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Area Thurinjalar
Thurinjalar Sub Basin

Professor and Head,
Oil seed Research Station,
Tindivanam – 604 001.
Ph. No. 04147 250293,
E Mail ID : [email protected]


  • Oilseeds Research Station, Tindivanam is one of the lead centers for oilseeds research in India to undertake basic and strategic research.
  • It caters to the needs of the farmers in the North Eastern agro climatic zone of Tamil Nadu.
  • Among the varieties released from this centre, TMV 7 groundnut is popular among farmers.
  • The recently released variety TMV (Gn 13) a red kernel variety is gaining momentum among the farmers and has very good market value.
  • With respect to gingelly, TMV 3 is a cosmopolitan variety and TMV 6 is mostly suitable for irrigated condition.



Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


S.No Particulars 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 Total
A Project Mode        
1 IPT in GL pulses 35 30 0 65
B Mission Mode        
1 Green manure - SRI - Rice fallow pulses 9 10 10 29
2 SRI - Rice fallow pulses 31 31 30 92
3 PF in Banana 10 20 10 40
4 PF in Vegetables 10 10 10 30
5 Soil testing charges        
C Integrated Nutrient Management 20 0 0 20
D Quality Seed production        
  Rice 15 0 0 15
E Implements for farm mechanization        
1 Weeder-demo 80 82 80 242
3 SRI-marker 8 9 8 25
4 Rotovator 1 0 0 1
5 Seed drill 1 2 0 3

S.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.

GM-SRI-RFP

6127

7718

6150

8570

5496

7299

5924

7862

32.71

2.

SRI-RFP

6360

7978

6016

7867

6275

7299

6217

7715

24.09

3.

IPT in GL pulses

915

1080

893

1368

-

-

904

1224

35.39

4.

PF in Vegetables

20660

31660

-

-

-

-

-

-

53.24

5.

PF in Banana

30500

44500

34000

47800

32250

46150

43.10

6.

QSP in Rice

5995

7480

-

-

-

-

5995

7480

24.77

7.

INM

4982

6057

-

-

-

-

4982

6057

21.57