Crop Improvement and Biotechnology

Head of the Division (in charge)

Dr. J. Rema


Introduction

Crop Improvement Division of IISR possesses world's largest germplasm collection in various spices. A total of 25 high yielding and high quality spices varieties have been released. Vegetative and micro propagation techniques were standardized.


Major Activites:

Development of high yielding spice varieties with superior quality


Major Research Areas:
  • Plant breeding
  • Genetics and Cytogenetics
  • Economic Botany
  • Horticulture
  • Biotechnology

Major Research Areas:
  • The IISR possesses world's largest germplasm collection in various spices.
  • A total of 25 high yielding and high quality spices varieties have been released.

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