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AICRP on Plastic Engineering in Agriculture Structures & Environment Management
(AICRP-PEASEM)

Objectives

  • To design, develop and evaluate region specific protected structures.
  • To develop packaging, storage and transportation protocol for perishables and foodgrains to enhance shelf life and to reduce PH losses.
  • To design and replace parts of existing farm equipment to make them more user friendly.
  • To develop and apply automation for micro climate control in protected structures and input application
  • To develop structures using plastics for efficient water management.
  • To develop plastic based efficient housing and feeding systems for animals.
  • Application of plastics in aquaculture including biofloc and aquaponics technologies.
  • To undertake outreach activities for technology dissemination and backstopping.