The strategies for the year 2015-16 are:

  • Establishment of Flower auction center at Pattoki
  • Establishment of floriculture training center at Pattoki
  • Introduction of new intervention like lilium, gerbera and carnation
  • Linkage of research, academia and industry
  • Databased survey of Pattoki floriculture area
  • Foreign training programs for staff regarding floriculture
  • Introduction of lath house/ tunnel technology for the production of floricultural plants
  • Improvement in communication system among various stake holders of floriculture
  • Visit of farmers' fields, nurseries, for advisory services and to search researchable issues of farmers
  • Research trail on cultivation and production of major cut flowers Gerbera, Gladiolus, Carnation, Rose
  • Research trial on production of cut foliage
  • Development of model farm demonstrating all the steps involved in growing cut flowers
  • On farm and field trainings, workshops/seminars for farmers awareness
  • Introduction of commercial cut flowers/ cut foliage and their export quality production
  • Introduction and dissemination of postharvest handling technology of cut flowers
  • Up-gradation of Floriculture & Landscaping training center Bagh-e-Jinnah Lahore