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WELCOME TO ICAR-Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture

To harness the vest potentialities of temperate horticultural crops in the region, the Central Institute of temperate Horticulture (CITH) established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) as a premier Institute with main campus at Srinagar and one Regional Station at Mukteshwar for carrying out basic, Strategic and applied research on major temperate horticultural crops. Since the inception the Institute is involved in generation of basic information identification and development of high yielding varieties and hybrids, efficient cropping systems and appropriate production and protection technologies, post-harvest management, production of quality seeds and planting material, demonstration and transfer of technologies through eight network centres across the country.. More

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The journey of ICAR-Central Institute of Temperate started in 1994 as a premier institute with its HQ at Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir and Regional Station at Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand. The institute is mandated for carrying out basic, strategic and applied research on major temperate horticultural crops besides serving as a centre for national repository of germplasm, scientific information and HRD. For carrying out R&D activities the institute was provided scientific and other auxiliary staff which is very limited and needs further strengthening for achieving goals and production targets. Institute is focusing on development of technologies, varieties, products etc and their commercialization for the benefit of farmers. However, during the last 18 years, the institute created sufficient field and laboratory infrastructure both at main campus and at Regional Station... More

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