To evolve new varieties and technologies in temperate horticultural crops for benefiting the farmers in kodai hills


The station was started with a mission to address issues regarding ‘Sustainable Horticulture for temperate crops’ in the context of enhancing livelihood opportunities  for the farmers of kodai hills thereby contributing to their economic stability

About the station

1. Name of the Research station Horticultural Research Station (HRS)


2. Location with Altitude, Latitude and Longitude 10.2o N latitude

77.5 o E longitude

2300 m above mean sea level

3. Date of start  of  the station ( Copy of Government /University order to be enclosed) Established as Apple Research Station in 1961

Renamed as Horticultural Research Station in 1971


4. Name and Designation of the Professor & Head Dr.I.Muthuvel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Head

5. Total area of the station

(Details with survey numbers to be enclosed in Annexure )

Total area of the farm 18.36 ha

Area under building and structure 3.86 ha

Area under cultivation 14.50 ha

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