The Horticulture Department at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) has recently started the Vanmahotsav plantation programme in the campus by planting different types of the fruit bearing saplings like; Mango Varieties (Alfanso, Benesan,Chinnarasalu and Mulgoa) and Guava varieties (Alahabadi, Safeda, Lucknow-49, Lalit and Red Guava)and Grafted Amla.

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The process of propagation of different types of the fruit bearings species was also started in the department nursery. The Plantation programme was inaugurated by Professor E. Haribabu Pro Vice-Chancellor, UoH. This program is planned to cover the entire campus by planting the fruit variety saplings, said Professor Haribabu.
Professor A.R. Reddy (Prof Incharge, Horticulture Dept.); Sri V. Prassana Kumar (Deputy Registrar-Horticulture Dept), Mr. C.P. Sharma (Asst Horticulturist), Mr. V.V.Subbarao (Jr Horticulturist) and the Horticulture staff participated in this plantation drive.

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More details can be had from the Horticulture Department on 040-2313 2710