The Department of Horticulture, of the Government of Andhra Pradesh, is organising a 5-day Horticulture Expo, from 26th to 30th January, at the People's Plaza grounds on Necklace Road. This is the 20th annual show being organised in succession by the department, and is one of the largest showcases of horticultural wealth and transfer of technology in India.
This year, along with 40 nurseries, there will be over 200 stalls exhibiting fruits, plantation crops, vegetables, tuber crops, flowers, spices, beekeeping equipment, mushrooms and condiments, regular and exotic plants, saplings, agriculture technology, irrigation methods, and seeds and fertilizers. Products will be sourced from reputed private companies from all over India.
Also, green-houses and accessories, agri-export services, government and semi-government organisations, pesticides, tissue culture, financial institutions, horticulture implements and machinery will be part of the exhibition.
About 20,000 farmers are likely to visit the expo, and the department is providing transportation from 22 districts of the state. The expo will provide a platform for new business contracts and sales opportunities, apart from exchanging of ideas among farmers, researchers, processors, traders and others involved in horticulture sector.
Entry is free. Please contact the Department Of Horticulture at 2323-4091 / 2324-0124 for further details.