International Institute of Horticulture Management (IIHM) is an initiative of the Ecumenical Christian Centre (ECC) and is located in its campus in Whitefield, Bangalore.  IIHM is a manifestation of ECC’s commitment to ecology and the preservation of planet Earth. It also aims at educating young men and women in scientific management of horticulture crops and thereby increase production manifold.  This training programme is organized at a time when the Nation has set a target of doubling its horticultural production within the next 10 years.

IIHM offers  short intensive Horticulture Management courses both theoretical and practical . The course  specifically address the following areas:

-- Technology related to growing fruits and vegetables.
-- Vegetable gardening
-- Element of Floriculture and cut flowers
-- Gardening -Indoor and outdoor
-- Medicinal and Aromatic plants
-- Spice crops

-- Commercial crops
-- Application of biotechnology
   in horticulture
-- Irrigation and fertigation technology

-- Protected cultivation of vegetables and flowers (greenhouse)

-- Machinery for horticultural production
-- Contract farming and linkages
-- Dry land crops and management
-- Sericulture and economics
-- Management of successful farms 
-- Financing by NABARD and Banks
-- Lecture classes are followed by field visits both within the campus and to premium farms/plantations.

The course is residential and each batch of the course will have an intake of 30 participants.
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