contents

      Preface

1.    Executive Summary...............................................................................              1

2.    Introduction............................................................................................               9

3.    Research Achievements........................................................................            13

       3.1   Crop Improvement........................................................................              13

       3.2   Crop Production...........................................................................               54

       3.3   Grassland and Silvopastoral Management..................................               72

       3.4   Plant Animal Relationship............................................................               90

       3.5   Seed Technology........................................................................                99

       3.6   Farm Machinery and Post Harvest Technology..........................             107

       3.7   Social Sciences..........................................................................              113

       3.8   Regional Research Centre, Avikanagar.....................................              116

       3.9   Regional Research Centre, Dharwad........................................              117

       3.10 Regional Research Centre, Palampur.......................................              120

4.    Technology Assessed and Transferred.............................................              122

5.    Training..............................................................................................               123

6.    Linkages and collaboration in India and abroad.................................               124

7.    AICRP/Coordination Unit...................................................................               125

8.    List of Publications.............................................................................               127

9.    List of Approved on Going Projects...................................................               146

10.  SRC, RAC and Management Committee..........................................              154

11.  Workshops, Seminars, Summer Institutes, Farmers' Day.................             155

12.  Distinguished Visitors........................................................................               156

13.  Visits Abroad.....................................................................................                158

14.  Personnel...........................................................................................               159

15.  Summary in Hindi...............................................................................              165

       Appendix-I..........................................................................................               171