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TAMILNADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY

 

VEGETABLE RESEARCH STATION

 

 
 
 
 ABOUT US
                                  
                                    

·       Established in 1905 (110 Years Old)

·       Second Agricultural Research Station in Tamil Nadu

·       Functions under TNAU since 1981

·       Crop improvement in Vegetables and Jackfruit 

·       Seed production in Vegetables, Rice and Pulses

·       Production of  high quality plants in Jackfruit, Mango and Guava 

 

MANDATES

          Vegetable Research Station mainly focusses on crop improvement in fruits and vegetables to evolve varieties with enhanced yield potential, resistance/tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses and also evolving improved technologies for the sustainable livelihood of farming community in the North Eastern Zone of Tamil Nadu. 

                                  

·         To evolve high yielding varieties /hybrids in Vegetable crops

·         Identification and evaluation of superior clones/varieties in Jackfruit

·         To evolve new technologies to enhance yield and quality in Vegetable crops 

·         To develop plant protection techniques to prevent yield losses in Vegetables

·         Production of high quality grafts of elite varieties in Jack and Mango

·         Production of high quality layers of superior varieties in Guava

·         Production of Breeder seeds/ Foundation seeds/ TFL seeds in Vegetables, Rice and Pulses

·         Standardization of quality seed production technologies and storage techniques for Vegetable seeds

·         Popularisation of released varieties and technologies through trainings and mass media

·         Farmers advisory service