Horticulture Infrastructure

Horticulture Infrastructure

Two lecture halls and two practical laboratories of the section are well equipped with AV aids and other instruments where practical and lectures of UG students are being conducted. The renovation work of two additional labs for experiential learning is under progress. Computer along with internet facility has been created in this section for the students & staff members in the year 2006-07.

Horticulture section has 20.00 ha. land at college campus of which 16.6 ha. Land (inclusive of hillock) is under cultivation. Fruit orchards of mango, sapota, guava, coconut, cashew nut, custard apple, anola and tamarind have been established which is used for fruit production and plant propagation. This section acted as major propagation unit for Kohapur region. On the hillock area, many forest trees species have been planted by taking trenches across the slopes. The main building of the college has been beautified by establishing garden in front of it.

By deepening the farm well of the section and laying down 3 to 5 inch PVC pipe line measuring 1000 m, the irrigation facilities of other sections of college have been strengthened. Other receipt of the funds amounting Rs. 22.50 lakh from Hon.ble Vice Chancellor the section has created facilities for experienced learning / hands on training on protector.

The details of cultivation of vegetables and nursery plants are as given below.

Structure Area Crop
Polyhouse 560 sq.m. Gerbera Caration
Polyhouse 560 sq.m. Coloured capsium
Polyhouse 784 sq.m. Gerbera, Rose, Anthurium
Shednet 384 sq.m. + 384 sq.m. Nursery plant production.
Shednet 336 sq. m. Nursery plant production