Establishment of Export Oriented Floriculture Center at Pattoki

Location: Pattoki, Multan, Rawalpindi
Duration: July 01, 2014 to June 30, 2017
Total Cost- Rs. 15.00 Millions
Objectives:
  • Development of commercial floriculture database.   
  • Introduction of new interventions like lilium, gerbera & carnation.
  • Introduction of rose petals dehydration technology.
  • Production of pathogen free plants through tissue culture techniques.
  • Minimizing import of floricultural products by propagation and introduction of new germplasm.
  • Supply of planting material on cheaper rates.
  • Uplifting of farming community by increasing the farmer’s income through floricultural crops.
  • Mobilization of women community.
Potential Areas:
  • Database survey for the commercial floriculture being carried out at Pattoki for further planning and development of floriculture.
  • Export of rose petals. 
  • Provision of pathogen free plants to the farmers for quality production of floricultural products.
  • Minimization in import of cut-flowers like lillium, carnation, gerbera & their planting material.  
Strategy to achieve the Objectives:
  • Conduction Of  Data Based Survey Of Floriculture At Pattoki 
  • Introduction of Commercial Flowers Dehydration Technology at Multan
  • Up-gradation of Tissue Culture Project, Rawalpindi For Production of Pathogen Free Ornamental Plants
Targets:
  • Production of 40000 saplings of each carnation & gerbera through tissue culture.
  • Production of 100000 saplings of Gruss-an-Teplitz rose.
  • Free of cost provision of 100000 saplings of Gruss-an-Teplitz rose to farmers. 
  • Conduction of workshops/seminars (15 Nos.).
  • Conduction of data based survey of floriculture at Pattoki.