CRS -VEPANTHATTAI- PERAMBALUR DISTRICT

COTTON RESEARCH STATION, VEPPANTHATTAI



About the Station


  • The Cotton Research Station, (CRS) Veppanthattai has been started as per the Tamil Nadu Government G.O. Ms NO 372 Agriculture (AU) department dated 5.12.2006.


  • The Cotton Research Station, Veppanthattai is functioning from 09.05.2007 in an area of 22.16 ha (54.75 acres) donated by the public of Veppanthattai and Annamangalam Panchayat, Perambalur district.



  • The natural vegetation of CRS farm was removed during July to September 2007, lands were leveled and divided into five blocks viz., Eastern, Western, Northern, Southern and Central blocks.


 

  • The approach road (1.31 acre, 30 m wide and 174 m long) connecting the CRS farm to Attur Road was purchased and donated by M/S Andimuthu Chinnapillai Trust, Perambalur.


 


Location


This Research station is located in the Attur – Perambalur road high way  on 15 km from Perambalur town and 2 km  from Veppanthattai bus stand.  It lies at 11032' N latitude and 78083' longitudes. 


 


Climate


Maximum Temperature

:

34.8°C

Minimum Temperature

:

22.6°C

Mean annual rainfall

:

908 mm



Soil Status


Soil type

:

Black Cotton Soil (Peelamedu series/ vertisol with typic chromosterts)

Soil pH

:

8.1-8.5

EC

:

0.40 ds/m

Available N

:

Low

Available P

:

Medium

Available K

:

Medium






Dr. R. Kavimani, Ph.D Professor and Head

Front View of the office

Office Entrance

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