The Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics has its origin by partition of erstwhile
Department of Agricultural Botany in 1969 to provide momentum for exploitation of
genetic strength of field crops for enhancing productivity, profitability and sustainability
of agricultural production systems and quality of rural livelihood in the state
of Madhya Pradesh.
The mission of the department is the genetic alteration of field crops for food
and nutritional security.
The Department offers Masters degree and Doctorate degree programmes in Plant Breeding
and Genetics at Jabalpur and Rewa, JNKVV JABALPUR
- To serve as a centre of teaching in the field of Plant Breeding and Genetics including
- To serve as a centre of basic research in the field of Plant Breeding and Genetics
including allied sciences
- To Improve genetic architecture and develop suitable varieties of various crops
- To maintain and produce quality seeds of different categories of crops and varieties