About the SHRD

  • The Society for Horticultural Research and Development (SHRD), Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, was founded in May 2013 and registered subsequently under the Societies Registration Act of 1860.
  • The SHRD is committed for the furtherance of all research and developmental activities, including education in the field of horticultural science.
  • The Current Horticulture is a research journal published under the aegis of SHRD, SD-70, Shastri Nagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • The prime objective of the Current Horticulture is for the advancement of the basic and fundamental research in horticultural science among horticulturists – researchers, scientists, students, educators and other stakeholders – to promote scientific exchange and interaction among them in a mission-mode approach.
  • The journal is published half yearly i.e. January-June and July-December.

The Aims and Objectives of the Society are:

  • To cultivate and promote research, education and development of horticultural science and allied branches.
  • To recognize and support excellence achieved in scientific research and development in the field of horticulture by individual scientists, inter-disciplinary teams, recognized institutions, learned societies and industry.
  • Promote contact and co-operation among R & D personnel working in different institutions and areas (including farmers/ growers, entrepreneurs and industry).
  • To disseminate scientific knowledge and technical know-how on all horticultural crops and their different aspects by holding workshops, seminars, symposia, conferences, etc. and publishing their proceedings.
  • Secure and manage funds and endowments for the promotion of horticultural science among all stakeholders.