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Central of Experimental Research Station (Sagdividi Farm)
Junagadh Agricultural University

Junagadh, Gujarat

Year of Establishment : 1951-52

Introduction :

Initially 280.00 hectare waste, stoned, herbed and shrubed land is acquired from Department of Agriculture, Saurashtra State in 1951-52. After 3 years hard work, this land is brought under cultivation. In year 1956, Agricultural Research work is started. 113 hectare adjoining land of Maharshi Dayanand Trust is donated to Government of Saurashtra, in 1960. Agricultural University, Junagadh is established in 1960. After establishment of Agricultural University, to enhance research work of different crops, the land is transferred to different crop specialist from Sagadividi. Now a days this farm consist 77.78 hectare total land and 66.56 hectare cultivated land.
Now a days this centre works as a seed producing centre. Large scale nucleolus, breeder foundation and certified seed production programmer are taken at this farm. Truthful seed of main crops of the fegion like groundnut, cotton, wheat, bajra and pulses are produced and direct distributed to the farmers. In the remaining land the commercial crop production are taken.

This centre consists and maintain the orchard of mango, chiku and ambla.

Objectives :
  1. Evaluation of improved crop varieties and suitable agronomic practices in collaboration with various crop and subject matter specialists to get ultimate goal of uplifting the production of important crops grown in Saurashtra region.
  2. To produce and multiply the parent, nucleolus breeder and foundation seeds for various high yielding crop varieties.
  3. To work as a demonstration unit for improved agricultural technology and modern practices to the farmers of the village in surrounding area of this university campus.
  4. Agronomical experiments and research work.
  5. Truthful and certified seed production and commercial crop production.
Faculty Profile :

Sr. No.

Name & Designation

Qualification

Specialized Subject

Topics of Expertise

1

 

 

Agronomy

Farm Management Research in Agronomy

2

Shri R.M. Bhalani, Agril. Officer

B.Sc. (Agri)

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General Field Work

Research Experiments  – ongoing :

"Long term experiment on fertilizer application to groundnut crop and its effect on fertility status on the soil." This experiment continue from 1975.

"Integrated nutrient management in groundnut rabi castor crop sequence". Second year.

Publications :

Research Bulletins : 2

 

 

News

પશુચિકિત્સા અને પશુપાલન મહાવિધાલય, જુ.કૃ.યુ., જુનાગઢ, ના રાષ્ટ્રીય સેવા યુનિટ દ્વારા તા. 20-02-2020 ના રોજ આચાર્ય અને ડીનશ્રીની, અધ્યક્ષતામાં "માતૃ ભાષા દિવસ" ની ઉજવણી કરવામાં આવેલ.
SEEG National Seminar – 2020 to be organized by Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh
Training programme for farmers of Bhavnagar district will be organized by DEE, JAU, Junagadh at SSK on February 26, 2020.
Five Days Training programme on “Brackish-Water Shrimp Farming Management” will be organized by Fisheries Research and Training Center, JAU, Mahuva on February 25-29, 2020.
વિસ્તરણ શિક્ષણ નિયામકશ્રી, જુ.કૃ.યુ., જુનાગઢની કચેરી દ્વારા તા. 17-02-2020 થી 05-03-2020 દરમ્યાન ઈન્ટીગ્રૅટેડ ન્યુટ્રીયન્ટ મેનેજમેન્ટ ફોર ફર્ટીલાઈઝર ડીલર્સ તાલીમ કાર્યક્રમ બાબત.
Five Days Vocational Training Programme on "Alternative Farming Systems to Improve the Learning Skills in Agronomy" under NAHEP-IDP during February 24-28, 2020.

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