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Area Gadilam
Gadilam Sub Basin

Professor and Head,
Sugarcane Research Station,
33-B, Shanmugam Street, Cuddalore – 607 001.
Phone No. 04142 220630
Fax No. 04142 292630
E Mail ID : [email protected]



The Sugarcane Research Station was first started during 1955 at Palur, South Arcot district and later shifted and established at Cuddalore in 1957.  This station acts as a lead centre for sugarcane research in Tamil Nadu.The Research Station is situated within the municipal limits at Cuddalore, head quarters of Cuddalore district, at Semmandalam, 1.5 km away from Cuddalore Bus stand and Railway Junction, on Cuddalore – Panruti road. It has a cultivable extent of 44 hectares and located at latitude 11o.46’N and Langitude 79o.46’E.  The altitude is 4.6m MSL.  The soil type is clayey loam with pH of 7.2 and irrigated by bore wells. The annual mean rainfall is 1210 mm. Thirteen early and ten mid late sugarcane varieties have been released from this Research Station.




Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


S.No Particulars 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 Total
A Activities        
1 Improved production technologies in garden land pulses 50 50 30 130
2 Improved production technologies in groundnut 0 15 15 30
3 Green Manure - SRI - Rice fallow pulses 12 12 12 36
4 SRI - Rice fallow pulses 40 39 39 118
5 Precision farming in sugarcane 20 25 20 65
6 Precision farming in banana 0 5 5 10
7 Precision farming in turmeric 5 5 5 15
8 Soil testing charges        
B Integrated Nutrient Management 20 0 0 20
C Implements for farm mechanization        
1 Rotary weeder 104 102 102 308
2 SRI marker 11 10 10 31
3 Chisel plough 1 0 0 1
4 Rotovator 1 0 0 1
5 Paired row furrow former 1 0 0 1
6 Disc plough 1 0 0 1
7 Disc harrow 1 0 0 1
8 Mechanical power weeder 1 0 0 1

Sl.no

Name of the intervention

Yield Details (kg ha-1)

% increase over control

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

Mean

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

1.

SRI

4812

6495

4986

6261

5183

6337

4994

6364

27.43

2.

RFP

821

1039

814

1085

826

1047

820

1057

28.90

3.

GLP

834

1074

883

1072

908

1128

875

1091

24.68

4.

IPT in Groundnut

-

-

1790

2270

1823

2324

1806.5

2297

27.15

5.

Precision farming (sugarcane)

-

-

112 t/ha

141 t/ha

-

-

The crop is in grand Growth phase

-

25.89