Development of Drought Tolerant Hybrids

Title

Development of drought tolerant doubled haploid Maize hybrids

Objectives

  • Screening and selectiopn of drought tolerant pure lines with desired characters combinations according to standard and target drought tolerance table with combination of desired traits
  • maintenance of selected 20(10) for autumn and 10 for spring seasons) inbred lines
  • Development of drought tolerant doubled haploid pure  inbred lines.
  • Testng of doubled-haploid drought tolerant hybrids. Maintenance of doubled haploid drought tolerant inbred lines
  • Testing of drought tolerant doubled haploid hybrids for adaptability and commercialization.

Project Cost

Rs. 6.467 Million

Duration

2015-2020