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The Mycorrhiza Network at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), with support from the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, is organizing a brainstorming session on the topic "Role of Mycorrhiza in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry", on 22 March 2017 at 10.00 a.m. at Juniper Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
Researchers and budding scientists who are engaged in the field of mycorrhiza research, agriculturists (who are involved in organic farming), students and faculty and other stakeholders are invited to take part in the event.
The objective is to familiarize participants with the mycorrhiza fungi and their application including technology; procedures involved in the production of mycorrhizal inoculum and their utility as biofertilizer; enable participants to assess the quality of mycorrhizal inoculum and their produce or purchase; application of mycorrhizal inoculum in agriculture and forestry.
Besides, a short session for students and faculty will also be held to bring awareness and inculcate interest among the youth regarding the role of mycorrhiza and fertilizer technologies.