EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING/HANDS ON TRAINING
MODULE III : COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE
CMA.403: COMMERCIAL MUSHROOM PRODUCTION
Characteristic of edible and non edible mushrooms. Farm layout and equipments for mushroom cultivation. Spore print preparation of mushrooms,Preparation of culture media for growing pure culture, mother culture of mushroom and preparation of spawn. Preparation of different substrates for cultivation of oyster and milky mushrooms. Methods of spawning spawn run/cropping, harvesting and packaging. Post harvest processing and preservation; of oyster mushrooms. Visit to mushroom production units. Preparation of project proposals for establishing mushroom production units.