National Voters Service Portal

Barber, C.A.

C.A. Barber Dr. C.A. Barber is the Founder Director of Sugarcane Research Station during 1912 (now called Sugarcane Breeding Institute).

  • He was the first Government Sugarcane Expert
  • He was the Botanist and Breeder at the Institute during 1912-1918
  • He was instrumental in identifying the first interspecific hybrid Co 205, released for commercial cultivation
  • He was the architect of the first successful inter-generic hybrid in 1916 between S. officinarum clone 'Vellai' and Narenga porphyiocana
  • He initiated sugarcane breeding in India and brought international recognition to the station by using the wild species (kans) as parent of Co Varieties
  • He conducted monumental work on the morphology and classification of Indian canes
  • The species Saccharum barberi is named after him

RECENT NEWS

" The Wonder Variety Co 0238 was evolved under the leadership of Dr.Bakshi Ram, Director, ICAR-SBI at Regional center,Karnal is doing wonders in subtropical India (UP)."

" CASHLESS ICAR INSTITUTE AWARD of RS.3 LAKHS presented to ICAR-Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore"

" Best Farmer Award to The farmer Mr. Arvind Malik of village Badhai Kalan associated with ICAR- Sugarcane Breeding Institute Regional Centre, Karnal under NFSM"

"Minister lauds Scientists of Sugarcane Breeding Institute"

"A sweet deal for mills and farmers : The story of cane variety Co 0238"

"Co 0238 in Farmer Shri. Umesh field in Muzaffarnagar,Uttar Pradesh"

"Ganna Prakash - Hindi magazine"

"Hand Book Identification of Promising Sugarcane Clones"

"ICAR - Sugarcane Breeding Institute launches Soil Moisture Indicator"

"Interactive Meeting of Farmers and Cane Officials under Sweet Bloom Project on 03.11.2016"

"Project SWEET BLOOM-TN Launched at ICAR-SBI,Coimbatore"

Abiotic Stresss Management

Sugarcane Settlings

Sugarcane Varities

Vermicomposting

White Grub Management

DUS Characters of important varieties of Northern Karnataka

"Leaf miner occurrence in sugarcane"

"Success story (100tons/acre) YLD free Co 86032"

Advisories to mitigate the impact of drought in sugarcane

Impact of Co 0238 in Maharashtra (Source : The Financial Express, Maharashtra, April 13, 2016)

Yield potential of Co 0238 in UP(Source: Hindustan, Lucknow)

Implementation of Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav Scheme in Coimbatore district

Draft Proforma for Varietal Identification

Draft Proforma for Variety Release Notification

Release of New publication