All India Coordinated Research Project on Linseed

Thrust Area

  • Development of short duration and high yielding varieties with in-built resistance to major biotic/abiotic stresses through pre-breeding and marker assisted selection.
  • 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.
  • Impact of climate change on insect-pest and diseases prevalence and development of forecasting models.
  • Integrated disease and pest management.
  • Value addition and product diversification in order to ensure higher profitability.