One of world class leaders in the research and development of plant physiology and biochemistry in responses to salt stress that leads to innovations and technology transfers to the target stakeholders.
Research and development on the basic knowledge of osmotic potential control at the cellular level for salt defense mechanism of aromatic rice, sugarcane and oil palm resulting in innovated technology for increased productivity and developed novel products for high-valued markets.
R&D strategic policies
1. To promote the professional research team of osmotic potential control at the cellular level for salt defense mechanism leading to innovations and novel products
2. To build national and international networking for learning, exchanging, modifying, pyramiding and investigating innovation technology, knowledge and process.
3. To implement the discovery, knowledge, and technology to users in the social and private sectors as well as to cooperate with private sectors to build practical technologies and appropriate products.