French company to set up high yielding apple plant nursery in Kashmir

French company to set up high yielding apple plant nursery in Kashmir
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SRINAGAR: A French company is set to establish ‘high yielding elite apple plant nursery’ based on high value genetic stock suitable to the climate of Kashmir through a tie up with a local entrepreneur. In this regard representative of FIATS, a French company, Mare-Andre gave a detailed presentation on the proposed programme to director horticulture Kashmir and officers of the department here, on Tuesday, an official handout read. The representative of M/S FIATS, an Indo-French collaboration assured the department that the company was robustly following the business proposal and “will put all out efforts with their expertise in establishment of fruit plant nurseries together with research and development facilities to pass on the benefits of high standard fruit plant production to the growers community in Kashmir”. Director horticulture Kashmir assured the French delegation that all necessary assistance will be provided for establishment of an elite plant nursery in Kashmir, it added.