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Upcoming event – 5F Farming 2020 Conference, Dharwad-Karnataka

Advanced Training in Commercial Plant Breeding (August 1-3, 2019) – Pune

Three days training on ‘Commercial Plant Breeding’ has been conducted by ATPBR at Pune where experienced and senior breeders shared their experience and taught the essence of plant breeding to young breeders.

On day one, Dr. S. Tikoo, who has more than five decades of breeding experience in different public and private sector, has talked about how to utilize available germplasm, and how to create a disruption among available germplsm to create a new variety.

On Day two, Dr. MJV Rao, who has also more than five decades of breeding experience in different public and private sector, has talked about how to make effective selection of parental line, perform various types crosses, do smart use of resources, seamless variety registration and safeguard your variety through variety protection.

One Day three, Dr. N. Kadoo, who has two decades of experience of molecular breeding, has talk about various aspects including markers, diversity analysis, Linkage map, association map QTLs, MAS, and demonstrated how molecular tools can enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of conventional plant breeding program.

These days training was first of its kind of training in India and enhances young breeder’s understanding on commercial plant breeding.

Professional training in ‘Breeding, Production, Processing of Onion & Garlic’ for Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) scientist (29 May – 17 June, 2019)

Foundation for Advanced Training in Plant Breeding (ATPBR) has organized a professional training in ‘Breeding, Production, Processing of Onion & Garlic’ for Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) scientist starting from 29th May till 17th June, 2019. This customize training consisted of series of lectures, field and laboratory visit, industrial visit at different organizations including National Research Center for Onion and Garlic (DOGR), Rajguru-nagar (Pune), National Horticulture Research and Development Foundation (Nasik), Bejo Sheetal Pvt Ltd (Jalna), and Onion Whole Sale Market (Lasal Gaon-Nashik). This training was concluded on 16th June at DOGR and certificate was distributed by Dr. S. Tikoo, Dr. Major Singh, Dr. AT Sadashiva and Dr. Satpathy. Here is the glimpse of the valedictory session..

Professional training in ‘Quality Seed Production & Legal Compliance’ (24th – 27th April, Aurangabad)

Professional training on “Quality Seed Production and Legal Compliance” organized by ATPBR where participants from Industries, and farmers were benefited from insightfulness on various topics covered by experts like Mr. Subhas Dhumal, Mr. Unhane, Mr. Sanjeev Naveen (Limagrain) and Dr. Shashikant Bandewar

 

Workshop by Dr. Sanjay Potale (16th Feb’19)

Dr. Patole has completed his Postdoctoral from Oxford University, Doctorate from James Cook University School (Austrelia) and MSc from the London School of Hygiene. He possesses more than three decades of experience in medical domain and teaches clinical leadership and management to advanced trainees King Edward Memorial Hospital, Western Australia. Students from PhD and MSc pursuing Botany at BAMU university were the beneficiaries..

Conference (5F Farming – 2019) 10-12 Jan’19

1st National conference was held from January 10 – 12, 2019 in Aurangabad, Maharashtra (India). This conference is being organised under the aegis of the non-profit Foundation for Advanced Training in Plant Breeding (ATPBR), the Mahatma Gandhi Mission (MGM), and the Chamber of Marathwada Industries & Agricultural (CMIA).

Workshop by Dr. Nina Fedoroff  (16th Nov’18)

Successful execution of workshop at MGMIBT – Aurangabad on 16th Nov, 2018. It was great hearing a global scientist ‘Dr. Nina fedoroff’, who was awarded with national Model of Science, the highest award for lifetime achievement in scientific research in the United State, given by President George W. Bush (2007)

Professional training in Molecular Breeding – Basic (13th, 14th 15th Sep’18)

Professional training in ‘Molecular Breeding -basic’ has been organized in collaboration with APS Lifetech (Pune) where professionals and students were benefited from the practical knowledge of molecular biology…

Professional training in ‘Quality Seed Production  (29th, 30th, 31st July)

Professional training in ‘Quality Seed Production’ has been organized at Jalna and professionals/ students were benefited from the practical knowledge of best available practices for growing quality seeds of global standard…

 

Career counseling at “MGM’s Cloverdale School Aurangabad Maharashtra’

Career counseling was organized by ATPBR at “MGM’s Cloverdale School Aurangabad Maharashtra” and various careers prospective in Agriculture were discussed on 28th June’18. This counseling was an attempt to strengthen Agriculture workforce towards assuring sustainability and food security for future….

Professional training in ‘Molecular Plant Breeding’ (22 -28 April’18)