A. Laboratory Services
The NHRDF has also recently established a modern Pesticide Residue Analysis Laboratory at its Head Office, Chitegaon, Nashik. The laboratory has also been recognized by APEDA, and also approved by Agmark and accredited by NABL for residue analysis in all export oriented agricultural produce especially grapes, pomegranate, mango, onion and other such products. This laboratory has also been approved by the third countries for the purpose of drawing up documents, which must accompany each consignment of wine imported in to the community. (Article 48 of commission Regulation (EC) No. 555/2008 of 27 June 2008) and recognized by the European Union.
The details of services available with NHRDF Labs are given as below:
a] Soil, water and plant petiole Testing:
b] Bio-products / Organic Manure:
c] Wine Testing:
d] Pesticide Residue testing in fruits, vegetables & Pea nut:
e] Pesticides Residue testing charges in bio & chemical pesticides samples*:
The laboratories of NHRDF are equipped with modern and sophisticated equipments. The pesticides residues analysis laboratory is following Quality System based on the national and international standards.
B. TESTING EFFICACY OF NEW PRODUCTS ON VEGETABLE CROPS AT DIFFERENT LOCATIONS
The NHRDF is extending the services of field evaluation of insecticides, fungicides, herbicides and growth harmones of various companies meant for registration or for the recommendation to growers of onion, garlic, tomato, okra and other such vegetable crops.
C. TRAINING ON PRODUCTION AND POST-HARVEST TECHNOLOGY
The NHRDF extends trainings to farmers/exporters, delegation from national and international agencies on production and post-harvest technologies of onion, garlic and other vegetables.
D. INFORMATION CENTRE
The NHRDF surveys onion and garlic crops and crop prospect reports along with market information are compiled every month. The same is being passed on to the Government and other such agencies on demand with no charge.
E. OTHER SERVICES
In addition, the unspecified services will be provided on charge basis after considering the quantum of work involved and facilities available with NHRDF.