All India coordinated Research Project on Niger (2009): B.H.: 2052
Mandates and Objectives
To evolve high yield and oil potential varieties/populations of niger through various breeding methods.
The varietal trials of niger – IVT and AVT aiming at developing better varieties for Western Zone consisting of four stats Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
To develop the disease and pest resistance cultivar
To aware the farmers about the export potentiality of Niger crop through Front Line Demonstration (FLD) and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP)