Department of Horticulture and Agroforestry

Last Updated: September 09, 2018



Thrust Area


  • Niche based evaluation and recommendation of the different fruit crops and varieties.

  • Establishment of gene bank of high yielding varieties.

  • Strengthening of existing nursery raising programme to meet the ever increasing demand of the farmers of the state.

  • Research on Agroforestry under AICRP on Agroforestry.

    Collection, evaluation & large scale multiplication of germplasam

            a) Toona ciliata ( Tooni) for timber production.

            b) Sapindus mukorossi  (Ritha) for soapnut production.

  • Establishment of fruit nurseries at KVKs as well as research stations of the university. 

  • Establishment of community orchards at Panchayat/ block level.

  • Popularization of potential fruit crops like Pecan, Kiwi, Strawberry, Apricot and Nectarine etc.

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