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Horticulture

Associate Director Ajay Kumar Joshi talks about Horticulture course, what is Horticulture and other details about a Career in Horticulture.







Horticulture

Ajay Kumar Joshi | Associate Director | Regional Horticultural Research & Training Station






What is Horticulture?


A Career in Horticulture is very interesting. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Horticulture actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Horticulture. The internet is a great source of information on Horticulture, but it is second best to learning about the same from a real professional.

Associate Director Ajay Kumar Joshi has 27 years of professional experience in Horticulture. Associate Director Ajay Kumar Joshi defines Horticulture as:

Horticulture is the science and art of growing plants, fruits, vegetables, flowers, and any other cultivar. It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, soil management, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture.





How Associate Director Ajay Kumar Joshi got into Horticulture?


After completing my PhD in Agriculture from Punjab University, I started working as an Assistant Professor in Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan and after that joined Regional Horticultural Research & Training Station as an Associate Director.





Associate Director Ajay Kumar Joshi's Talk on Horticulture



Starts with what is:
     1) Horticulture  

Next, it covers Education. We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Horticulture is actually used in real life. The Education section of the Talk clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Horticulture. It defines Education in terms of following items for Horticulture:
     2) Plant Breeding & Genetics  
     3) Agronomy  
     4) Biology  
     5) Mathematics & Statistics  
     6) Economics  
     7) Agricultural Engineering  
     8) Soil Science  
     9) Plant Physiology  
     10) Plant Protection  

Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. Skills are the most important factor determining success in a Horticulture. It details these topics within Skills for Horticulture:
     11) Farming Techniques  
     12) Management of Crops  
     13) Handling the Produce  
     14) Marketing  
     15) Tech-savvy  
     16) Multitasking  

There are great positives of Horticulture. The Talk discusses following Positives of Horticulture:
     17) Diverse Opportunities  
     18) High Returns per Unit Area  
     19) Growth  

It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of Horticulture:
     20) Global Warming  
     21) Urbanisation  
     22) Lackadaisical Approach of Youth  
     23) Lack of Technical Know How  

In the final section of the Talk, Ajay Kumar Joshi talks about How a day goes in a Career in:
     24) Horticulture  





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(Horticulture, Dr Ajay Kumar Joshi, Regional Horticultural Research & Training Station, Plant Breeding, Plant Conservation, Landscape Restoration, Soil Management, Arboriculture, Landscape and Garden Design)







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