cabinet dryer 1
53 Tractor implements(Cultivator, Ridger, Plough, Sprayer) 1 Each
54 Dibbler 1
55 Hand cultivator 10
56 Trenching hoe 2
57 Polyhouse 1
58 Drip irrigation unit 1
59 Spade 4
60 Ghamela 2
61 pH meter 1

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