Seeds

Seed production is one of the primary functions of the University. This is mainly undertaken through the National Seeds Projects with the following deliverables:
 
  • Production and supply of Breeder seeds as per the indent of GOK, GOI and Private Seed Agencies.
  • Production and supply of quality seeds under Scientists-Farmers Participatory Seed Production Programme on Seed Village Concept.
  • To conduct Research on Seed Technology aspects.
  • To conduct training programmes on seed production, processing, testing and storage
 
Breeder Seed and Quality Seed produced during 2012-13 and programme for 2013-14 (in quintels)
Sl no Crop 2012-13 2013-14
BreederSeed QualitySeed BreederSeed QualitySeed
1. Cereals 389 18,955 360 33,500
2. Pulses 129 364 400 5,400
3. Oilseeds 1,246 4,707 654 10,500
  Total 1,764 24,026 1,414 49,400
4. Sugarcane   26*   1500*
5. Pl. Materials (Hort. Crops)   65,000#   80,000#

*In tones and # in Numbers

 

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