Completed Projects

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1. Tissue Culture Large Cardamom Product Plan - In collaboration with Deptt. of Biotechnology (GoI), New Delhi. Started in 2003 and completed in 2008.
Progress:-
• Implementing Institutes- HRDI and Regional Research Centre, Spices Board, Gangtok
• Project Period- 5 Years (2003-08)
• Target- 50 ha cultivation 
Objectives
1. Evaluation of performance of TC plants vis-à-vis OP (Open Pollinated) plants in farmers field.
2. To establish 2 curing units.
3. Awareness and Training to farmers.
• Cultivars under Trial-
Sawney-5,
Dzongu Golsey-42,
Varlangey-47,
Varlangey-47A
• Achievements-
1. Seed germination studies carried out.
2. 45000 plants raised in 2004-05 and 71,000 in year 2006 in 2 nurseries.
3. MoU signed for 1.00 lac TC plants with Sun Biotech, Coimbatore.

4. 16.375 ha cultivation done in 2005.
2. Tribal Area Development Program under Aromatic Plants (GoI), New Delhi. Project started in 2005 and completed in 2009.
Progress:-

• Under the project cultivation done in tribal areas in Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts.
• Planting material for distribution to farmers is produced in Parsari Nursery, Dhanolti Nursery, Munsiyari Nursery and Gadarpur Nursery.

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