Jain Irrigation and The Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA) showcase Cutting-Edge Agricultural Innovations to Global Delegates at G20 Summit
The Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA) in collaboration with Government of India (GOI) recently hosted a groundbreaking three-day G20 summit, drawing participation from esteemed delegates including scientists and agriculture secretaries representing 20 countries. The summit, organized by CRIDA, culminated in a visit to the CRIDA Farm on its final day, where delegates had the opportunity to witness the implementation of state-of-the-art Micro-Irrigation (MI) systems on a diverse range of crops.
Under the leadership of CRIDA, the farm setup was executed in collaboration with Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd, a pioneer in innovative irrigation solutions. The delegates were provided with a comprehensive overview of various MI systems, highlighting their role in revolutionizing modern agriculture practices.
Delegates Witnessed Impressive Crop Variety and MI Systems
During their visit to the CRIDA Farm, the international delegates observed the successful cultivation of a variety of crops under different MI systems, demonstrating the efficacy and adaptability of these cutting-edge technologies. The crops and MI systems showcased included:
Under Online System: Jain sweet orange, Papaya, Banana, Drumstick
Under Jain Inline System: Tomato, Chilli, Brinjal, Red okra
Under Jain Laser Spray: Onion, Raddish, Beet root
Under Jain Mini Sprinklers: Various leafy vegetables
Mr. BMK Reddy, Senior Scientist at CRIDA, led an informative session, elaborating on the distinct MI systems and the concept of fertigation, which combines irrigation with fertilization to enhance crop yield and quality.
The G20 summit related session, organized by CRIDA, served as a global platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration among agricultural experts from around the world. The visit to the CRIDA Farm provided invaluable insights into sustainable and efficient crop cultivation techniques, with MI systems playing a pivotal role in conserving water resources and increasing agricultural productivity
The CRIDA and Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd collaboration stands as a beacon of innovation in the field of agriculture, highlighting the potential for MI systems to transform farming practices on a global scale. As delegates from 20 countries witnessed these remarkable advancements at the CRIDA Farm, it is clear that sustainable, efficient, and environmentally-friendly agriculture solutions are essential for addressing the challenges of the 21st century.
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