Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar

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Department of Vegetable Crops


Department of Vegetable Crops

This department started with two small teaching and research schemes in 1970 and at present there are 14 different schemes sponsored by State Government, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Central Government. The number of faculty members has risen from 7 to 43. To cater the regional needs, the department has three research stations in different agro-climatic regions of the State. This department has awarded Master and Doctorate degrees to 112 and 62 students, respectively and has made significant contributions in the field of research by the year 2001. In addition this department is contributing the teaching requirement of UG students in the College of Agriculture, College of Home Science and College of Agriculture Engineering.

This department has developed 45 high yielding varieties of different vegetables, which have been released at National/State levels. Agro-techniques have also been developed for all the vegetables, which have been included in the package of practices of such crops and are being adopted by the farmers of Haryana State as well as by the adjoining states (Punjab, Delhi, U.P. and Rajasthan). Due to these achievements, the area under cultivation and production of vegetables in the State has increased several folds during last three decades. The department has also developed production technology of vegetable crops for different regions of the state through its three regional research stations. Research and teaching work carried out by the department has been recognized at national level. One of the teachers has received ICAR best teaching award and a team of 10 other scientists have also received the ICAR team research award for outstanding multidisciplinary research in horticulture.

Department of Vegetable Crops
Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar
CCS Haryana Agricultural University
Hisar - 125 004,


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