Directorate of Seed, Dholi

Overview of Directorate of Seed, Dholi

Directorate of Seed, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa (Bihar) is the nodal unit for production of various categories of quality seeds of different crops. Directorate of Seed collaborates with university farms, KVKs, Breeder Seed Production unit and public private partnership mode to outline university Seed Production Programme that involves production, monitoring, safe storage, processing packaging, marketing and distribution of quality seeds to the farmers, various government and non-government agencies etc. The directorate also collaborates with other institutions to include newly released varieties in its seed chain. It organizes Training Programme for Extension Personnel and Progressive Farmers to disseminate knowledge of Seed Production Technologies and new varieties of crops. The directorate sells its quality seed under the brand nameRajendra Pusa Beejhaving its own logo.

Mandates of Directorate of Seed

  • To produce different categories of quality seeds
    • Nucleus Seed
    • Breeder Seed
    • Foundation Seed
    • Certified Seed
    • Truthful Level Seed
  • Monitoring of Seed Production Programme.
  • Storage, Processing and Grading of raw Seed.
  • Proper distribution and marketing of quality seed.
  • Dissemination of technologies through training programme

 

Coordinated efforts are also made by the Directorate of Seed, Dholi Muzaffarpur at various stages to meet the increasing demand of the seed indents received from Department of Agriculture and Cooperation (DAC), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, Mukhyamantri Tibra Beej Bistar Yojana, Minikit Yojana and Contingency Planning of Government of Bihar & also meeting the internal requirements of our various units and farmers of Bihar and other States through the various sale centres “Krishi Seva Kendra”, Directorate of Seed, Dholi, “ATIC”, RPCAU, Pusa and Registered Seed Dealers of different district of Bihar.

                                        

Farmers queue at the time of Seed Sell at DoS, Dholi as well as Kisan Mela, RPCAU, Pusa

FACULTY STRENGTH

# Name Designation Contact No. Email  
1 Dr. D. K. Roy Director, Seed 6287797120 dsf@rpcau.ac.in
2 Dr. Rajesh  Kumar Associate Professor (PBG) & PI, QSP 8809435010 rajesh.pbg@rpcau.ac.in
3 Dr. Vinay Kumar Choudhary Assistant Professor (PBG) 9973252475 vinay.choudhary@rpcau.ac.in
4 Dr. Rajendra Prasad Assistant Professor (Agronomy) 9430867891 drppusa64@gmail.com
5 Dr. Rajeev Kumar Srivastava Assistant Professor (Agronomy) 9006607772 rksrivastava@rpcau.ac.in
6 Dr. Hem Chandra Choudhary Assistant Professor (Plant Pathology) 9931727124 hemu4you@gmail.com
7 Sri Rajesh Kumar PA to the Director, Seed 6200087123 rajeshdsf8@gmail.com

Seed Processing Plant (SPP), DoS, Dholi

Four standalone units of Seed Processing Plants are available at the Directorate of Seed, Dholi with facilities of automatic weighing, bagging and stitching machine.

       

Varieties of Different Crops in Seed Chain

Variety Average Yield (qha-1)
Kharif
Paddy
Rajendra Sweta 40.0
Rajshree 40-45
Rajendra Mahsuri-1 45-50
Sahbhagi 40
Rajendra Bhagwati 40-45
Prabhat 40
Rajendra Sarsawati 30
Rajendra Kasturi 30
Rajendra Neelam 40-45
Sudha, 30
Vaidehi 30
Rajendra subhashani 30
Arhar
R. Arhar-1 25-30
R. Arhar-2 25-30
Summer/Jaid crops
Moong
IPM 2-3 12-15
Virat 12-15
HUM-16 15-18
Til 
Krishna 6.5
Rabi
Wheat
WB-02 (Rajendra Gehun-3) 40-45
DBW-39 50-55
DBW-187 50-55
DBW-222 50-55
DBW-107 40-45
DBW-252 50-55
K-307 40-45
HI-1563 40-45
HD-2733 50-55
HD-2967 50-55
Gram
GNG-2299 14-15
Rai
Rajendra Suflam 12-15
YS-66-197-3 (Yellow Mustard) 14-16
Rajama
Utkarsh 12-15
Vijeta 14-18
Linseed 
Shekhar 20-25
TL-99 12-13
Sabour Tisi-02 20-25
Kota Alsi-6 06-12
Pea
HUDP-15 12-15
Lentil
Pusa Ageti 18-20
IPL -220 14-15
IPL-218 18-20
IPL-316 20-22
IPL-526 18-20

Different Externally Funded Research Project and Certificate Courses running under Directorate of Seed, Dholi:

1.AICRP on Seeds (Quality Seed Production-QSP).

  • To Produce adequate quantity of nucleus and Breeder Seed of high yielding quality as per national requirement including state of Bihar for production of Foundation and Certified Seed.

2.AICRP on Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP).

  • Training/demonstration to the farmers of tribal community along with supply of quality seed or other inputs for improving the livelihood of tribal farmers.

3.Seed Hub on Pulses.

  • Increasing supply of  quality seeds of important pulses crops to boost indigenous pulses production and productivity in India.

4.Certificate Course.

  • Certificate Course of Seed Production Assistant started at Directorate of Seed, Dholi from 2022-23 with intake capacity of 20 students.

Total available seed for sale at Directorate of Seed during Rabi, 2023-24 (In Quintals)

Crops Variety B/S F/S C/S T/L Grand Total
Barley RD-2707 0.00     0.52 0.52
RD-2849 0.00     0.63 0.63
Total 0.00     1.15 1.15
Chickpea/Gram BG 372 0.45       0.45
GNG-2299 0.00     4.75 4.75
Rajendra-1 0.00     0.21 0.21
Total 0.45     4.96 5.41
Lentil HUL-57 0.00     10.15 10.15
IPL-220 56.77 76.33 32.33 0.30 165.73
IPL-316 5.42   101.47 0.50 107.39
IPL-526 6.26 48.92     55.18
KLS-218 1.21       1.21
Pusa Ageti 4.00       4.00
Total 73.66 70.40 32.33 6.80 343.66
Linseed/Tisi JLS-66 0.00     0.44 0.44
JLS-95 0.00     0.73 0.73
Kota Alsi-6 0.00 0.36     0.36
Sabaur Tisi-2 0.94       0.94
Shekhar 0.00     2.21 2.21
TL-99 1.57       1.57
Total 2.51 0.36   3.38 6.25
Maize Shaktiman-5 0.00     81.13 81.13
Total       81.13 81.13
Moong HUM-16 1.54 16.00 3.98   21.52
IPM 2-3 1.00 6.30 17.84 11.05 36.19
MH-1142 0.30       0.30
Sikha 0.00     1.75 1.75
Virat 4.42 3.00 350.81 29.37 387.60
Total 7.26 25.30 357.08 42.17 447.35
Pea HUDP-15 1.50   10.30   11.80
Total 1.50   10.30   11.80
Rai/Toria R.Suflam 0.00     224.25 224.25
Total 0.00     224.25 224.25
Rajmash/Rajma Uttkarsh 0.73       0.73
Total 0.73       0.73
Urd Pant-31 1.09 0.53     1.62
Uttra 0.62       0.62
Total 1.71 0.53     2.24
Wheat DBW-107 13.15 9.77     22.92
DBW-187 100.75 316.81 999.00 8.50 1425.06
DBW-222 34.65 137.20     171.85
DBW-252 108.10 143.25 326.75   578.10
DBW-316 16.00       16.00
DBW-39 15.65 84.50 42.50   142.65
HD-2733 0.80       0.80
HD-2967 35.60 67.45 1336.00 7.00 1446.05
HI-1563 0.30       0.30
K-307 0.75       0.75
RG-2 0.00     8.50 8.50
RG-4 0.00     54.50 54.50
WB-02 (RG-3) 60.85 77.70 26.50   165.05
Total 386.60 836.68 2730.75 78.50 4032.53
  YS-66-197-3 1.03     0.87 1.90
Total 1.03     0.87 1.90
Potato Kufri Chipsona   53.50   15.50 69.00
Kufri Khyati       63.00 63.00
Kufri Mohan       25.00 25.00
Kufri Sindhuri   266.50     266.50
Kufri Sundari   52.00     52.00
Kurfi Chipsona   23.00     23.00
Kurfi Khyati     124.00   124.00
Khufri Jyoti       10.00 10.00
Kufri Sinduri       7.00 7.00
Total   395.00 124.00 120.50 639.50
Grand Total 475.45 1383.12 3371.48 534.85 5764.94

 

Planting Material/ Seed Availability
SL.No. Name of Planting materials/ seed Variety Quantity/ No. Selling Price(Rs.)
Fruit Plants
1. Papaya seedlings F1 – Red Lady 300 nos. 30.00/ plant
2. Banana sucker Grand Naine, Alpan, Malbhog 500 nos. 10.00/ plant
3. Mango Amrapali, Maldah, Safed Maldah, Mallika, Gulab Khas, Dushehari, Prabhashankar, Mahmood Bahar 525 nos. 90.00/ plant
4. Litchi Shahi, China, Rose Scented & Madhu 3173 nos. 50.00/ plant
5. Guava Allababad Safeda, L-49, Lalit, Sweta 1010 nos. 50.00/ plant
6. Citrus Kagzi lime 320 nos. 45.00/ plant
7. Pomegranate Ganesh 700 nos. 45.00/ plant
8. Lime and Lemon Kagzi Nimbu, Kagzi Long, Hazara, Gagar, Mausambi 756 nos. 45.00/ plant
9. Jamun Jamun Local 150 nos. 30.00/ plant
10. Cinnamon Cinnamon Local 100 nos. 50.00/ plant
11. Karonda Karonda Local 80 nos. 30.00/ plant
Vegetable Seeds
1. Vegetable Pea Azad Pea-3 93.250 kg 180.00/ kg
2. Bottle gourd Rajendra Chamatkar 500 g 1400.00/ kg
3. Sponge gourd Rajendra Nenua-1 426 g 1500.00/ kg
4. Okra Kashi Kranti 38.744 kg 600.00/ kg
    Kashi Lalima 2.108 kg 600.00/ kg
5. Cowpea Kashi Nidhi 15.250 kg 500.00/ kg
Ornamental plants/ bulbs
1. Ornamental plants 1000 nos. 15.00-150.00/ each
2. Tuberose bulbs Prajwal 1000 nos. 3.00/ each
3. Gladiolus bulbs American beauty/ Candyman 500 nos. 8.00/ each
Spices
1. Turmeric Rajendra Sonia 466.38 qt. 35.00/ kg
Rajendra Sonali 225.00 qt. 35.00/ kg
2. Coriander Rajendra Dhania – 1 7.61 qt. Rabi Spices rate will be fixed in September- October, 2023
Rajendra Dhania – 2 3.11 qt.
Pant Haritima 4.19 qt.
RD-383 0.94 qt.
3. Fenugreek Rajendra Kanti 4.52 qt.
    HM-444 0.09
    Rajendra Abha 0.17 qt.
4. Nigella Rajendra Shyama 1.75 qt.
5. Ajawain Rajendra Mani 1.10 qt.
6. Fennel Rajendra Saurabh 1.40 qt.
Potato
1. Potato Kufri Khyati 187.5 qt. Rate will be fixed in September- October. 2023
Kufri Sinduri 144.5 qt.
Kufri Chipsona 95.5 qt.
Kufri Mohan 25.0 qt.
Availability of Planting Materials in the Departmental Nursery of Forestry
S.No. Name of Seedling Availability of Planting materials (2023- 24)
1 Mahogany 6250
2 Sagwan (Teak) 685
3 Toona 62
4 Gamhar 65
5 Neem 15
6 Arjun 225
7 Amaltash 35
8 Anola 03
9 Kadam 22
10 Peepal 32
11 Bargad 12
12 Pakad 03
13 Karanja 120
14 Parkia 11
15 Curry leaf 52
16 Harshringar 54
17 Celtis 26
18 Maulshree 23
19 Sahjan (Moringa) 10
20 Chah 75
21 Mahaneem 12
22 Jamun 600
23 Semal 18
24 Gulmohar 100
25 Broom grass 25
26 Bamboo 50
  Total 8592
Availability of Planting Materials in the Biodiversity Park, RPCAU, Pusa
SL.No. Name of Seedling Availability of Planting Materials (2023-24)
1. Bougainvillea 290
2. Nerium 105
3. Hamelia 190
4. Ratrani 162
5. Gulab 360
6. Gudhal 217
7. Jatropha 49
8. Lantana 49
9. Aloe Vera 75
10. Croton 215
11. Lanthara 85
12. Energybi 180
13. Arjun 522
14. Lemon 343
15. Zycus 58
16. Acalypha 37
17. Chandni 93
18. Ixora 33
19. Mango 39
20. Bargad 40
21. Tecoma 61
22. Malti Lata 49
23. Colius 31
24. Jamun 32
25. Champa 135
26. Gulbahar 132
27. Mani Plant 150
28. Aparajita 126
29. Dracaena Plant 150
30. Mehndi 130
31. Petunia 270
32. Nagdon 154
33. Gol Cactus 200
34. Jade Plant 50
35. Euphorbia 30
36. Any Cactus 300
37. Succulent Cactus 100
38. Aloe vera 150

Total Seedling

5392

 

Availability of Planting Materials at different KVKs
Name of the KVKs Crops Variety Quantity 
KVK, Birauli, Samastipur Mango Maldah Safeda 1252
Amrapali 1833
Mallika 936
Sipiya 25
Jardalu 256
Jarda 153
Paharpur Sinduriya 27
Sevari 10
Mahmood Bahar 48
Prabha Shankar 30
Alphansho 42
Bambai 775
Dashahari 426
Hem Sagar 54
Litchi Bedana 235
Shahi 2626
China 1230
Rose Sented 378
Lemon Kagzi 1956
Guava Allahabad Sefeda 52
KVK, Bhagwanpur Hat, Siwan Mango Mallika 60
Amrapali 15
Guava Allahabad Safeda 350
Litchi Shahi Litchi 10
Papaya Ranchi Local 50
KVK, Sheohar Papaya Pusa Dwarf 500
KVK, Begusarai Moringa N/A 200
Papaya N/A 150
Cucurbits N/A 700
Tomato N/A 1000
Chilli N/A 2000
KVK, Hariharpur, Vaishali Codieum variagatum (Croton) N/A 700
Ficus benjamina (Gullar)) N/A 140
Tabermontana (Chandani) N/A 280
Plumeria (Champa) N/A 15
Hibiscus (Single) N/A 65
Medicinal coleus (Ajwain) N/A 500
Mango

 

 

 

 

Mallika 800
Bombai 500
Dasherai 50
Kisan Bhog 200
Maldah 300
KVK, Parsauni Papaya Red Lady 500
KVK, Piprakothi, East Champaran Mango Amrapali 200
Litchi Shahi 200
Pomegranate Bhagva 150
Banana

 

G9 500
Batisha 300
Brinjal

 

Kashi Sandesh 1000
Nav Kiran 200
Chili Kashi Anmol 200
Mentha Gandaki 2000
Tuberrose N/A 2000
Bamboo Baboosa Valcova 500
Lemon Hazarra 200
KVK, Saran Moringa PKM-1 1000
Papaya Red Lady 1500
Tomato Arka Rakshak 2500
Brinjal Pusa Purple Long 5000
Sponge gourd Kashi Divya 5000
Chilli Kashi Anmol 5000
Van Neem Melia Dubia 500
KVK, Sariya, Muzaffarpur Papaya Pusa Nanha &

Red Lady

200
Brinjal Hy. 804,

Hy. 704

2500
Chilli Bullet 2500
Cucurbits (Bitter gourd, sponge gourd, bottle gourd & cucumber)

 

Pusa do Mausami 50
NSGH-405, NSGH-432 100
NBBH-680, NBBH-602 100
Rajni, Britney 100
KVK, Sukhet, Madhubani Cauliflower Sabaur Agrim 30000
Lauki Pusa Navin 1000
Narendra Shivani 1000
Marigold N/A 5000
KVK, Madhopur, West Champaran Mango Dasahari 35
Litchi Shahi 30
Guava L-49 20
Cauliflower Sabour Agrim 4000

 

Seeds & Planting Materials of Medicinal Plant available at RPCAU, Pusa
Sl. No. Name of the Medicinal Plants Plant availability
01 Tulsi (Kapoor) 2000
02 Ashwagandha 1000
03 Sarpgandha 500
04 Satawar 400
05 Kalmegh 3000
06 Aloe vera 500
07 Stevia 1000
08 Pippali 1000
09 Patharchur 1000
10 Suranjan 1000
11 Bakas 400
12 Aprajita 200
13 Ajwain 500
14 Mentha cutting 1000
15 Mentha sucker 500
16 Geloy 400
17 Mandookparni 2000
18 Brahmi 3000
19 Coleus 500
20 Lemongrass 5000
21 Khas 2000
22 Vach 500
23 Akarkara 500
24 Sadabahar 500
25 Kaali Haldi 500
26 Aam Aadi 500
27 Tulsi Seed 250g
28 Satawar Seed 5.0kg
29 Ashwagandha Seed 2.5kg
30 Kalmegh Seed 1.0kg
31 Fresh Root of Satawar 10.0kg
32 Kalmegh Dry Leaf 25.0kg

Seed Production of various Crops at University Farms


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