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

Objectives

  • Maintenance, evaluation and identification of trait specific accessions.
  • Development of short duration and high yielding varieties with in-built resistance to major biotic/ abiotic stresses.
  • Development of dual purpose/flax varieties with quality fibre.
  • Sustainability of linseed based cropping systems with reference to input management.
  • Improving nutrient use efficiency through better product development and method of application.
  • Screening of breeding lines against major diseases and pests under field condition.
  • Integrated disease and pest management.
  • Value addition and product diversification in order to ensure higher profitability.
  • Organization of Frontline demonstrations