Research Highlights

Arka Rakshak: High yielding triple disease resistant tomato F1 hybrid with export potential

 

Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) is the second most important vegetable crop in India next only to potato. In India, it is cultivated over an area of 8.79 lakh hectares with a production of 182.26 lakh tonnes. The average productivity is about 20.7  tonnes per hectare. Andra Pradesh, Odissa, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Chhatishgarh and Gujarat are the major tomato-growing states...

Success Stories

SUCCESS STORY OF USING BIOPESTICIDES FOR NEMATODE MANAGEMENT IN HORTICULTURAL CROPS

 

Plant parasitic nematodes are one of the major biotic constraints in horticultural crops causing a yield loss of 15-20% under field conditions which can exceed up to 45-50% under protected conditions.  As indiscriminate use of  chemical nematicides pose serious threat to environment and human health, IIHR has developed eco-friendly technologies for sustainable management of nematode problems in horticultural crops viz., tomato,...

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One day Brain Storming Session and Exhibition on Avocado conducted at CHES (IIHR), Chettalli, Karnataka on 27th  May 2015

 

One day Brain Storming Session and Exhibition on Avocado was organized at CHES, Chettalli on 27.05.2015. This programme is organized to discuss various issues related to avocado industry in India and to create a platform for exchange of ideas and thoughts among the scientific fraternity, entrepreneurs, farmers, growers, students from different parts of the country who have been associated with...

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