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 TAMIL NADU RICE RESEARCH STATION, ADUTHURAI

 

History

First Research Station at Manganallur

:

1912

Shifted to Aduthurai as Agricultural Research Station

:

1922

Renamed as Regional Research Station

:

1962

University Research Centre(TNAU) started in State Regional Research Station and University

:

1973

Research Centre merged and names as TRRI

:

1981

Elevated as a Directorate (Rice Lead Centre)

:

1985

Total area of the institute

:

64 ha


LOCATION

Latitude

:  110 N

Longtitude

:  79.30 E

Altitude

:  19.5 m MSL

Average rainfall

:  1254 mm

Soil texture

:  Alluvial clay

Soil pH

:  About 7.5 (normal)

Irrigation

:  Veerachozhan Channel, a tributary of river Cauvery (June-February). Borewells (11  Nos.) & filter points (5 Nos.) during off- seasons (March-May) and also for  supplementary irrigation during seasons.

MANDATE

  • To meet the research requirements of the region with the help of existing Agricultural Colleges and Research centers

  • To perform lead function for rice and rice based cropping systems

  • To coordinate the research program of all the stations of the state on rice and rice based cropping systems

  • To serve as testing and verification centre for the technologies developed at other stations and applicable to the region

RESEARCH SCHEMES

I. Plan

01. Scheme for the Production of breeder seed in paddy

02. National Agricultural Research Project at Cauvery Delta Zone, Aduthurai (NARP I)

03. Scheme for upgradation ofTNRRI and reorganisation of the set up of Directorate of Research

04. Scheme for commercial exploitation of heterosis in rice

ll. ICARPARTLY FINANCED

05. AICRIP on rice

06. AICRIP on Palms

07. AICRIP on Jute and Allied fibres

III. ICARFULLY FINANCED

08. Research-cum-Demonstration scheme of oilpalm genotypes under varied environments

IV. GO I SCHEMES

09. NCl\1RWF- Starting of Experimental Agro meteorological Advisory Services

V.NATP

10. Technologies for skimming and recharging fresh water over saline ground water regions

11. Land use planning for management of agricultural resources under Mission Mode Programme

VI. INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES

12. IRRI-MEGA Project: Development of research methods to quantify the relationship between soil quality and productivity - Reversing trends of declining productivity in intensive irrigated rice systems (IRRI)

13. Pilot HAM Radio on reaching farmers with new knowledge and technologies through interactive communication in selected villages of Cauvery Delta Zone

VII. VENTURE CAPITAL SCHEMES

14. Hybrid rice seed production in ADTRH 1 and CORH 2

15. Production of biocontrol agents viz., Pseudomonas, Trichoderma and mass production of


Accomplishments of TRRI

 

STAFF POSITION

Name

Qualification

From

DIRECTOR

 

 

Dr.B.Chandrasekaran

Ph.D

10.03.2003

RESEARCH STAFF CROP IMPROVEMENT

 

 

Professor

 

 

Dr.R.Vaithilingam

Ph.D

17.01.2002

Assistant Professor

 

 

Dr.M.Arumugam Pillai

Ph.D

07.04.2003

Dr.R.Saraswathi

Ph.D

02.07.1997

Dr.S.Ganesh Ram

Ph.D

01.06.2001

Senior Research Fellow

 

 

Selvi.K.Vijayapriya

M.Sc(Ag)

01.04.03

CROP MANAGEMENT

 

 

AGRONOMY

 

 

Professor

 

 

Dr.U.Solaiappan

Ph.D

18.01.2002

Dr.N.Chelliah

Ph.D

17.01.2002

Dr.R.Panneerselvam

Ph.D

17.01.2002

Dr.R.Rajendran

Ph.D

28.04.2003

Associate Professor

 

 

Dr.A.Nandhagopal

Ph.D

26.06.2001

Dr.A.S.Venkatakrishnan

Ph.D

09.02.1996

Senior Research Fellow

 

 

Sel.K.Rubapathi

M.Sc.(Ag)

04.04.2003

Tmt.S.Sivagami

M.Sc.(Ag)

06.10.2003

Th.S.D.Sivakumar

M.Sc.(Ag)

08.10.2003

Junior Research Fellow

 

 

Th.S.Antonysamy

B.Sc.(Ag)

06.10.2003

Sel.T.Balanagammal

B.Sc.(Ag)

09.10.2003

Sel.V.Sridevi

B.Sc.(Ag)

09.10.2003

Soil Science & Agrl.Chemistry

 

 

Professor

 

 

Dr.K.Natarajan

Ph.D

14.12.2000

Associate Professor

 

 

Dr.P.Stalin

Ph.D

17.01.2002

Senior Research Fellow

 

 

Dr.L.Nirmala

Ph.D

28.04.2003

Junior Research Fellow

 

 

Th.M.Selvakumar

B.Sc.(Ag)

07.09.1994

Th.R.Jayaseelan

B.Sc.(Ag)

01.11.1995

Selvi.G.Kaveri

B.E(Ag)

26.02.2001

Selvi.P.Uma

B.Sc.(Ag)

13.03.2001

Th.D.Nakkiran,

B.Sc.(Ag)

22.11.2002

Tmt.N.S.Anitha

B.Sc.(Ag)

21.11.2002

Th.M.Saravanan

B.Sc.(Ag)

06.10.2003

Agricultural Microbiology

 

 

Assistant Professor

 

 

Th.R.Thamizhvendan

M.Sc.(Ag)

01.02.1995

SEED SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

 

 

Assistant Professor

 

 

Dr.K.Sasikala

Ph.D

17.05.2000

Agricultural Extension

 

 

Assistant Professor

 

 

Th.T.Dhamodharan

M.Sc.(Ag)

15.05.2000

Crop Protection

 

 

Agricultural Entomology

 

 

Associate Professor

 

 

Dr.K.Chozhan

Ph.D

10.07.2003

Assistant Professor

 

 

Dr.G.Ravi

Ph.D

11.06.2001

Plant Pathology

 

 

Associate Professor

 

 

Dr.A.Karthikeyan

Ph.D

17.01.2002

Junior Research Fellow

 

 

Sel.R.Gnanasabitha

B.Sc.(Ag)

22.12.2003

Th.M.Manikandan

B.Sc(Ag)

23.12.2003

 

Contact:

Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute

Aduthurai 612101

Thanjavur District

Tamil Nadu, India

Telephone:  0435-2472098     (Off.)

 2472108     (Director-Per)

 2472298     (Yard)

Fax:  0435-2472881

E-Mail: dirtrri @tnau.ac.in


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