Dr. Syed Sadiq Agha

Principal Investigator

Post Harvest Management

Project Title:

Post-Harvest Management in Deciduous Fruits of Balochistan CS-289.

Employer:

Government of Balochistan, Agriculture & Cooperatives Department.

Funded by:

Pakistan Agricultural Research Council under ALP

PI Name:

Dr. Syed Sadiq Agha

Research Fellow:

Mairaj ud Din

Project Duration:

24 months

Contract Amount:

Rs. 3.895 Million.

Starting Date of Work:

December, 2015.

Project Completion Time:

February, 2019

Progress

  • Capacity building of 300 farmers in project Districts on post-harvest management in Grapes and Apple. Conducted 5 seminars in 5 projects districts on Cold & value chain of Grapes and Apple.
  • Conducted research experiments (two years research) on Post-harvest edible coatings of various varieties of Apple and Grapes under Room temperature and Cold store condition.
  • Three M.Sc. (Hons) Scholars carried out their research under the ongoing project.
  • Students from Horticulture, Food technology and Agriculture Economics department, performed practical work as well as carried out their Internship work under the project.

Status

COMPLETED