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Research
The University caters to the location specific agricultural research needs of the region. The major research is focused on rice, horticultural crops, fish production, tools and implements development, post harvest technology, kharland reclamation, soil and water conservation, soil management and animal production. The research work is being undertaken through state and central government sponsored research projects at main Campus and 16 research stations of the University. The university has also signed MoU for collaborative research with a number of national and international institutes in public and private sector.
 
Research Station Information :
Sr.No Research Station Name Sr.No Research Station Name
1   Cattle Breeding Farm Nileli . 9   Central Experiment Station, Wakawali.
2   Agricultural Research Station, Palghar. 10   Soil Conservation Research Station, Awashi, Tal.
  Khed.
3   Khar Land Research Station, Panvel. 11   Agricultural Research Station, Phondaghat Dist.
  Sindhudurg.
4   Mango Research Sub-Centre,
  Rameshwar.
12   Agricultural Research Station Shirgaon.
5   Trial-cum-Demonstration Farm, Repoli. 13   Regional Fruit Research Station, Vengurla.
6   Arecanut Research Station,
  Shriwardhan.
14   Regional Coconut Research Station Bhatye.
7   Taraporwala Marine Biological
  Research Station, Mumbai.
15   Regional Agricultural Research Station, KARJAT
8   Agricultural Research Station, Mulde,
  Tal. Kudal, Dist. Sindhudurg.
16    Marine Biological Research Station, Pethkilla,
   Ratnagiri
Availability of seed material & grafts, seedlings Material during year 2013 :
  Rates of planting seed material   Rates of grafts & seedlings material   Purchase form :- seed material & grafts, seedlings material
Recommendations :
  JointAgresco-2013 recommendation (Marathi)    Joint Agresco-2013 recommendation (English)
Linkages :
  Linkages for Collaborative Research & Education
RESEARCH PROJECTS IN OPERATION :
  NAIP   RAJIV GANDHI SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION
OTHER AD-HOC PROJECTS :
  AGRICULTURE   AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
     AND TECHNOLOGY
   FORESTRY
  FISHERIES   RKVY   AICRP (75% + 25%)
Significant Research Achievements
Development of high yielding crop varieties:
The University has developed over 88 varieties of field, fruit, vegetables, tuber and spices crops. There includes 25 rice varieties and 5 rice hybrids, two each varieties of finger millet, groundnut, cowpea and dolichos bean and one variety each of horse gram, rice bean (fodder), pigeon pea, tomato, chilli, cucumber, bitter gourd, snake gourd, ridge gourd, long bean, drumstick, amaranthus, xanthosoma and four tuber crop varieties one each of lesser yam, greater yam and two varieties sweet potato.
In fruit crops, the University has released six Mango varieties viz., Alphonso, Ratna, Sindhu, Konkan Ruchi, Suvarna and Konkan Raja; in Cashew, eight varieties viz., Vengurla-1, Vengurla-2, Vengurla-3, Vengurla-4, Vengurla-5, Vengurla-6, Vengurla-7 and Vengurla-8, two varieties each of Kokum and Cinnamon, four varieties of Coconut, three varieties of Nutmeg and one each variety of Arecanut, Jackfruit, Jamun, Karonda, Banana, Lemon, Undi and Coriander.
Crop variety & Characteristics :
Sr.No Crop variety & Characteristics Sr.No Crop variety & Characteristics
1   Amaranthus 9   Bitter gourd
2   CEREALS 10   Cucumber
3   Drumstick 11   Finger millet
4   FRUIT CROPS 12   OILSEED CROPS
5   PULSE CROPS 13   Ridge gourd
6   Snake gourd 14   SPICE CROPS
7   TUBER CROPS 15   Undi
8   VEGETABLE CROPS 16   Xanthosoma
Production technology :
Production technology of Field Crops Production technology of horticultural crops
Post Harvest Technology Agricultural tools and implements
Soil and Water Conservation Animal production
Fisheries Production Forestry
  Awards given by the University in Research & Development
  Patents
E-Links for Research Schemes
   National Agricultural Innovation Project :-NAIP ľKonkan
Cost of Cultivation Scheme,Department of Agril. Economics
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