National Workshop on
Shiitake Mushroom: As Nutraceutical and Next Generation Functional Food
(In Hybrid mode)
22-24th February 2022
Venue: ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region Manipur Centre, Imphal
Jointly organised by
ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region Manipur Centre, Imphal
Society for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology (SPBB), New Delhi
About the Workshop
Shiitake Mushroom (Lentinula edodes) has been under cultivation for hundreds of years in many South East Asian countries including India and is the most popular edible mushroom in the world, contributing to 22% of world mushroom supply. Comprising of both culinary and nutraceutical properties, shiitake mushroom is relished as a highly appetizing and nourishing food stuff. India in general and North East Region (NER) in particular encompass a large biodiversity of Shiitake Mushroom. The native strains of shiitake are relished by the locals in NER India and its commercial cultivation has large potential as fresh, processed and nutraceutical in international export market.
The theme of National Workshop on “Shiitake Mushroom: As Nutraceutical and Next Generation Functional Food” will attract deliberations on recent understanding in Shiitake Mushroom, its value addition and use as nutraceutical functional food. The information and recommendation will be useful for researchers, entrepreneurs, farmers and policy makers.
1.Shiitake Mushroom: An Indian Perspective
2.Shiitake Mushroom: Nutraceutical & Next Generation Functional Food
3.Mushroompreneurs Meet: An Interactive Meet