Department of Crop Improvement

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  • To revive the practice of growing redgram crop during Summer in New Cauvery delta zone, short duration redgram genotypes are being evaluated for their suitability.
  • Research is also being undertaken to replace summer irrigated blackgram variety, ADT-5 through mutation breeding.
  • An emasculator has been designed and fabricated to emasculate flowers of various pulses crops and this devise is under further modification for effective usage.
  • Protocol has been standardised for the mass multiplication of virus free seedlings of banana variety, Poovan through micro-propagation.