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Area Sivalaperiyar
Sivalaperiyar Sub Basin

Professor & Head,
Cotton Research Station,
Srivilliputhur – 626 125.
Ph. No. 04563 260736
Fax No. 04563 260736
E Mail ID : [email protected]



Cotton Research Station, Srivilliputtur is located in Southern Agro-climatic zone of Tamil Nadu. It was established in 1950 for evolving good quality cotton.

It is situated on Srivilliputtur – Sivakasi road, 2 km away from Srivilliputtur. Geographically placed at 9” 5’ North latitude and 77” 6’ East longitude and at an altitude of 137.9 m MSL. Average rainfall – 835.2mm. Mean temperature 35.5o C (max.) and 25.2o C (min.)




Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


S.No Particulars 2009-10 2010-11 Total
A Activities      
1 Improved Production Technology in Garden land pulses 15 10 25
2 Green Manure - SRI - Rice fallow Pulse  7 7 14
3 SRI - Rice fallow Pulse  36 36 72
4 Soil Testing charges      
B Implements for farm mechanization      
1 Weeder-demo 86 86 172
2 SRI marker 9 8 17
3 Disc harrow 1 0 1

Sl. No.

Name of the Intervention

Yield Details (kg ha-1)

% of increase over control

2010-11

2011-12

Mean

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

1.

GM - SRI

8354

6475

8506

6725

8430

6600

27.72

2.

SRI

8234

5862

7837

5707

8036

5785

38.91

3.

IPT in RFP

1111

884

1105

891

1108

888

24.77

4.

IPT in GLP

1125

889

1086

891

1106

890

24.26