Research thrust

  • Genetic improvement of short duration chickpea for biomass, grain yield, biotic and abiotic stresses
  • Genetic improvement of maize for grain yield and biotic stresses



  • Off-season Nursery for chickpea, lentil, mungbean, pigeonpea,  maize & other major crops of national importance for advancing breeding generations, disease screening and production of new crosses
  • Quality seed production in chickpea and pearl millet