Research Thrust

The main research thrust in floriculture crops:

  • Collection, maintenance and assessment of germplasm from different parts of the country and abroad.
  • Development of new varieties in different crops using conventional and non conventional methods.
  • Improvement in agro-techniques for the production of flowers in open and protected environment for domestic and export markets.
  • Collection maintenance and assessment of turf grasses for various Landscape usage and environment conditions
  • Development of a package for post-harvest technology of flowers and value addition in flower crops
  • Improvement in propagation techniques using in vivo and in vitro methods
  • Survey, identification and control of important physiological disorders, diseases and insects.