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Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Lucknow

The Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) was started as Central Mango Research Station on September 4, 1972 under the aegis of the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore. The Research Station was upgraded to a full-fledged Institute and named as Central Institute of Horticulture for Northern Plains on June 1, 1984. Renamed as Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) on June 14, 1995, is serving the nation on different aspects of research on mandated subtropical fruits. Has two experimental farms, one at Rehmankhera (132.5 ha) approximately 25 km away from the city and the other (13.2 ha) at Rai Bareli (R.B.) Road, in the city of Lucknow. Has scientific nursery facilities, well established orchards, fully equipped laboratories; trainees hostel-cum-guest house located at R.B. Road Campus Has in place MOU  to facilitate capacity building  with Allahabad Agricultural Institute (Deemed University), Allahabad, APS University, Rewa, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, and Lucknow University, Lucknow; trains students for acquiring M.Sc and Ph.D degrees. Recognized by IGNOU, New Delhi as one of the study centres for offering one year Diploma Course on value added products from fruits and vegetables National Horticulture Mission has identified the Institute as nodal centre for imparting training on rejuvenation of old and senile mango orchards and meadow orcharding in guava. A fully equipped pesticide residue analysis and bio-control laboratories are other features. Modern facility to address issues of post-harvest management is available  Transfer of Technology initiatives and Kisan Call Centre (Toll Free No:18001801551)

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