Governor Acharya Devvrat today visited the exhibition garden of Horticulture Research and Extension Centre, Mashobra and interacted with Scientists regarding development of different varieties of apples. He also visited the laboratory and inquired about the research work and varieties of flowers being produced by the centre.Acharya Devvrat was impressed with the research work being carried out by the scientists of the centre on cultivation of apple and floriculture. He said that the Center could be developed as main platform for zero budget natural farming."Orchardist and farmers of the area are dependent on this center and the scientists should provide them detailed information about zero budget natural farming so that desired results could be achieved", he said.He said that there was a need to completely abandon chemical fertilizers and promote natural farming to enhance the soil fertility and production of healthy food products. He asked the scientists to work in this direction and set an example for others.Dr. Sushma Bhardwaj, Director, Horticulture Research and Extension Centre welcomed the Governor and gave detailed information about the activities of the Centre.