About the Department

Department of Fruit Science, Horticultural College & Research Institute for Women, Tiruchirappalli was established during 2017. Ever since its establishment, the department is working on High Density Planting in guava and evaluation of genotypes of guava and pomegranate. This department is actively involved in the teaching, research and extension activities related to fruit crops, crop improvement, crop management and production of fruit crops.

Mandate

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Extension
  • Supply of genuine and quality planting materials to the farming community

Area of Specialization

  • Crop Improvement and management in mango, guava & pomegranate
  • Propagation and nursery management
  • High Density Planting in fruit Crops
  • Fertigation scheduling for fruit Crops
  • Canopy management in fruit Crops