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Booking started for root trainer rubber plants
Kottayam, 02 December 2016
Growers who propose to do rubber planting in 2017 can now book root trainer plants from the Rubber Board. Root trainer plants of clones RRII 105, 414, 417, 422 and 430 will be available at from Board’s Central Nursery at Karickattoor and regional nurseries at Kadackamon (Punalur), Kanhikulam (Palakkad), Manjeri, Ulickal (Sreekantapuram) and Alakode (Taliparamba) during the next planting season. The price is Rs.75/- per plant. An amount of Rs.5/- will be refunded on return of each root trainer cup.
Application for advance booking can be downloaded from the Board’s website www.rubberboard.org.in or can be had from any of the regional offices of the Board. Duly filled form along with an advance of Rs 20 per plant can be submitted in any of the regional offices of the Board. Distribution of the planting materials will start in April 2017. Those who need planting materials from Central Nursery, Karikkattoor can make payment at all regional offices of the Board and also directly to SBT, Erumeli (Account No. 67202922940, IFSC- SBTR 0000105). Those who want planting materials from regional nurseries should pay the amount at the respective regional offices.
For more details, contact Rubber Board Head Office (0481-2301231, Ext. 323), Central Nursery, Karickattoor (04828-245362), Regional offices at Punalur (0475-2222616), Palakkad (0491-2522802), Manjeri (0483-2767026), Sreekandapuram (0460-2230700) or Taliparamba (0460-2203037).