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Seed Technology Division

The division of seed technology was established during fifth five year plan in 1975 to take up research activities in forage quality seed production. The division was established with interdisciplinary approach to work on various aspects of seed research. During the last thirty seven years, the division strived to found the reasons on various seed related problems. Apart from research the division has very good setup for seed production, processing, storage, testing and single window sale system as per the ICAR mandate.


icon To conduct research on different aspects of production, standards and storage of forage seeds


icon Development of innovative technologies for seed production and quality enhancement

icon Production of high quality breeder seed of forage crops including grass seed


icon Quality seed production and storage in forage crops

Thrust Areas:

icon Economically viable quality seed production technologies in fodder crops, range grasses and legumes

icon Seed standards and testing protocols in range grasses and legumes

icon Eco-friendly safe seed storage technologies

icon Quality seed production