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Agricultural Research Station, Dhandhuka

Agricultural Research Station, A.A.U.,Dhandhuka


  Agricultural Research Station

Anand Agricultural University

Dhandhuka – 382 460

Dist.- Ahmedabad (Gujarat)


The Agricultural Research Station at Dhandhuka is established during the year 1958-59. It is situated on Ahmedabad-Bhavnagar state highway about 3.5 km away from Dhandhuka city. This area is well known as "The Bhal & Coastal Area" of Gujarat under Agro climatic zone VIII. With the establishment of Agricultural University to the state in 1972 under Land Grant Commission, the activities of the station came under its jurisdiction. This research centre is mainly engage for research in Durum wheat, Desi cotton and Chickpea under rainfed as well as restricted irrigation condition. The mandate and brief salient achievement of this centre are given as below.



  • Collection, evaluation and maintenance of germplasm of Durum wheat
  • To develop new varieties of durum wheat having high yielding ability, resistance to rust diseases, tolerant to heat and drought conditions under rainfed/ restricted irrigation
  • To find out package of practices for newly developed durum wheat varieties
  • To conduct varietal trials on chickpea, desi cotton,  sesame and forage sorghum for this region
  • Breeder and Truthful seed production of Durum wheat, Desi cotton and Chickpea
  • To conduct Front Line demonstrations, One day training, Khedut shibir and field day on research station and on farmer's field under SSNNL project

Salient achievements

TTotal two varieties of Durum wheat are released Click here

Total 4 technologies are developed in last 5 year Click here

Made significant contribution in release of total 6 varieties for Bhal region in last 5 year Click here

About 836 germplasms of Durum wheat are maintained at this center Click here

About 9 long term Project/ Scheme and 3 adhoc Project/ Scheme are in operation at this centre Click here

About 6 Research papers published in International journal and 1 in National journal from this centre in last five year Click here





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