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OILSEED RESEARCH SCHEME
JUNAGADH AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
JORAVAR BAUG
MANAVADAR-362630

Year of Establishment :

The Oilseed research station was started from 1979 

Introduction:

The Oilseed research Scheme, J.A.U. Manavadar is situated at Junagadh-Porbandar highway 38 km away from Junagadh. Nearest railway station is  Junagadh away  40 km  located at 21.5ºN 70.13º E. it has an average elevation of 24 meters(78 feet)

Agro-Climatic Information of the Centre:
(a)
Name of the Agro-climatic zone
South Saurashtra Agro-Climatic Zone-VII
(b)
Rainfall
The annual rainfall of this region for the last 15 years range from 220 mm to 1850 mm with an average receipt of 811 mm.
(c)
Soil
Shallow Medium to Black calcareous
(d)
Temperature
On an average of fifteen years, the maximum (40℃) and minimum (15℃) temperature were observed in May and January, respectively.
(e)
Geographical Details
Climate     : Sub tropical
Temperature varies : 10 to 40 ℃
Average rainfall      : 811 mm.
(f)
Soil Properties
 
 
pH
7.5
 
EC
5.8
 
Organic C %
0.59
 
Available P
55 kg/ha
 
Available K
553 kg/ha
Faculty information :
Sr.
No
Name of officer 
Designation
Qualification
Experience
(In Years)
Specialized
Subject
Phone/
Email
1.
Dr J. J. Savaliya
Asstt. Res. Sci.
M.Sc. (Agri.),
Ph.D
25
Genetics & Plant Breeding
 
 (02874) 221538
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mo.9428625978
2.
Shri K. L. Pargi
Agril. Officer
M.Sc. (Agri.),
02
Agronomy
Mo.:- 7990980881
3.
Shri N. H. Soiliya
Agril. Supervisor
Diplo in Agri.
34
         -
Mo.:- 9879286972
4.
Shri V. D. Zalavadiya
Agril. Assistant
Diplo in Horti.
02
-
Mo.:- 9824743193
Infrastructure :
(A) Farm Land :
Total area
36.54 ha.
Area under cultivation
28.00 ha.
Area under road / buildings
8.54 ha.
Irrigated area
05 ha.
Source of irrigation
Open well – 2
Bor well-3
(B) Farm Machinery :
Tractor 
1
Mini Tractor
2
Tractor Trolley
2
Water Tanker
4
Electric Motors
5
Thresher
1
Object :
1.  To evolve high yielding varieties of oilseeds crops tolerant/resistant to disease.
2.  To develop the package of practices and to formulate the plant protection measure for oilseed crops.
3.  Production of basic/nucleus seed of improved varieties of oilseed crops.   
Project operating at the Research Station :
Sr.No
Name of the Scheme
B.H.
Type of scheme
Funding agency
1.
Project for Research in Oilseed
5008
Non Plan
State Govt.
2.
Project for Research in Dry farming
12008
  Plan
State Govt.
Research Activities:
Crop Improvement : 
1.  Multi-location varietal trails regarding breeding is allotted to this center every year for crop Groundnut.
2.  Seed production is the major activity at this center for the crop Groundnut.
Seed Production: 
Season
Crop
Variety
Stage
Area in ha.
Production in kg
Kharif 2018-19
Groundnut
GG 20
Breeder
15.00
5700
GG 21
Breeder
1.00
1275
GJG HPS -1
Breeder
1.00
520
GAUG 10
Breeder
2.00
910
GJG - 22
Breeder
2.00
1420
GG 20
foundation
3.750
1130
Kharif 2019-20
Groundnut
GG 20
Breeder
16.00
19470
GG 21
Breeder
1.00
1560
GJG HPS -1
Breeder
1.00
895
GAUG 10
Breeder
2.00
2750
GJG - 22
Breeder
2.00
2205
GG 20
foundation
3.00
2440
Achievements :
Significant achievements of the center unit:
1.  To evolve high yielding varieties of oilseeds crops tolerant/resistant to disease.
2.  To develop the package of practices and to formulate the plant protection measure for oilseed crops.
3.  Production of basic/nucleus seed of improved varieties of oilseed crops.  
4.  To test improve varieties of oilseed crops.
Contact :              
Dr. J. J. Savaliya
Assistant Research Scientist
J.A.U. Manavadar-362630
Mobile  :  9428625978
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