• Agricultural Research Station, Pattukkottai was started during the year 1935 to study the requirement of water for different crops of the new Cauvery delta area of Thanjavur district.
  • Later on during 1972 this station was converted into Multi Crop Experiment Station to cater the research needs on different crops grown in this locality.
  • The station was brought under Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in 1981 and converted into a Seed Centre to produce breeder seeds in paddy, pulses and groundnut.
  • The station was upgraded as Agricultural Research Station during 1986.