The scientists from this college have research collaboration with scientists from international institutes and domestic institutions.
This project was on operation at Department of Agronomy as sub centre. It was collaborated with Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research (Bioforsk, Norway), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU, India), International Water Management Institute (IWMI, India) and International Pacific Research Center (IPRC, United States); to assess the impact of climate variability on water availability and rice production in the Cauvery river basin of Tamil Nadu, India. In this project, trainings were conducted on Azolla production technology to farmers
ADAC&RI, Trichy is one of the sub centres of RIICE project which is a collaborative project between TNAU and IRRI, Philippines. Collection of ground truth data in rice fields is major activity of this centre
AICRP – Agronomy
Development of agro technologies for improving the productivity of field crops under salt affected soil and use of poor quality water. Conjunctive use of different water resources for field crops
NADP sponsored scheme on Remote sensing based information for crop coverage, yield estimation and drought monitoring is in operation at ADAC&RI, Trichy as a sub centre. In this scheme, collection of ground truth data on rice and non rice points in 360 places and collecting crop cutting experiment data in 180 places in Ariyalur, Trichy and Perambalur districts. Training to farmers and department officials are also being done.
Netafim Irrigation Sponsored Project
Netafim Irrigation India Pvt Ltd, India sponsored project on “Exploring the feasibility of drip irrigation for kuruvai paddy and summer vegetable cultivation under sodic soil with saline water” was operated at Department of Agronomy during 2016-17 to screen rice varieties suitable for drip irrigation system under sodic soil with saline water during Kuruvai season, standardize the lateral spacing and optimize the nitrogen dosage for drip irrigated paddy under sodic soil and to screen suitable vegetable crops for sodic soil under drip irrigation during summer season