27-10-2020

भाकृअनुप - भारतीय मक्का अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

(ISO 9001:2015 certified)

Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

Dholi (Bihar)

AICRP ON MAIZE
TIRHUT COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, DHOLI, MUZAFFARPUR, BIHAR
Name of centre (Latitude/Longitude) Dholi
Latitude-25.59 N Longitude-85.75 E
Address: – AICRP on Maize, TCA, Dholi, Muzaffarpur, Bihar-843121

Staff details:-

SI. No. Name of Scientist Designation Mob. No. Email. Id.
1. Dr. Ajay kumar (Maize Breeder), Principal Investigator 9430459955 drajaymuz@rediffmail.com /drajaymaizerau@gmail.com
2. Dr. Phool Chand, Maize Pathologist 9661450698 phoolchand1964@gmail.com
3. Dr. Tanweer Alam Maize Entomologist 9955982521 tanweeralam.tca@gmail.com
4. Dr. Biswajit Pramanick Maize Agronomist 8630795237 biswajit@rpcau.ac.in
SI. No. Name of Staff Designation Mob. No. Email. Id.
1. Sri. Veeresh kumar Senior Technical Officer (T6) 9430218787 vkpusa1966@gmail.com
2. Sri. Ram Kailash Rai Senior Technical Asistant (Farm) -T4 9931992926
3. Sri. Naval Kishore Rai Senior Technical Asistant (Farm) -T4
4. Sri. Amar kumar Laboratory Technician 8051779063 Amarkumarkumar988@gmail.com
5. Rajeshwar Rai Chaukidar 7631412891

Mandate:-
The maize research in Bihar with Co-ordinated scheme at Dholi is working with the following mandates:

i. Development of single cross hybrids for different agro-climatic conditions and seasons (Kharif, Rabi and spring).
ii. Development of productive inbred lines as a back up support for high yielding hybrids and economic seed production.
iii. Development of new hybrids for adoption and mitigation to climate changes in maize based cropping systems.
iv. Identification of sources of resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses.
v. Producing abundant quantity of breeder seed to maximize coverage of maize area under hybrids.
vi. Transfer of maize production technologies.

Farm area:- 350 acres.
Significant achievements (in bullets with photos)

  • QPM Hybrid released: One
  • Maize Hybrid released: One
  • Varieties in pipe-line: Three
  • Technologies Released: Two
  • Interaction Seminar on FALL ARMY WORM: One

VARIETIES RELEASED:
Shaktiman-5 (CML161 X CML-165) has been released and notified (2018)
RHM-4 (DMRH-1308) has been identified by 6th RC, Dr. RPCAU, Pusa Bihar, state Variety Release Committee recommended for Bihar.

VARIETIES IN PIPE LINE:
(3a) One QPM hybrid QPMH-27 in AVT II stage of evaluation.
(3b) Two hybrids, MMH-19-22 & MMH-17-12 in AVT I stage of evaluation.

TECHNOLOGIES RELEASED (AGRONOMY)
(4) Impact of Tillage practices and nutrient management in Kharif maize
(From 6thRCM, Dr. RPCAU, Pusa Bihar: recommended the release of proposed technology.

Tillage and nutrient management practices on Kharif Rice and Rabi Maize. (From 7th RCM, Dr. RPCAU, Pusa Bihar: recommended the release of proposed technology.
Scientists, Farmers & Bihar state Agricultural Officers level interaction Seminar on dated 17 Sept. 2019. Integrated fall army worm management.

Varieties in pipe-line

Interaction Seminar on FALL ARMY WORM