COTTON SECTION GPB
COTTON SECTION GPB
Phone No : 9812700110
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All India Coordinated Cotton Improvement Project started functioning since 1967. The major objective of the project has been to maintain and screen the germplasm of cotton, develop high yielding cotton varieties/hybrids for Haryana state, study agronomic requirements and develop production technologies for higher cotton production under normal and stress conditions, develop management strategies for emerging pests and diseases in the climate change scenario. With the funds available from State Government, work is also carried out and strengthened on other aspects like development of high yielding and early maturing desi cotton (G. arboreum) varieties with suitable quality, breeding for high yielding and high ginning outturn desi cotton quality hybrids based on genetic male sterility system and development & maintenance of genetic male sterile lines in desi cotton. Work is also carried out on the development of high yielding, better fiber quality and CLCuD resistant Bt cotton varieties/hybrids and genotypes suitable for high density planting system.
An interdisciplinary team of seven scientists, three senior research fellows and two Young Professionals; is engaged in improvement work on cotton. Presently eight schemes are operative in Cotton Section for cotton improvement work at CCS HAU, Hisar.
Last Updated :-Sun, Jul 09 2023
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Dr. I. S. Sheoran was awarded Hari Om Ashram award for team research, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai award and NAAS Fellow : -
system having Eucalyptus tereticornis as a strip plantation should be established on the water logged soils. In this model north to south field boundary is converted into 2.6 m wide and 45 cm high raised bund on which two rows of trees can be planted. The intervening space is left for the crops with minimum of shade effect due to the north-south direction of bunds� initiated by Drs. O.P. Toky, Rajiv Angrish and J.C. Kaushik included in the HAU Package of Practices.
Van Mahotsav was celebrated at CCS HAU premises in Botanical Garden of the Department of Botany & Plant Physiology On 27th July, 2015. The guest of honour in the function was honourable Agriculture Minister Sh. O.P.Dhankar. The Agriculture Minister, Vice -Chancellor (Dr. K.S.Khokhar), Member of Board (Dr. Ramesh Yadav) & Dean PGS (Dr. Rajbala Grewal) planted Tejpata, Putjeeva, Raintree and Chandni trees in Botanical Gardn.
On 20th August, 2015 tree plantation programme was conducted by the Department of Botany & Plant Physiology, College of Basic Sciences & Humanities in the Botanical Garden. The Deputy Director General (Crop Science) Dr. J.S.Sandhu Guest of Honour planted trees, along with dignitaries Vice -Chancellor (Dr.K.S.Khokhar), Registrar (Dr.M.S.Dahiya), Director of Research (Dr.S.S.Siwach), Dean, COA (Dr. R.K.Pannu) & Dean, COBS&H (Dr.R.KJain). The planted trees were Sacred Ashoka, Kachnar, Dalchini, Ashok and Ficus Sp.
Organized 4 day Third Indian Palynological conference on Palynology in Crop Production & Improvement in Sepetember 21-23, 1981.
Organized 3 day Symposium of Plant Physiology (1984) in collaboration with Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi.
The Department organized National Level Training Programme on Biodrainaege: Potential and Practice funded by Ministry of Water Resources G.O.I., from Feb 1st to 6th, 2008. Dr. R. Angrish of this Department was the Course Director, held at DHRM, CCS HAU, Hisar.