Dryland Agricultural Research Station is equipped to carry out state of the art research on soil and plant analysis. The facilities are constantly upgraded to keep up with modern scientific developments.

  • N analyser
  • Kjel plus digestion unit
  • UV-Spectrophotometer
  • Flame photometer
  • pH meter and EC meter
  • Hot air oven and Micro oven
  • Shaking machine
  • Micro balance
  • Soil moisture meter and Tensiometer
  • Portable weather recorder
  • Porometer
  • Leaf area index meter
  • Biochar pyrolysis unit 

The lab facilities are upgraded with the lab under Centre of Excellence in Dry Farming with the following equipments

  • Soil Water potential meter, penetrometer and accessories
  • Soil moisture probe with 30 cm depth sensor
  • Leaf area meter/Conveyor belt with scanner and accessories
  • Rhizo scanner and accessories
  • Total Organic Carbon analyser with cooling system
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer with cooling system
  • Growth Chamber, pressure chamber and accessories
  • Deep freezer, centrifuge and electronic balance with work table
  • Multiple sensor soil thermometer
  • Portable Photosynthetic system-Photosynthetic activity
  • Osmometer and accessories –Osmatic potential measurement
  • Chlorophyll fluorescence system
  • Pressure bomb leaf water potential meter
  • Infrared thermometer
  • SPAD meter and accessories
  • Turbo seed drill and Shredder

All the equipments are currently used for soil and plant analysis and studying physiological attributes influenced by climate change and this helps to develop drought mitigation technologies for dryland crops.

Food Processing Research and Training Centre

This Centre is established with the objective of conducting research on Post-harvest technology, Food Processing, Value addition and giving training to the farmers. All the essential equipments viz., Twin screw extruder, Pasta machine, dough sheeter, packaging machine, pulverizer, roaster, mechanical dehydrator,fruitpulper, refrigerator, planetary mixer, baking oven and accessories, hot air oven, kettle and mini boiler, tray drier, weighing balance, refractometer, hand sealing machine, crown corking machine are installed for organizing capacity building programme and hands on training to the various stakeholders and regular trainings are given

Pathology Laboratory

  • Laminar air flow chamber
  • Microwave oven
  • Autoclave
  • Hot air oven