WNC, Hyderabad

Winter Nursery Centre, ICAR- Indian Institute of Maize Research

Mandate

  • Providing off season nursery facility to north Indian maize AICRP centres. Winter Nursery Centre, ICAR- Indian  Institute of Maize Research
  • Regeneration and preliminary characterization of maize accessions.
  • Organizing maize germplasm field days for AICRP centres.
  • Evaluation, acclimatization of maize introductions.
  • Evaluation of maize germplasm against stem borers, storage grain pests and PFSR.
  • Strengthening the germplasm base of the maize AICRP centres.



Facilities

Ø Threshing Floor. Winter Nursery Centre, ICAR- Indian  Institute of Maize Research
Ø Modular Cold Storage (5 ton capacity) with generator back-up.

Location

Located within the campus of Maize Research Centre,
Agricultural Research Institute of Prof. Jayashanker Telangana State Agricultural University at Rajendranagar,
Hyderabad 500 030



Staff

Dr. J.C. Sekhar, Principal Scientist (Entomology) and In-charge.
Dr. N. Sunil, Senior Scientist (Genetics & Plant Breeding).
Dr. P. Lakshmi Soujanya, Scientist (Sr. Scale)(Entomology).



Contact

Winter Nursery Centre,
ICAR-Indian Institute of Maize Research,
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030
Phone: 040-24018457 (Tele fax);
e-mail: jc[dot]sekhar[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in,
jcswnc[at]rediffmail[dot]com