HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH STATION

PECHIPARAI





History and Development

1989

Pineapple nursery, Dept. of Horticulture, Govt. of Tamil Nadu was established as Horticultural Research Station, Tamil Nadu AgriculturalUniversity with an area of  8.3 ha.

1992

An area of 8.0 ha was annexed with the main block. A new 'A' Block was established on the main road with 4.4 ha

1999

Agro Meteorological Advisory Services Unit (AAS) established

2004

ICAR- KVK was established  in the Horticultural Research station, Pechiparai

2008

HRS, Pechiparai was upgraded as co- opting centre to work in spices under AICRP from Voluntary centre and Institute of Agriculture was established with 19 students

2010

BARC Scheme on ‘Isolation and characterization  of mutant with altered starch composition for augmenting industrial value of tapioca’.

2013

Converted as Institute of Horticulture

2014

Completing 25years of service to the farming community