All India Coordinated Research Project on Linseed
(AICRP-Linseed)

Mandate

  • Coordination and monitoring of multi-location research through AICRP on linseed and cooperating centres to develop varieties, crop production and crop protection technologies.
  • Collection, conservation, evaluation, documentation and supply of genetic resources and to assist in widening their genetic base.
  • Documentation and dissemination of information through publication of relevant literature.
  • Facilitate exchange of information and materials between centres engaged in linseed research.
  • Formulate location specific research on problems of national and regional priorities.
  • Provide the base for exchange of scientific information, inter-institutional and interdisciplinary linkages between the National Institutes and State Agricultural Universities.
  • To exploit medicinal properties and fibre through value addition.
  • Accelerate the pace of technology transfer.