• 1. To study the agricultural climate in relation to crop planning and assessment of crop production potentials in different agroclimatic regions

    2. To establish crop-weather relationships for all the major rainfed and irrigated crops in different agroclimatic regions

    3. To evaluate different techniques of modifi cation of crop micro-climate for improving the water use effi ciency and productivity of the crops

    4. To study the infl uence of weather on the incidence and spread of pests and diseases of field crops