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Agricultural Research Station (Garlic & Onion)
Junagadh Agricultural University,
Talaja (Dist. : Bhavnagar)

Year of Establishment: 2011


The Agriculture Research Station (Garlic & Onion) was established at Talaja during the year 2011 in the state with the objectives to research on different crops like Onion, Garlic and Bajra.


1.  To screen and evaluate the varieties of high yielding potential, better bulb quality and tolerance to different biotic and abiotic stress.

2.  To develop location specific production technology.

3.  To act as testing centre for multilocational trials of different crops.

4.  To evolve production technologies for newly developed and improved varieties.

5.  To provide breeder seed of groundnut varieties to the agencies of Gujarat.


1.  To develop agro technology and plant protection measures for Onion, Garlic and Bajra variety.

2.  To produce breeder seeds of groundnut varieties as per state indents.

3.  To produce foundation and truthful seeds of Groundnut, Soyabean, Sesamum, Onion and Garlic.

4.  To assess agronomic practices of Onion, Garlic and Bajra.

Faculty Profile :
Sr. No.
Specialized Subject
Mr. V. R. Ahir
Assistant Research Scientist
M. Sc. Agri
Plant Pathology
Mr. R. P. Kamaliya
Agriculture Officer
M. Sc. Agri
Mr. A. S. Dabhi
Agriculture Supervisor
Diploma in Agri.
Mr. S. G. Sudani
Agriculture Assistant
Polytechnic in Horti.
Mr. A. M. Jajada
Agriculture Assistant
Diploma in Agri.
Research projects and schemes – ongoing:
Name of Scheme
Budget Head
Type of Scheme
Funding Agency
Establishment of research center on Onion at Talaja
Sugarcane research scheme for Talaja centre
Non Plan
Project for research in Bajari at Garlic and Onion research centre, Talaja
Non Plan
Revolving Fund
Research Activities:

1.  Testing of newly developed genotypes of Onion and Garlic under different categories of trials viz; SSVT, LSVTand Bajri under different categories of trials viz; IHT, AHT, LSHT, SSHT, PRT

2.  Seed multiplication of different varieties of different crops on large scale to  need of various seed production agencies.

Transfer of Technologies:

The agricultural technology developed at this research station is being provided to the farmers of this region and students in the following ways.

1.  Providing information to the farmers in Krishi mahotsav.

2.  Educating students and farmers coming to this station during education tour.

3.  By participation in Krishi shibir like activities.


College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, JAU, Junagadh improved its ranking at National Level. In National Ranking of CSR-GHRDC Engineering Colleges Survey 2022.
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In Gujarat State Institutional Rating Framework (GSIRF) 2021-22 Junagadh Agricultural University got 5th position