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Area Varattar Nagalar
Varattar Nagalar Sub Basin

Professor & Head,
Horticultural College & Research Institute,
Periyakulam-626 604
Ph. No. 04546 231726
E mail ID: [email protected]


Horticultural College and Research Institute, Periyakulam is identified as the implementing centre for Varatar Nagalar sub basin activities under TNAU. This centre is located in the Southern Agro Climatic Zone of Tamil Nadu, developed many varieties in fruits and vegetables which are popular among the farmers within the state and the country. Some of the popular varieties are PKM1, PKM2, PKM3, PKM4 Sapota, PKM1 tomato, PKM1 Moringa and PKM1 Tamarind. Besides, this centre has standardized the production technologies for mango, sapota, acid lime, moringa, chillies and tube rose for the benefit of horticultural growers in Theni district and surrounding regions of the state.




Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


S.No. Particulars Total
A Activities  
1 Precision farming in vegetables 10
2 Improved production technlogy for maize 20

Sl. No

Name of the intervention

Yield Details (kg ha-1)

% increase over Control

2008-09

2009-10

Mean

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

1.

IPT for Maize

6100

7863

-

-

6100

7863

29

2.

Precision farming in banana

63500

79500

62000

75000

62750

77250

23