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The Central Arid Zone Research Institute was established by the Government of India in 1952 in Jodhpur, a city in the state of Rajasthan. It was previously known as Desert Afforestation Research Station until it was renamed in 1959.
The objectives of the Institute are to find ways to stabilising shifting sand dunes, establishing silipastoral and firewood plantations, planting windbreaks to reduce wind speed and subsequent erosion, rehabilitating degraded forests and starting afforestation of barren hill slopes.
It has a small pictorial museum with a photographic exhibition illustrating the institute`s work.
The Coconut Research Station was established in 1916 at Kasargod, Kerala by the Government of Madras and subsequently it was taken over by the Indian Central Coconut Committee in 1948 and continued till 1970. Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) was established in 1970 as one of the agricultural research institutes under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), by merging Central Coconut Research Station, Kasaragod, Central Coconut Research Station, Kayamkulam as well as CentralArecanut Research Station, Vittal and its five substations at Palode and Kannara (Kerala), Hirehalli (Karnataka), Mohitnagar (West Bengal) and Kahikuchi (Assam).
Central Tobacco Research Institute, an organization of Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), is an apex research body for tobacco in India. Multi disciplinary programmes of CTRI have helped in evolving high yielding cultivars of tobacco, quality up gradation thereby improving the farmers' economics & enhancing tobacco exports.
The Central Tuber Crops Research Institute with its Headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram and Regional Centre at Bhubaneswar. The Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) was established during the Third Five Year Plan for intensification of research on tuber crops (other than potato). The institute started functioning in July 1963 with its headquarters (HQ) at Sreekariyam, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala in an area of 21.5 ha. Later an area of 26.69ha has been added. CTCRI has one Regional Center (RC) at Bhubaneshwar functioning in area of 20ha. The All India Coordinated Research Project on Tuber Crops (AICRPTC) was started at CTCRI in 1968 with three centers at Dholi in Bihar, Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
The fungus attacks the crop at all stages from seedlings in nursery to heading in main
field. The typical symptoms appear on leaves, leaf sheath, rachis, nodes and even the
glumes are also attacked. This notes covered Diseases of Rice, Tungro Disease, Diseases of Sorghum, Diseases of Maize, Diseases of Bajra or Pearl Millet, Ragi / Finger Millet, Wheat, Diseases of Cotton, Diseases of Sugarcane, Diseases of Tobacco, Diseases of Ground Nut, Diseases of Gingelly, Diseases of Castor, Diseases of Sunflower, Diseases of Safflower, Mustard, Red Gram, Bengal Gram, Black Gram, Green Gram, Soybean, Cowpea etc.
This note covered diseases about Citrus, Mango, Diseases of Ber, Diseases of Banana, Diseases of Grape, Diseases of Apple, Diseases of Chilli, Diseases of Brinjal, Diseases of Potato, Diseases of Tomato, Diseases of Crucifers, Diseases of Betelvine, Diseases of Onion, Diseases of Coconut, Diseases of Tea etc.
The Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute is an institute under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) with the mandate for developing new techniques for the design of agricultural experiments as well as to analyze data in agriculture.
The institute is affiliated with and is located in the campus of the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, a deemed university, at Pusa in New Delhi.
The institute specializes in statistical techniques for animal and plant breeding.
The Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) is a premier Institute conducting basic, strategic, anticipatory and applied research on various aspects of fruits, vegetable, ornamental, medicinal and aromatic plants and mushrooms. Popularly known as IIHR, Bangalore, the institute was the first horticultural Research Institute in the country established by the Indian Council of Agriculture Research on 5th September, 1967 at the Head quarters of New Delhi.
The Journal of Plant Protection Sciences (JPPS) is intended to be the flagship publication of the Association for Advancement in Plant Protection (AAPP), Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal, India. JPPS is an open-access bi-annual journal,
This notes covered Principles of Horticulture, Importance of Horticulture in The National Economy, Horticultural Zones of India And Andhrapradesh, Orchard Plan, Propagation, Plant Propagation by Separation and Division, Plant Propagation By Cuttings, Plant Propagation By Layering, Simple Inarching, Apomoxis, Graft Incompatibility, Responses Of Plants To Pruning, Mango, Banana, Citrus, Grape, Guava, Sapota, Papaya, Pomegranate, Ber, Phalsa, Jack Fruit, Litchi, Peach, Pear, Plum, Cherry etc.
This Lecture notes covered Spices, Ginger, Turmeric, Black pepper, Cardamom, Coriander, Fenugreek and cumin, Aromatic crops introduction and Lemon grass, Palmrosa and citronella, Geranium and davanam, Vettiver, Plantation crops introduction and Areca nut, Cacao, Cashew nut, Coffee, Coconut, Oil palm, Medicinal plants introduction and Diascorea and rauvolfia, Opium and stevia, Ocimum and periwinkle, Aloe and solanum, Nuxvomica and guggal, Aonla, Senna, Coleus and plantgo, Acorus and belladonna, Aswagandha etc.