Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Soil and water Management Research Institute

Kattuthottam Thanjavur 613 501





Current areas of research


v      Production of genetically pure seeds and standardization of seed production, processing and seed storage techniques in rice and rice fallow crops.

v      Irrigation management and stress management in rice based ecosystem.

v      Development of Site Specific Nutrient Management (SSNM)and System Rice Intensification (SRI) for irrigated rice in Cauvery New Delta Zone.

v      Integrated nutrient and pest management in rice and rice based cropping system.

v      Assessment of barriers for the adoption of rice production technologies through Socio Economic research.

v      Dissemination of agricultural Technology through HAM Radio and Self learning programme.

v      Medicinal and Aromatic programmes






Current areas of research


Research Achievements1


Research achievements 2


Research Schemes


Extension activities