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AICRP on Sorghum
( AICRP - Sorghum )

Objectives

  • Develop hybrids, varieties, parental lines and novel genetic stocks and conduct and monitor multi-location testing of coordinated trials of
  • Develop and popularize integrated crop production technologies and plant protection practices to major insect and diseases
  • Identification of diversified sources of multiple resistances to key pests and diseases and use in breeding
  • Promotion of organic farming and development of profitable inter-cropping systems to render sorghum based cropping systems are more competitive.
  • To participate in publicly- funded activities such as germplasm collection and evaluation, Breeder Seed production, and Front-line demonstrations.