Research & Development

Research Farm and laboratory at Prantiya, Gandhinagar

  • Land – 4.00 Acre with wire fenced
  • Irrigation potential – One tube well with 10 HP capacity
  • Farm equipment – One tractors (55 HP ) with all essential implements &a equipment's
  • Farm office with working laboratory
  • One Net houses – 300 sq. m.
  • Seed technology laboratory
  • Biotechnology laboratory
  • Temperature controlled germplasm conservation room (4 °C)
  • Two Cold room
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Research Farm at Kamalpur, Sabarkantha

  • Land – 2.50 Acre with one room and wire fenced
  • Irrigation potential – One tube well with 7 HP capacity

Research Farm at Chandrala, Gandhinagar

  • Land – 2.00 Acre with one room and wire fenced
  • Irrigation potential – One tube well with 7 HP capacity
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Laboratory Equipments


Plant Breeding
  • Electronic balance (1000 g)
  • Computer
  • Seed Counter
  • Digital Camera

Seed Technology
  • Hot Air Oven
  • Electronic balance (1000g)
  • Computer
  • pH Meter
  • Seed Germinator
  • Magnifying lens
  • Seed Germination trays
  • Thermometer

Biotechnology
  • ELISA reader
  • ELISA washer
  • Refrigerated centrifuge
  • Electrophoresis assembly
  • pH meter
  • Water Bath
  • Hot air oven digital
  • Refrigerator

Electrophoresis assembly

  • Genetic purity test
  • Physical purity test
  • Seed moisture content
  • Field emergence test
  • Seed germination
  • Seed vigour test
  • Seed health test
  • Eliza testing for Non-BT
  • Other testing facilities
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Sources of germplasms

  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad
  • Gujarat Agricultural University, Gujarat
  • Farmers Fields and Commercial plots
  • Maharastra Agriculture University , Maharastra
  • Hariyana Agriculture University , Hariyana
  • Generating germplasm through wide crossing among land races and selecting from segregating population of crosses between elite germplasm.
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Germplasm available with PGPL for plant breeding research

Sr No Name of Crop Germplasm
1 Cotton 805
2 Maize 102
3 Bajara 30
4 Jowar 6
5 Wheat 104
6 Soyabean 15
7 Bhindi 16
8 Castor 88
9 Tur 10
10 Til 25
11 Mustard 37
12 Other [Oilseeds, Pulses and Vegetables] 177