Germ-Plasm Centre

Salient achievements

  • Freezing rate , thawing rate, level of cryoprotectants during freezing of cattle & buffalo semen were suitably modified.
  • In vitro fertility tests viz. CMPT, HOST, ZFHEPT have been tested & confirmed with real fertility trials.
  • A new protocol for efficient freezing of buffalo semen was developed & designated as IVRI protocol.
  • A fertility related protein, PDC-109 was isolated & characterized in bull seminal plasma.

No. of training imparted

Training has been imparted to veterinarians of state governments, three veterinarians of foreign national, paravet training, lay inseminators, diary farmers etc.