- Assistant Professor (Horticulture)
- Associate Professor in Horticulture
- Dr. B.Sivakumar
- Assistant Professor (Forestry)
Horticulture farm includes area for orchard(5acres), vegetables(1acre), floriculture(1 acre), spices- plantation crops- medicinal and aromatic crops(1 acre), Nursery(1 acre), shade net for vegetable and flowers production(500 m2), Shade net for Propagation(500m2), poly house(500m2) and arid horticulture(1 acre)
An area of 5 acre different fruit crops has been planted for developing orchard in C block. Clearing of bushes and jungle has been done.
Lay out and planting was carried out for Guava in high density planting (5X3m) by engaging students with varieties like VNR.1( Tai type), Arka Kiran(red flesh) and Lucknow- 49. Planted on 24.10.2018(VNR.1) and 18.01.2019(Arka Kiran).
Lay out and planting was carried out for sapota in high density planting (5X5m) with varieties like (PKM.1, PKM.2, PKM.3, PKM.4, Keertha barthi,CO.1, CO.2, CO.3). Planted on 15.02.2019.
Mango was planted on 12.07.2019 in an area of 30 cents with Alphonso, Banganapalli, Neelum, Kalapad, Salem Bangalura, Bangalura, Sendura, Mallika, Mulgova and Rumani varieties in C- Block area.
17Number of banana varieties of banana were planted in C block area in 15.5 cents on 11.03.2019 ( Rasthali(AAB), Karpuravalli(ABB), Peyan(AAB), Udthayam(ABB), Neipoovan(AB), Manoranjitham(), Saba(), Monthan(AAB), Ash monthan(AAB), Kothia(ABB) , Poovan(AAB), Popolour(), Nammakhom(ABB), Bainsa(AAB), Nutepong(ABB), Grand naine(AAA) and Jawari bale(AAB)). Germplasm was collected from National Research Centre for Banana, Tiruchy.
Lime and lemon: Acid lime(PKM.1, VRM.1) and Konkan lemon were plated on 15.02.2019 with 5 meter spacing
Custard apple(Arka Shahan, APK.1, Mammooth, Balanagar, Roy durg), Ber(Apple), cashew(VRI.3), jack(PLR.1), jamun(Seed less) were planted on 15.02.2019 with spacing of 5 m.
Arid Horticulture area:
Jamun, Manila tamarind, Tamarind, Custard apple were planted in area of one acre
Vegetable area includes area for cultivation under drip(1acre), Kitchen garden(nutrition garden)(10 cents)
In Vegetable :Brinjal
MLT in Brinjal evaluation of spine and non spiny type was planted in area 10 cents in C block on 11.07.2019
Kitchen garden was established with vegetables in an area of five cents in C block area
Lawn in OTS area of Admin block and infront of admin block in an area on 10 cents
Medicinal and aromatic park: More than 50 species of medicinal and aromatic plants were planted in front of administrative building for identification by the students.
Horticulture nursery is situated on the main road connecting Tiruvannmalai and Kallakurichi. Nursery has been equipped with mist chamber two numbers(2 nos 20×2=40 m2 area), shade net 500 m2, mother plants for ornamental plants multiplication and irrigation facilities in one acre area.
Floriculture area: Flower crops like rose, Gladiolus, jasminum types, Gerbera, marigold, flowering annuals like cosmos, Zinnea, balsom in one acres
Shade net for flowers and vegetable production: (White shade net)
Miniature rose(planted on1.4.2019) and indoor plants were raised in \white shade net (500 m2) along with green leafy vegetables as demo garden for local farmers to follow.
Pheltophorum trees were planted in both sides of the approach road infront of administrative building