TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY

Sugarcane Research Station, Cuddalore - 607 001.

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ABOUT THE INSTITUTE

The Research Station is situated within the municipal limits at Cuddalore, head quarters of Cuddalore district, at Semmandalam, 1.5 km away from Cuddalore Bus stand and Railway Junction, on Cuddalore Panruti road. It has a cultivable extent of 44 hectares and located at latitude 11o46N and langitude 79o46E.  The altitude is 4.6m MSL.  The soil type is clayey loam with pH of 7.2 and irrigated by bore wells. The annual mean rainfall is 1210 mm.

The major disciplines functioning are Plant Breeding, Agronomy, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Crop Physiology, Agricultural Entomology and Plant Pathology.

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The Sugarcane Research Station was first started during 1955 at Palur, South Arcot district and later shifted and established at Cuddalore in 1957.  This station acts as a lead centre for sugarcane research in Tamil Nadu.

 

 
     

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