Salient achievement of ICAR-NRCSS, Ajmer for last five years

Seed spice improvement and germplasm collection, conservation, and utilization At present, about 7000 germplasm lines of seed spices are conserved and maintained in India (with ICAR-NRCSS, Ajmer, and AICRP centers). Being a national active germplasm site (NAGS) for seed spices, ICAR-NRCSS, Ajmer is a repository of 2250 germplasm lines (2017-18). In the past five years […]

Society for Millets Research

Millets as a group of crops are represented by sorghum (jowar), pearl millet (bajra), finger millet (ragi), and minor millets like banyard millet, proso millet, Kodo millet, and foxtail millet. Being an excellent source of essential nutrients to the millions of rural poor in India, they are also called ‘nutritious cereals’. Millets are the staple […]