Germ-Plasm Centre

About Centre

About Germ-Plasm Centre

The Section was established in 1982 with the objectives of production of cattle and buffalo semen, their long-term storage and supply to different agencies along with post-graduate teaching, research and training. The centre is maintaining breeding bulls of Vrindavani (a synthetic cattle breed), Tharparkar, Sahiwal and Murrah buffalo for semen collection, processing & freezing. The frozen semen is supplied to various outside agencies apart from meeting the requirement of the LPM farm & other divisions of the institute. Among teaching and research activities, various courses on semen freezing, semen biology & andrology are being taught at this centre. Research on the various project as well as student’s thesis project are conducted.

Agarose gel electrophoresis of Theileria genus
Sahiwal Bull
Tharparkar Bull

This is the official website of ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute (ICAR-IVRI), Izatnagar, an institute under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Deparment of Agricultural Research & Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.

Generic placeholder image