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Dr. Akhilesh Sharma

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Mobile: +919816612008

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Profile

  • Systematic improvement work in potential vegetable crops was initiated in Himachal Pradesh after the establishment of Department of Vegetable Science and Floriculture in 1976 at Chambaghat, Solan under HPU, Shimla.

  • It was established at CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur in the year 1985 to teach under-graduate courses and simultaneously, research was also initiated on important vegetable crops. During the year 1987, M.Sc. in Agriculture in the discipline of Vegetable Science was started that followed with Ph.D. (Vegetable Science) from the year 1991.Vision

  • Excellence of Vegetable Science in agriculture.

Vision

  • Excellence in Vegetable Science

Mission

  • Human Resource development and boost vegetable production

Thrust Area of Research

  •  Development of high yielding, horticulturally desirable and disease resistant varieties of important vegetable crops.

  •  Development of horticulturally desirable hybrids of tomato, bell pepper, cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli and cucumber by using different genetic mechanisms for open and protected conditions.

  •  Collection, evaluation, maintenance and conservation of germplasm of different vegetable crops.

  •  Standardization of production technology of important vegetable crops for open and protected environments.

  •  Nucleus and breeder seed production of different released varieties

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