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Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research Station, Anand



Agro - technology development, including plant introduction and improvement aspects of the identified species, by co-coordinated efforts of various disciplines. Viz., Genetics & Plant   Breeding, Agronomy, Plant Physiology and Phytochemistry. Basically to strengthen and complement ICAR supported coordinated/network research project on  MAP.

  • To collect & conserve of those species whose availability (from wild) is fast dwindling.
  • To conduct basic research on those aspects of the crops which are relevant and concurrently to carry out applied research for overall improvement of the M&AP crops.
  • To develop high quality materials of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants through crop improvement and crop physiological aspects.
  • To introduce and develop the agro technology of new Medicinal & Aromatic plants  which  have potential for commercial cultivation in Gujarat.
  • To study the biochemical parameters of different Medicinal plants through phytochemical analysis.
  • To establish Medicinal and Aromatic plants garden for informations and to provide seed/planting material for needy farmers.

To train needy farmers for agro technology of new adopted M&AP crops and value added quality processing materials.


Sr.No. Name of the scheme B. H. Type of scheme Funding agency
1 All India Network Project on Medicinal and aromatic plant project 2043 AICRP ICAR, Boriavi, Anand
2 Strengthing research in medicinal and aromatic plants 12016-1 Plan State Government
3 Strengthing of Centre of Excellence - Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 12966 Plan State Government
4 Training program on medicinal and aromatic plants 12988-05 Plan State Government
5 Centrally Sponsored Scheme - National Horticulture Mission on Medicinal and Aromatic   Plants 18246-98 Other agency Directorate of Arecanut and Spicies Development (DASD), Calicut, Kerala


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