1. Collection, maintenance and evaluation of sorghum, pearl millet, cowpeas and guargermplasm.
2. Hybridization and study of filial generations of sorghum and guar.
3. Preliminary green fodder yield trial on sorghum Pearl Millet, Cowpeas and Guar.
4. Advanced green fodder yield trial of Sorghum Pearl Millet, Cowpeas and Guar.
5. Adaptation green fodder yield trial on sorghum, Pearl Millet, Cowpeas and Guar.
6. National Uniform Fodder Yield Trial on Sorghum Pearl Millet and Guar.
7. NUFYT of sadabahar hybrids.
8. Evaluation of different varieties/ lines of sudangrass for quantitative characters.
9. Irradiation of guar seed to create genetic variability.
10. Effect of various herbicides on weed control and seed yield of pearl millet.
11. Fodder yield performance of various kharif fodders sown alone and in mixture.
12. Effect of no. of irrigation on green fodder yield of promising lines of millet “bs-99 and F-786”.
13. Response of n-p-k fertilizer on the green fodder yield of sorghum (Sandal bar).
14. Screening of sorghum varieties/ lines against salinity.
15. Comparison of forage productivity of promising (single / multi cut ) sorghum lines/ varieties .
16. Palatability and voluntary feed intake of promising lines/varieties of sorghum and millet.
17. Effect of maize and bajra blends on milk yield in buffaloes.
18. Screening of sorghum germplasm against red leaf spot disease / seedling blight.
19. Screening of pearl millet germplasm against rust / spot diseases.
1. To produce varieties having high fodder yield potential with longer growth period.
2. To produce new varieties resistance to root rot and there is a need to inculcate disease resistance in new varieties.
3. To replace prevalent low yielding disease susceptible varieties in Sorghum.
4. To evolve more productive F1 hybrid with better palatability in Sadabahar.
5. Development of high yielding CMS local lines of sorghum.
6. Procurement of teosinte (male parent) accessions for better synchronization with the female in Mazenta.
7. Evolution of high fodder yielding multicut and medium tall varieties in Millet.
8. Procurement of local/ exotic gene pool and maintenance in Pearl Millet.
Development of new varieties/ lines for high fodder potential and resistant to Bean Yellow Mosaic Virus in Cowpeas.