The vision of the directorate of Weed Research is developing innovative, economic and eco-friendly weed management technologies to contain challenges ahead for sustainable agriculture and other societal benefits. Its mission is to provide scientific research and technology in weed management for maximizing the economic, environmental and societal benefits for the people of India. 

Finally, its mandate, includes the following: To undertake basic and strategic research for developing strategies for efficient weed management in different agro-ecological zones; To provide leadership role and coordinate the network research with state agricultural universities for generating location specific technologies for weed management in different crops, cropping and farming system; To act as repository of information in weed science; To act as a centre for training in research methodologies in area of weed science and management; To collaborate with National and International agencies in achieving the above objectives; To provide consultancy.

Maharajpur, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, 482004, India
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Geographic coverage
Date approved
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 16:00