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Area Aliyar
Aliyar Sub Basin

The Professor & Head,
Coconut Research Station,
Aliyarnagar - 642 101.
Ph. No. 04253 288722
E mail ID: [email protected]


Agricultural research station started in 1963 in western zone of Tamilnadu. This centre released three groundnut varieties and one coconut variety ALR CN1. Coconut research station was started during 1988 and ARS was renamed as Coconut Research Station in 2002. This station also produces quality coconut seedlings (Tall varieties WCT and ALR CN1). These seedlings are preferred by the farmers. The farmers from different parts of the state do visit the station for consulting on coconut cultivation.




Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


S.No Particulars 2007 - 08 2008 - 09 2009 - 10 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 Total
1 Precision farming in Tissue culture banana(ha) 10 20 10 10 0 50
2 Production technology for groundnut (ha) 96 107 97 0 0 300
3 Drip fertigation in coconut (ha) 300 500 400 300 0 1500
4 Quality seed production  of coconut (Nos.) 50000 75000 75000 50000 50000 3.0 lakh
5 SRI in rice (ha) 150 150 0 0 0 300
6 Model village and organic farming (ha) 20          
7 Production technology for pulses (ha) (wetland)  75 75  0 150
8 Equipments for farm mechanization SRI Rotary weeder - 1500

S.No

Name of the intervention

Yield Details (kg ha-1)

% of increase over control

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

Mean

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

1.

SRI

4940

6325

5010

6314

5000

6750

4983

6463

30

2.

IPT in Rice Fallow Pulses

438

627

486

553

-

-

462

590

28

3

IPT in groundnut

3.

Green manure demonstration (and subsequent yield increase in SRI)

407

517

-

-

-

-

407

517

25.6

4.

PF in banana
(Grand Naine)

-

-

-

-

10000

14000

10000

13500

35.0

5.

PF in vegetables
(Bitter gourd)

-

-

-

-

18600

28600

18600

28600

34.9

6.

PF in vegetables
(Ribbed gourd)

16000

23800

16000

23800

32.8