Thrust Area(s)

  • Improvement of jute (tossa and white jute), mesta (kenaf and roselle), sunnhemp, ramie, sisal and flax for yield and quality.
  • Improvement of jute and allied fibre crops for biotic and abiotic stresses.
  • Development of economically viable and sustainable production technology, and cropping systems with jute and allied fibre crops.
  • Development of eco-friendly and low-cost crop protection technologies for minimizing yield loss
  • Transfer of technology and human resource development in relation to jute and allied fibre crops