District : Chikmagalur                 

State : Karnataka

MANDATES OF THE REGIONAL RESEARCH STATION

    Based on the Research needs of the farmers of hill zone following mandates have been identified to tackle the agricultural problems :

Sl. No Name of the Research Station Existing Mandates Deleted items Proposed
Leading Testing and Verification
1 Regional Research Station, Mudigere Research on Caramom, Cashew, Spices and Horticultural crops Research on Cashew Research on : Pulses for rice fallows
Research on paddy Agro Forestry Cardamon & other spices(Pepper,Ginger,Turmeris,Tree Spices etc.,), Arecanut, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Orchids and Anthuriums and fruit crops (Sapota, Guava, Banana and Minor Fruits). Farm machinery and implements
Research on Agro-Forestry, Soil and Water Conservation and Sericulture Paddy and field crops
Research on Animal Management and Fisheries Animal management and inland fishery development-Culture of hill-stream fishes
Sericulture
Integrated approach to Soil, Nutrition and Pest/Disease management
Bio-diversity in Western Ghats
Post Harvest Technology for Horticultural crops
Nursery Techniques
Research on Watershed Management
2 Agricultural Research Station, Mercera Research on paddy and seed production - Nursery Techniques Paddy varieties
3 Agricultural Research Station, Ponnampet Research on hill paddy, control measures for leaf blast, neckblast disease of rice and seed production of improved varieties -

 

Research-Hill paddy with integrated nutrient and pest management Paddy varieties
Research on pigerry Forestry Technology Research on Ginger pulses for rice fallows
  Nursery Technologies

 


 

ON-GOING RESEARCH PROJECTS OF RRS, MUDIGERE

   There are about 94 research experiments have been planned during the year 2001-02, under different faculties viz., Paddy Breeding - 10, Paddy Entomology - 4, Paddy Agronomy - 3, Paddy Soil Science - 2, Cardamom Breeding - 8, Cadamom Agronomy - 3, Cardamom Pathology - 3, Cardamom Entomology - 2, Cardamom Physiology - 2, Pepper Pathology - 1, Horticultural Experiments - 24, Chilly Breeding - 1, Vanilla Breeding -1, Agro-Forestry - 2, Agricultural Engineering - 7, Watershed Development - 11, Agricultural Extension - 4, Ginger Entomology - 1, Inland Fisheries - 1 and other Social Science - 4 experiments planned by the scientists of RRS and College of Horticulture, Mudigere.

Sl. No. Descipline/Crop No. Of Programes
On-going Planned
1 Genetics & Plant Breeding 14 01
2 Agronomy 07 03
3 Ag. Entomology 08 01
4 Plant Pahology 08 -
5 Crop Physiology 02 -
6 Ag.Chemistry & Soil Science 02 -
7 Farm/Agro Forestry 02 -
8 Horticulture 15 06
9 Ag. Extension - 04
10 Ag. Engineering 05 02
11 Post Harvest Technology 01 -
12 Water Shed Programmes 11 -
13 Veterinary Sciences - Piggery 01 01
14 Fisheries Sciences - 01

 

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ACTIVITIES OF FISHERIES UNIT, RRS, MUDIGERE

   The Fisheries unit at RRS, Mudigere established in the year 1982 under National Agricultural Research Project to enhance inland fisheries activities in the hill zone. The centreeee is carrying out need based research on various aspects of fish and fisheries and undertake need based extension activities to cater to the requirements of farmers of the region.

OBJECTIVES :

ON GOING PROJECTS :