Vegetable Science

Name of the Head of Department: Dr. B. N. Satodiya

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About the Department

The Department of Vegetable Sciences was established in April 2018. Department offer various courses for cultivation of tropical, sub tropical, temperate and underground crops. Department also teaching the course related to breeding and seed production of vegetable, spices and tuber crops as well as protected cultivation of vegetable crops for  undergraduate students. Department provides lab and farm facility where students can be given practical exposure. Department is also involved in development of sustainable and economical technology for vegetable crops. Department also organizing different extension activities such as workshops, seminars, training programmes, farmer day and delivering talks/lectures as well as telephonic guidance.

 

Courses offered by department in Under Graduates programme (5th Dean’s committee)

 

Sr.

No.

Course

 No.

Name of Course

Credit

1

VEG 2.1

Tropical and Subtropical Vegetable crops

3(2+1)            

2

VEG 3.2

Temperate Vegetable Crops

2(1+1)

3

VEG 3.3

Precision Farming and Protected Cultivation

3(2+1)

4

VEG 4.4

Spices and Condiments

3(2+1)

5

VEG 5.5

Potato and Tuber Crops

2(1+1)

6

VEG 5.6

Breeding of Vegetable, Tuber and  Spice Crops

3(2+1)

7

VEG 6.7

Seed Production of Vegetable, Tuber and Spice Crops

3(2+1)

 

 

Total

 19 (12+7)

On-going research schemes/projects:

Sr. No.

Name of  Project

PI/Co-PI

Funding Agency

  1.  

Evaluation of vegetables during different season under different shade net conditions

PI

Anand Agricultural University

Major achievements of research:

Research Recommendations

Nos.

Contribution in Variety develop

05

Farming Community

10

Scientific Community

00

Total

15

Publications:

Sr. No.

Particulars

No. of Publications

Above 5 NAAS Rating

Below 5

NAAS Rating

1

Research Paper

National

08

07

01

International

09

03

06

2

Research Reports/Booklet/ Bulletin etc.

17

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3

Books

03

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4.

Popular Articles

64

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Extension activities:

  • Lecture delivered to farmer/Officer/extension worker and visitors---95
  • T.V. programme delivered---03
  • Working as a as a Convener of MGMG team No.29
  • Working as a as a level-2 officer for Kisan Call Centre

Participation:

  • Agricultural fair -07
  • Farmer Day/Field day-18
  • Krishi Mahotsav attended: 13

Department infrastructure and museum:

Sr. No.

Facilities available

  1.  

Cafeteria

  1.  

Lab and Museum

Future plans/thrust areas:

  1. Assign research on new technology studies to PG students
  2. Strengthening research on improved and sustainable production technologies for cultivation of vegetable crops.
  3. Production of quality planting material for various vegetable crops
  4. Exploring the possibility of vegetable grafting for biotic and abiotic stress
 
 
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