About the Department

The Department of Fruit Science, a constituent unit of Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women, Tiruchirappalli was established during 2017. Ever since its establishment, this department is working on high density planting in guava and evaluation of genotypes of guava. This department is actively involved in the teaching, research and extension activities related to crop improvement and crop management in fruit crops.


  • Education
  • Research
  • Extension
  • Supply of quality planting materials to the farming community

Area of Specialization

  • Crop improvement and production in mango, guava, banana and dry land fruit crops.
  • Propagation and Nursery management
  • High density planting in fruit crops
  • Canopy management in fruit crops