Mandate and Objectives

  • Collection of germplasm of floricultural plants including the wild species from different parts of the country and abroad and its maintenance and assessment under different agro-climatic conditions.
  • Development of new and improved varieties including F1 hybrids.
  • Standardization of agro-techniques for the production of cut flowers, bulbs and plants for domestic and export markets.
  • Standardization of propagation techniques including embryo/tissue/ meristem culture for quicker multiplication
  • Development of suitable pre and post-harvest technology for cut flowers.
  • Identification and control of major diseases and pests of the commercial flowers.

Contact Us

ICAR-Directorate of Floricultural Research,
Zed Corner, Mundhwa Manjri Road, Mundhwa,
Pune 411036,
Phone: (020)29997185
Email: ao.dfr@icar.gov.in

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