Workshop on watermelon diseases held

Published : 07 Dec 2023 09:51 PM

The Plant Pathology Division of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) arranged a workshop on “Survey and integrated management of wilt and stem blight diseases of watermelon” at BARI Seminar Room in Gazipur on Thursday. 

The workshop was funded by Krishi Goveshona Foundation (KGF). Chief scientific officer, senior scientists, Officer of various Divisions participated in the workshop. 

BARI Director General Dr Debasish Sarker inaugurated the workshop as the chief guest. The project report was presented at the workshop by Ex-PI and PSO (Crop), BARC, Dr. Md. Mahfuz Alam. Director (Support & Services) Dr. Ferdouse Islam, Director (Planning & Evaluation) Dr. Dilwar Ahmed Choudhury, Director (Training and Communication) Dr. Md.Tariqul Islam were present as special guest. 

Executive Director, KGF, Dr. Nathu Ram Sarker was present as guest of honour in this workshop. 

Principal Scientific Officer (Plant Pathology Division) of BARI Dr. Md. Iqbal Faruk delivered the address of welcome. 

Finally, Chief Scientific Officer (Plant Pathology Division) Dr. Md. Matiar Rahman gave vote of thanks to the guests.