Achievements

Following are the achievements of the institute:

  • Developed 25 high yielding fodder varieties i.e. oats (5), berseem (5), alfalfa (1), rye grass (1),  sorghum (4), S.S. hybrid (1), pearl millet (2), maize (1), guar (3), Maize x Teosinte (1) and cowpea (1).
  • 10 new fodder varieties are in pipeline for variety approval:
  • 1 berseem and 1 maize line has been recommended by expert sub-committee.
  • Spot examination of 2 oats and 1 pearl millet line has been completed.
  • Spot examination of 2 sorghum, 2 guar and 1 jantar line will be done in current year.
  • Developed improved technology for seed and fodder production of berseem, alfalfa and sorghum.
  • pre-basic seed of fodder crops were produced