A seminar organized by Sindh Agriculture University (SAU) Tandojam on Wednesday, stressed the need for controlling post-harvest losses in mango enhanced production through modern technology and adopting high-density farming.
Vice Chancellor of SAU, Dr Fateh Marri suggested that introducing technology for processing and marketing to capture market. He proposed that SAU graduates will get the encouragement to advice business plans and keep them busy with mango processing, packing and grading and adapting with online marketing mechanism once a clean mango nursery is established. He also said: “We lack in competition in the international market in terms of export quality for management, packing and grading skills.”
Abdul Rahim Soomro secretary of Sindh agriculture said “there was a gap in research which showed poor results in yield compared to other nations in terms of quality products. Research institutes and SAU graduates should be engaged to meet need of certified seeds,” he told phoneworld.com.pk.