Technologies Developed

Present area of research

Crop Improvement

  • Maintenance of rice germplasm and exploitation in breeding programmes
  • Development of short duration rice varieties suitable for Kar season
  • Development of short and medium duration rice varieties suitable for Pishanam season
  • Seed production of released rice varieties

Crop Management

  • Integrated nutrient management in rice
  • Standardization of technologies for rice mechanization
  • Standardization of organic rice production
  • Integrated weed management in rice

Crop Protection

  • Survey and surveillance of pest and diseases of rice
  • Identification of resistance sources for major pests and diseases
  • Development of management strategies for the rice stem borer, blast  and BLB