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Regional Fruit Research Station is one of the renowned research stations of Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli (India), located at Vengurle, District Sindhudurg Maharashtra, India just North of Goa. It was established in the year 1957, with a mission to undertake the research and extension work on fruit crops in general and mango and cashew in particular. The station has completed 50 glorious years of its commitment to the society and boasts a concrete contribution in research on mango and other tropical fruit crops that has influenced on the economy of the Konkan region. This station has recommended more than hundreds of production technologies including crop improvement. Among them grafting technologies (epicotyl and soft-wood grafting), development of regular bearing mango varieties and paclobutrazol application for early and regular bearing in mango varieties are the milestones for expansion of the area as well as improvement of mango productivity.

                Geographically Vengurle is located at 15 52' North latitude and 73 38' East longitude at elevation of 8.84 m above mean sea level. It is just near border of Goa which is a known tourist place internationally. The climate of Vengurle is typical tropical climate i.e. warm and humid with mild winter. Vengurle is emerging as a commercial agrotourism center. It is surrounded by a semicircular range of hills with lustrous tropical forest on the east and Arabian Sea with pristine beaches on the west. The town has rich cultural heritage. Beautiful temples of Vengurle have alluring architecture with reminiscent of South Indian style of temple architecture. Fishermen seen launching their traditional boats and nets daily into the sea is an interesting feature to watch on this beach. Vengurle, is natural port was initially established during 1665 by Dutch traders and subsequently by British rulers.

Venue
  

The International conference will be held at Regional Fruit Research Station,Vengurle (near Goa), Dist. –Sindhudurg, Pin code: 416 516, Maharashta, India. The programme will be announced on thewebsite: www.mangoic2018.org

HOW TO REACH

By Air:-

Dabolim, Goa international airport is the nearest airport from Vengurle. It is 90 km from Vengurle. One can hire taxi to reach the venue from airport.

Mumbai airport is situated at 506 km distance from Vengurle.

BY Train:-

Kudal and Sawantwadi are the two nearest railway stations on Konkan railway route. Trains are available from Mumbai

By Road:-

Vengurle is 20 km from Kudal and 27 km from Sawantwadi. Both are well connected with Goa and Mumbai by public and private buses By Road from Kudal By Road from Sawantwadi Train

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