Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Soil and water Management Research Institute

Kattuthottam Thanjavur 613 501





v          To conduct  research on the improved methods of water convence, application

        and utilization for common crops grown in the Cauvery New Delta Zone.


v    To work out the optimum irrigation methods and irrigation requirements for

      above crops.


v    To study the  soil and water interactions and their effect on the growth and

       yield of above crops.


v    To evolve proper fertilizer and cultivation practices for the above crops in relation

       to the irrigation practices.


v    To conduct operational research projects in the farmers fields to test verify the

       useful results  obtained from the research station.


v    To disseminate through various communication media the proven results that

      could be of use  to the farmers and the extension personnel..





Current areas of research

Research Achievements1

Research achievements 2

Research Schemes

Extension activities