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Teaching :

 Carry out systematic research on drought-tolerant fruits and to select/recommended the most suitable kind and cultivars for cultivation in the rainfed areas.  Conservation of soil moisture through mulching, in-situ water harvesting and other cultural practices.  A complete package of practices including cultural practices, optimum nutritional requirements of fruit crops and their pest/ diseases management.

Research :


Extension :


The flagship areas of the Division of RAINFED RESEARCH SUB-STATION FOR SUB-TROPICAL FRUITS RAYA are as under:-

  •  Establish of high pedigree mother block of underutilized and major fruit crops  Moisture conservation technology in Kandi areas  Integrated disease, Pest and Nutrient Management in Sub-tropical fruits under rainfed areas
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Name of Project Principal. Investigator Agency Duration
Standardization of hydrogel and foliar application of antitranspirants on citrus spp. under rainfed conditions Dr Vijay Kumar University funded Two years -
Performance and evaluation of hydrogel and drip trickle irrigation intervals under mulching for horticulture crops under rainfed conditions Dr. Vijay Kumar University funded 2 years -
Standardization of rootstocks for Kinnow under rainfed conditions of Jammu sub-tropics Dr. Rakesh Kumar University funded Long Term -
Screening of elite germplasm of kazgilime (Citrus aurantifolia) in Jammu subtropics Dr. Rakesh Kumar University funded 3 years -
Screening of elite germplasm of red flesh guava in Jammu subtropics Dr. Rakesh Kumar University funded 3 years -
Soil carbon sequestration potential in relation to horticulture landuse systems in the lower shiwaliks of Jammu Dr. Vijay Kumar University funded 3 years -
Performance of antitranspirants and drip trickle irrigation on kinnow mandarin under rainfed condition of Jammu Sub-tropics Dr Vijay Kumar SKUAST-J Two years -
Introduction and evaluation of sapota cultivars and screening of elite germplasm in Jammu subtropics areas Dr Rakesh Kumar SKUAST-J Long term -
Survey, selection and introduction of promising guava germplasm/ cultivars Dr Rakesh Kumar SKUAST-J Long Term -

Besides conducting different research activities on rainfed horticultural crops, Rainfed Research Sub-station for sub-tropical fruits, raya of SKUAST Jammu is engaged in promotion of establishing new orchards of mango, aonla kinnow and others minors & underutilized fruits in rainfed areas (Kandi). Research station is also engaged in production and distribution of the quality planting materials of the sub-tropical fruits i.e.  mango, aonla, kinnow, eureka lemon, karonda, phalsa, jackfruit etc among the farmers for catering the need of the rainfed farming community. Apart from this diagnostic services regarding rainfed horticulture is also provided to the line department and  farmers.

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