CURRENT PROJECTS

INSTITUTE PROJECTS

ENHANCEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVITY OF MAJOR HILL CROPS

    *  Genetic Improvement of Wheat and Barley for Higher Productivity, Quality, Biotic and Abiotic Stresses

    *  Genetic Improvement of Rice for Higher Productivity, Quality, Biotic and Abiotic Stresses

    *  Genetic Improvement of Maize for Higher Productivity, Quality, Biotic and Abiotic Stresses

    *  Genetic Improvement of Small Millets and Under-Utilized  Crops for Higher Productivity, Quality, Biotic and Abiotic Stresses

    *  Genetic Improvement of Pulses and Oilseeds for Higher Productivity, Quality, Biotic and Abiotic Stresses

    *  Genetic Improvement of Vegetables for Higher Productivity, Biotic Stress and Quality Traits

    *  Basic and Strategic Research for Genetic Enhancement of Major Hill Crops for Biotic Stresses and Quality Traits Using Molecular Tools

NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTIVITY

 *  Soil Health Management for Enhancing Productivity of Hill Crops

 *  Yield Enhancement of Major Hill Crops Through Diversification and Efficient Resource Utilization

 *  Enhancing Crop Productivity with Special Emphasis on Conservation Agriculture

 *  Fodder Production Management with Special Reference to Utilization of Marginal and Wasteland

 *  Integrated Water and Soil Management for Enhancing Production and Input Use Efficiency

 *  Utilization of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria (PGPB) for Enhancing Crop Productivity in Hill Agriculture

 *  Mechanization of Hill Agriculture Through Development of Suitable Farm Implements and Machineries

 *  Use of Plastic in Agriculture Particularly in Protected Cultivation, Water Harvesting and Packaging (Through (AICRP)

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT

    *  Development of Cost Effective Management Strategies for Major Diseases and Insect-Pests under Protected Cultivation

    *  Management of major Soil Borne Diseases under Different Vegetable Cropping Sequences

    *  Integrated Pest Management for Chewing Pests in Major Hill Crops

SOCIO-ECONOMIC STUDIES AND TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY

    *  Information Communication Technology and Knowledge Management in Agriculture

    *  Assessment of Drudgery Prone Activities and Nutritional Status of Hill Farm Women

    *  Study on Socio-Economics Aspects of Hill Farming and Extension Methods

EXTERNALLY FUNDED PROJECTS

*   Indo-Australian Program on Triple Rust Resistance in Wheat.

*   CPR on Agro biodiversity, PGR Management, Component II.

*   Development of Micronutrient Enriched Maize through Molecular Breeding - Phase II (DBT Funded).

*   Molecular Marker Assisted Development of Biotic Stress Resistant Wheat Varieties.

*   Application of Microorganisms in Agriculture and Allied Sectors (AMAAS)

*   Post Harvest Technology for Value Addition and Marketing of Agricultural Produce (Through AICRP)

*   Pyramiding multiple resistance genes using MAS for durable resistance against blast in the North West Himalayas (DBT Funded).

*   AICRP on Plasticulture Engineering and Technologies.

*   Water Management Project under AICRP.

*   Bioprospecting for Microbial Products that effects Cold Alleviation and Growth (AMAAS).

*   Preparation of Plant Variety Protection and Distinctness, Uniformity and Stability testing through ICAR-SAU System (DUS).

*  Formation and Promotion of Farmers Producer Organisation (NABARD funded)

*  Information Dissemination System(s) for Empowering Farming Community of Uttarakhand (NASF)

* National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystems (NMSHE) Taskforce 6 (Agriculture) for Lower  and Middle Himalaya

* Identification, assessment and enhancement of soil carbon and nitrogen sequestration potential of different ecosystems in the center Himalayan through a community participatory approach (Project Under National  Mission on Himalayan Studies)

 

OTHER PROJECTS

*   National Seed Project (since 1986)

  *   Tribal Sub Plan

 

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