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BackStudy Tour to SRRC (ICAR-CSWRI), Mannavanur by Students and Faculty Members of Madras Christian College

Three faculty members and 64 students from Dept. of Botany, Madras Christian College (178 years old), Tambaram, Chennai – 59 visited Southern Regional Research Centre, Mannavanur on study tour as a part of their educational curriculum on 11th March 2015. Dr.A.S.Rajendiran, Ph.D., Principal Scientist & OIC, SRRC welcomed the staff and the students of MCC, Chennai -59 and spelled the genesis and the general activities of SRRC, Mannavanur. Subsequently, Scientists and Technical Officers interacted with the students and briefed on various aspects of sheep, rabbits, wool and woollen products including the different forage crops being used for feeding both sheep and rabbits. The students had shown very much interest in learning process pertaining to both sheep and rabbit husbandry practices and given the positive feedback about the various activities of SRRC.  The said trip was highly successful and the students were enriched in the subject area of the sheep and rabbit husbandry as well as wool industry.