Main Vegetable Research Station, Anand

Objectives

  • Collection, evaluation and maintenance of indigenous and exotic germplasms of mandate crops viz., brinjal, tomato, chilli, okra and cucurbits
  • To generate new germplasms for high yielding, disease resistant and better quality traits
  • To develop varieties / hybrids of above crops having high yield potential, resistant to biotic stresses with better quality
  • Testing of newly developed genotypes under various environments to find out their adaptability
  • Screening and testing of germplasm as well as promising material against important diseases and insects
  • To generate the IPM modules for the economic and eco-friendly control of insect pests
  • To produce the breeder seeds of different varieties
  • To produce and distribute seeds of different vegetable crops among the farmers, seeds producers and NGOs
  • To disseminate vegetable production and protection technologies to the farmers using various extension tools
 
 
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