Research Activities

Following are the research activities of the institute:

  • Development of high yielding, early maturing, fine and coarse rice varieties carrying biotic (BLB) and abiotic (salinity and submergence) resistant genes with good cooking quality suitable for irrigated and DSR.

  • Exploiting heterosis for yield and income enhancement of rice farmers.
  • Development of rice production through resource saving, eco-friendly technologies and striving for farming excellence on sustainable basis.

  • Integrated weed, pest and disease management in rice.
  • Study/ monitor responses of lines/ varieties against different insect pests and diseases.
  • Maximization of crop and water productivity through improved water saving techniques and management interventions
  • Evaluation of quality features of rice grains.