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Genetics and Plant Breeding


      The Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding is one of the major departments in the Faculty of Agriculture, established during 1980 in the name of Department of Agricultural Botany. In addition to teaching, the department is concentrating much on research by augmenting fund from various agencies. Dr. C.N. Sambandam, an eminent vegetable breeder was the first Head of the Department. Presently, the department offers both post graduate and doctoral programme, apart from UG courses.

Highlights of the Programmes
  • Year of initiation
  • Its affiliation to various funding agencies
  • MOU
  • Industry tie-ups and any other points of concern.

Programmes Offered
  • M.Sc. (Ag.) - Genetics & Plant Breeding
  • M.Sc. (Ag.) - Seed Science & Technology
  • M.Sc. (Ag.) - Agricultural Biotechnology
  • PhD. - Genetics & Plant Breeding
  • PhD. - Seed Science & Technology
  • PhD. - Agricultural Botany
The Professor and Head
Genetics & Plant Breeding, Faculty of Agriculture
Annamalai University
Annamalainagar-608 002
Tel Number: 04144– 238451 Extn. (296)
Tele-Fax (O) : +91 4144-238995