Visit of Dr. D. K. Yadava, ADG (seed), to ICAR-NBPGR, Regional Station, Jodhpur

Date Posted: 22-02-2021

A visit was undertaken by Dr. D. K. Yadava, ADG (seed), ICAR on 21st February, 2021 to see the progress of ICAR-NBPGR, Regional Station, Jodhpur. Dr. V. S. Meena, OIC, ICAR-NBPGR, RS Jodhpur gave brief introduction about the activities being run by the station and shown the live variability of the perennial fruit crop germplasm. Later on Dr Yadav brought to Musturd crop experiment where 84 Accession were under evaluation of heat and drought tolerance. He has also visited office building area, laboratory and MTS facility of the station. Dr. Yadav expressed his happiness about the way experiments are being run. He suggested that morphological characterization should be supported by biochemical studies for generation of robust information. He emphasized that wild species of mustard are expressing their genotypes in better way at Jodhpur compare to Delhi condition. Dr. Neelam Shekhawat gave detailed information about germplasm being maintained in MTS.

(Source Dr Vijay Singh Meena, ICAR-NBPGR Regional Station Jodhpur)