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Certification Mushroom Culture Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year


Do you want to do a certification course in Mushroom Culture? Do you want to know how to do farming and cultivation of mushrooms? Then, you should pursue Certification Mushroom Culture course. Here, in this post, you can learn everything about the course such as eligibility criteria, course details, duration and career prospects.

Course Name: Certification Mushroom Culture
Group:
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 1 year

Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing Certification Mushroom Culture course is a pass degree in 10+2 or Higher Secondary Examination preferably in Science stream with Biology as one of the course from a recognized college or university.

The duration of Certification Mushroom Culture course is 1 year.

Self employment opportunity

Employment can be created for self and others by establishing mushroom cultivation unit. Cottage / small scale industry can be started with limited resources.
This industry has very high employment generation and foreign exchange earning potential.

Mushroom culture industry requires persons of following categories:

Skilled Workers: Persons trained in manual work like spawn technique, culture technique, artificial environment control, sterilization technique, harvesting, storage and packaging of mushrooms.

Certified technician in Mushroom Culture: Class 12th pass with one year training in mushroom culture practices, harvesting, storage and packaging of mushrooms.



Colleges offering Certification Mushroom Culture course in India

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Birjhora Kanya MahavidyalayaTezpur UniversityAssam

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Career in mushroom culture

Mushrooms are rich in nutritional value and are much useful in modern diet. They are often prescribed by doctors and dieticians in heart problem, obesity and diabetes. Due to its nutritional value mushrooms are in demand these days for which they are cultivated and for which certificate in mushroom culture is required.

Agricultural wastes (leaves, straws, etc.) and wastes from industry and forest can be used as sub traces for the cultivation of mushrooms and after harvesting of mushrooms, these sub traces can be reused as manures and fertilizers in agriculture. So, this is a profitable venture as the farmers do not have to invest large amount of money in fertilizers.

Another advantage of mushroom growing is that it can be grown in rooms which require small area and hence huge investment in land is not required. Mushrooms take less time for production and its yield per unit area is highest in all crops. Thus, mushroom culture is a profitable venture.

Mushrooms are quite low in calorie and therefore it is recommended as a slimming diet. Mushrooms do not contain starch and sugar (sucrose). Fat and glucose are present in very small quantity. Therefore, it can be recommended in diet of people suffering from diabetes. Due to its large demand the need of mushroom culture is increasing day by day.

Low cost of investment for mushroom cultivation and in a very smaller area, make it very suitable for self employment. High yield, low cost of production and round the year production makes it a profitable venture. Therefore, many mushroom culture industries have been set up in India where good employment opportunities exist for persons trained in mushroom culture.

Certification Mushroom Culture Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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