Characterization of Rice Landraces germplasm visited ZARS, VC Farm Mandya on 12 April 2019
Director NBPGR, Dr. Kuldeep Singh and his team Dr. Rakesh Singh and Dr Vimala Devi S visited ZARS VC Farm Mandya, to monitor the rice germplasm grown for characterization under CRP-AB on 12th April 2019.
The rice germplasm grown at Mandya, consists of unique rice landraces of India conserved in the Long-term Storage at National GeneBank, NBPGR. During the visit, discussion was made with Dr. Rajendra Prasad, VC, UAS Bangalore, Dr. Y.G. Shadakshari, Dir of Research and Dr. Vasudevan, ADR, ZARS Mandya and Dr. M.P. Rajanna, Senior Rice Breeder.
During the visit, director also interacted with the Dr. Shiv Shankar, Dean, UAS Mandya college and the B.Sc.(Agri students).
(Source: Dr. Dr. Vimala Devi Sadanandam, ICAR-NBPGR,)