Research Programmes & Services

Seed Production

  • Nucleus, Breeder & Labeled (Pusa Beej) seed production of cereals, pulses, oilseeds, forage and vegetable crops













  • Hybrid seed production of selected crops








  • Farmers Participatory Seed Production









Fruit Plant Propagation

  • Propagation of planting material in horticultural crops








Plant Protection

  • Management of insect, disease and weed pests in seed crops.
  • Detection, identification and management of storage pests








Post Harvest Handling of Seeds

  • Seed drying, processing, treatment and packaging
  • Safe seed storage
  • Supply of seeds










Seed Research

  • Standardization of seed production technology
  • Research and development efforts on hybrids in selected crops
  • Integrated pest management
  • Standardization of processing techniques














Distribution of Breeder seed

Breeder seed of cereals, pulses, oilseeds, forage crops and vegetable crops are sold to Government seed agencies and registered seed growers of India.

Distribution of IARI Seed and Planting Material to farmers

Pusa Beej (IARI Seed) of popular varieties of paddy, wheat, moong, lentil, gram, mustard, forage sorghum, berseem and vegetable crops are sold to farmers. Horticultural plants of mango, guava, lemon and papaya were also sold.








Human Resource Development

  • Seed Production techniques
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Post Harvest technology of seeds