Good Agriculture Practices for High Yield of Ginger to substitute the Import Webinar

The aim of this webinar was to discuss and enlighten farmers on ginger cultivation and its economic viability in our local environment. Pakistan imports approximately 81,000 Metric Tons of ginger annually amounting to 112 Million USD.
Mr. Amir Latif, Scientific Officer from Vegetable Research Institute, Ayub Agriculture Research Institute, Faisalabad sensitized the participants on soil, planting material, irrigation & nutrition management, quality of pesticides/chemicals etc.
Furthermore, the participants were updated on recent developments wherein the first ever ginger variety “AARI GINGER 2023” was registered by Punjab Seed Council in March 2023. The session concluded with a Q&A segment.
A large number of current and potential farmers, R&D, entrepreneurs and academia participated in the webinar.