Agricultural Research Station, Sansoli - Nenpur




Development of early maturing high yielding castor hybrids / varieties suitable to cropping systems in irrigated areas of Middle Gujarat

  • Development of early maturing high yielding hybrids / varieties having resistance to nematode and wilt complex in irrigated condition which can fit well in paddy – castor and other cropping sequences.
  • Development of high yielding and high oil hybrids / varieties having drought tolerance suitable for restricted irrigated conditions.
  • To develop hybrids and there suitable agro techniques to improve quality characteristics aiming at improving value addition.
  • Conducting research trials for the management of various insect pests of castor and maize.
  • Conducting survey for monitoring of insect pests of various crops in Kheda district.  
  • To organize training programme in Production technology to farmers, seed production technology to seed producing agencies and Hi-tech training on various aspects of castor research to technocrats / scientists, teachers, students and also to industry people. The Post Graduate students (M.Sc. Agri & Ph.D) are specifically trained on various aspects of castor research through research work during the course of their studies.
  • To act as a knowledge centre for farmers, seed industry personnel and NGO officials by arranging short term trainings on seed production, seed processing, seed testing, seed health, seed storage, seed marketing, seed laws, IPR issues and PPVFR Act to cater the needs of fast growing seed sector.  



Seed production of different classes of seed of major field crops.

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