Mandate Crops

  • To undertake innovative, basic, strategic and applied research for developing technologies to enhance productivity of vegetable crops, their nutrient quality, post harvest management and value addition.

  • To provide scientific leadership in coordinated network research for solving location specific problems of production and to monitor breeder seed production of released / notified varieties.

  • To act as a national repository of scientific information relevant to vegetable crops and as a centre for training for up-gradation of scientific manpower working on vegetable crops.

  • To develop high yielding, good quality, disease and pest resistant varieties/hybrids of selected vegetable crops.

  • To develop advanced production and protection technologies for selected vegetable varieties/hybrids.

  • To undertake germplasm collection, maintenance and documentation in vegetable crops.

  • To improve the compilation of data and analysis by provision of micro processing facilities especially of regional trials undertaken in coordinated research project and network schemes.

  • To provide technical supervision for the breeder seed production of released varieties and parental lines of vegetable crops.

Our Mandate Crops

Based on high nutritional value and scope for value addition, major emphasis will be laid on the following crops for developing technologies at national level:

Tomato

Brinjal

Chilli

Chilli

Cucumber

Cucumber

Bottle Gourd

Bottle Gourd

Bitter Gourd

Bitter Gourd

Okra

Okra

Musk Melon

Musk Melon

Pumpkin

Pumpkin

Pea

Pea