P.hd in Agrilcultural Biotechnology:Pigeonpea

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth
In Akola

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  • PhD
  • Akola

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Krishi Nagar, 444104, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

P.hd in Agrilcultural Biotechnology:Pigeonpea

Department of Agril. Botany established in the year 1970 under Post Graduate Institute, Akola. Since establishment this department runs M.Sc. (Agri.) degree programme in the subject of Agricultural Botany (Genetics and Plant Breeding, Plant Physiology, Seed Technology and Biotechnology). Ph. D. Degree programme with specialization in Genetics and Plant Breeding as well as in Plant Physiology by course work and research was started from 1986.

Infrastructure Facilities
Laboratories: 8

1. Plant Physiology
2. Cytology
3. Seed Technology
4. Genetics and Plant Breeding
5. Plant Bio-technology Centre
6. Field facility 6 Ha

The research activities of the department are aimed at crop improvement include the development of new varieties suitable for Vidarbha region. The main crop improvement activities are mostly centered at the main campus at Akola. The research on rice, soybean, linseed, maize, mustard, sesame and bajra carried at Agril. Research Station at other locations as mentioned below.

Stations Crops
i. ARS, Sindewahi and Sakoli Paddy
ii. ARS, Buldhana Bajra
iii. College of Agriculture, Nagpur Sesame, Linseed, Mustard, Maize
iv. RRC, Amaravati Soybean

• Hybrid pigeonpea breeding based on CGMS system.
• Helicoverpa , Maruca and other pod borer resistance
• Water logging tolerance

Achievements for this centre