- India is having diverse agro climatic zones and the agriculture practices are different in different regions. Hence, the requirement of seeds for commercial production of various crops varies.
- With this information better products in different vegetables, cotton, paddy etc are developed and evaluated for their performance in different agro climatic conditions.
Breeding for improved F1 development
- Breeding programs initiated for Non Bt desi cotton, germplasm collection evaluation, trait identification, and hybrid development is undertaken for sucking pest and draught tolerant like traits. Similarly, Open pollinated and F1 hybrid development initiated in rice crop.
- For small farm holding farmers a crop that gives good income like marigold flower are important. Breeding for GMS line development and open pollinated varieties selected