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    Agriculture

    was the first culture in the making of human civilization

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    DG (ICAR) visits Sorghum Demo Field

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    Agriculture

    was the first culture in the making of human civilization

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    Director addressing KVK farmers during FLD Program

About the research centre

The Directorate of Sorghum Research (DSR) formerly, National Research Centre for Sorghum (NRCS), is the central agency to work on all aspects of sorghum research and development under the auspeces of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). While the main centre at Hyderabad campus is principally engaged in both basic and strategic research on sorghum, region-specific research and services are organized through two other centres - Solapur and Jalna in Maharashtra.

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Mandate of DSR

To conduct basic and strategic research leading to technology development for increased productivity of sorghum, its diversified utilization, to promote profitability...

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Technologies

Sorghum (Sorghum bicolour) is a staple cereal grown in both rainy and post-rainy seasons in the semi-arid and arid parts of India on marginal and low fertile soils.

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