Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

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  • Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

    Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

    To impart teaching and training in Agricultural Extension with a view to produce professionals at various levels in central, state government, public sector undertakings and commercial agencies and corporate. To undertake research in Agricultural Extension for promoting growth of knowledge in the discipline, contributing to the formulation of social policies and strengthening development administration. To organize seminars, workshops, conferences, summer/winter schools etc. for the benefit of extension workers, development administrators and other clientele groups in the topical areas.

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  • Department of Agriculture and Rural Management

    Department of Agriculture and Rural Management

    To contribute effectively to the agricultural development process in the country by developing efficient human resources for managing agribusinesses and rural institutions through quality education and capacity building programmes and providing innovative solutions to agribusinesses and rural institutions through relevant research and consultancy programmes. Courses Offered : => B.Sc. Agriculture Business Management => Master of Business Administration => Ph.D. in Agribusiness Management Department of Agricultural and Rural Management

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  • Department of Agricultural Economics

    Department of Agricultural Economics

    The Department of Agricultural Economics has a mandate to carryout teaching and research in socio-economic issues concerning Agriculture and Rural Development. It has focussed on complex issues associated with Production Economics, Development Planning, Agricultural Marketing, Farm Enterprises and Business Management, Natural Resources and Environmental problems and International Trade. Accordingly the Department has tailored teaching and research programmes to meet the challenges of post economic liberalization era.

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  • Department of Sericulture

    Department of Sericulture

    Department of Sericulture Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Lawley Road Coimbatore 641003 Tamil Nadu India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Plant Pathology

    Department of Plant Pathology

    Department of Plant Pathology Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Lawley Road Coimbatore 641003 Tamil Nadu India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Nematology

    Department of Nematology

    Department of Nematology Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Lawley Road Coimbatore 641003 Tamil Nadu India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Agricultural Entomology

    Department of Agricultural Entomology

    Department of Agricultural Entomology Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Lawley Road Coimbatore 641003 Tamil Nadu India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Crop Physiology

    Department of Crop Physiology

    1946 Establishment of Plant Physiology Scheme at the Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore. 1963 Starting of M.Sc.(Ag.) Degree Programme in Plant Physiology. 1972 Plant Physiology unit under the control of Department of Agricultural Botany. 1976 Plant Physiology a full-fledged Department headed by Prof.J.Sakharam Rao. 1978 Starting of Ph.D. Programme in Crop Physiology. Courses Offered : => M.Sc Agriculture => Ph.D Crop Physiology Research :

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  • Department of Farm Management

    Department of Farm Management

    Department of Farm Management Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Lawley Road Coimbatore 641003 Tamil Nadu India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Animal Husbandry

    Department of Animal Husbandry

    Department of Animal Husbandry Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Lawley Road Coimbatore 641003 Tamil Nadu India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Agronomy

    Department of Agronomy

    The department is functioning in one of the oldest buildings called Freeman building with the amalgamation of British architecture. Freeman building has been completed during the year 1926. The actual genesis of the department was in the year 1959. The subject Agronomy had a status with the start of Post-Graduate programme in the year 1965. The Ph.D. programme was started in the year 1976. This subject deals with field management aspect of crop production. All the factors of production are taken into account. Courses Offered : => B.Sc Sericulture => B.Sc Agriculture

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  • Department of Agroclimate Research Center

    Department of Agroclimate Research Center

    Department of Agroclimate Research Center Agricultural University, Lawley Road, Coimbatore 641003, Tamil Nadu, India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Sustainable Organic Agriculture

    Department of Sustainable Organic Agriculture

    To undertake research, teaching and extension activities on sustainable organic agriculture through interdisciplinary approach and to involve in production and quality assessment of bio inputs and organic products. Department of Sustainable Organic Agriculture Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore - 641 003 Tamil Nadu India Contact No : 0422-6611206 Email ID : [email protected]

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  • Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

    Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

    The Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry is one of the oldest teaching and research departments established in the Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore in 1907 to undertake research and teaching programme in the erstwhile Madras Presidency. Facilities : Soil Fertility Research : => Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer => UV-VIS Spectrophotometer => Ion analyser => Mass spectrophotometer => Segmental flow analyser => Macro volume refrigerated centrifuge => Micro centrifuge => Gas chrootograph

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  • Department of Remote Sensing and GIS

    Department of Remote Sensing and GIS

    Remote Sensing and GIS Agricultural University, Lawley Road, Coimbatore 641003, Tamil Nadu, India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Nanoscience and Technology

    Department of Nanoscience and Technology

    Department of Nanoscience and Technology Agricultural University, Lawley Road, Coimbatore 641003, Tamil Nadu, India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Environmental Science

    Department of Environmental Science

    Department of Environmental Science Agricultural University, Lawley Road, Coimbatore 641003, Tamil Nadu, India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Agricultural Microbiology

    Department of Agricultural Microbiology

    Department of Agricultural Microbiology Agricultural University, Lawley Road, Coimbatore 641003, Tamil Nadu, India Contact No : +91 422 6611200 E Mail : [email protected]

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  • Department of Plant Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics (DPMB&B)

    Department of Plant Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics (DPMB&B)

    Bioinformatics activity in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University dates back to 1989 with the inception of the Biotechnology Information System (BTIS) program of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. The bioinformatics centre at the Centre for Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (earlier CPMB) is one among the Sub-Distributed Information Centre (DISC) of the BTIS network which was established in scientific institutions all over India to foster research, education and training in Bioinformatics. Courses Offered : => B.Tech. (Bioinformatics)

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  • Department of Plant Biotechnology

    Department of Plant Biotechnology

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has been one among a few front-runners to initiate "Biotechnology" teaching way back in 1987. Thanks to the support of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India for extending the financial support for the cause of manpower development since 1988.

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  • Department of Biochemistry

    Department of Biochemistry

    Biochemistry was introduced as a unit of the Department of Biology in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in 1973. The staff position in the unit was one Assistant Professor and one Instructor and was accommodated in a single room in the PG Block. The main objectives were teaching and research in agriculture. Since September 1, 1975 the unit was made into a full-fledged department with Dr.D.Raj as Professor and Head of the department of Biochemistry. Courses Offered : => B.Sc (Agriculture) => B.Sc (Sericulture) => B.Sc (Forestry) => B.Tech (Biotechnology)

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  • Department of Plant Genetic Resources

    Department of Plant Genetic Resources

    Indian subcontinent is one of the 12 mega biodiversity centres and represents two of the eight Vavilovian centres of origin and diversity of crop plants (Harlan 1971). Two of the eighteen globally identified ‘hot spots’ of biological diversity occur in India, one each in the Western Ghats and the Northern Himalyas. The biological diversity is the fundamental basis of agricultural production and is being rapidly eroded and disappearing throughout the world because of several developmental changes.

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  • Department of Pulses

    Department of Pulses

    The Department of Pulses was started in the year 1943 at Coimbatore, situated two kilometers northern side of University campus. This centre comes under northwestern zone of Tamil Nadu with an elevation of 411.98 m and between 11oN latitude and 77oE longitude. The total area is about 69 ha having red and black soils with 8.5 pH. The average rainfall at this centre was 730 mm. The average maximum temperature was 31.94oC and minimum 21.78oC. Department of Pulses Center for Plant Breeding and Genetics Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore - 641 003 Tamil Nadu India

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  • Department of Oilseeds

    Department of Oilseeds

    The Department of Oilseeds is located at northern side of the university main campus. It is functioning under the Directorate of Centre for Plant Breeding and Genetics. This centre is one of the important oilseed research centres in Tamil Nadu and India. This station is situated at an elevation of 426.72 m and between 11oN latitude and 77oE longitude. The average rainfall received at this centre is around 640 mm per year. The distribution of rainfall during southwest and northeast monsoon is 28% and 49 % respectively to the total rainfall.

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  • Department of Forage Crops

    Department of Forage Crops

    Studies on fodder crops were begun as early as 1929 in the Botany section of the then Agricultural College, Coimbatore, and Tamil Nadu. It was identified as one of the centers’ of All India Coordinated Research Project on Forage Crops by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research in 1971. A full fledged department, first of its kind in India came into existence in the year 1976 at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.

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  • Department of Cotton

    Department of Cotton

    Cotton is the most important fibre crop of India. It occupies an area of 1.69 lakh hectares in Tamil Nadu and records an annual production of 3.16 lakh bales against the mill consumption 50.00 lakh bales (2000-01).

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  • Department of Millets

    Department of Millets

    The Millet Breeding Station, Coimbatore is situated in the North Western zone of Tamil Nadu. It is located at a distance of two kilometers on the northern side of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University campus. It is the oldest research station in Tamil Nadu, started in the year 1923, situated at an elevation of 411.98 m and between 11oN latitude and 77oE longitude. The total area is about 69 ha having red and black soils with 8.5 pH. The average rainfall at this centre is 730 mm per year. Department of Millets Center for Plant Breeding and Genetics Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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  • Department of Rice

    Department of Rice

    The Department of Rice previously known as “Paddy Breeding Station” is a constituent of the Centre for Plant Breeding and Genetics, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. This station conducts multidisciplinary research for rice improvement. In 1912 during the British colonial period, one Government Economic Botanist (GEB) was posted at Coimbatore to initiate research on this most vital crop of the country. Thus Paddy Breeding Station came into existence at this place as the oldest rice research station in the modern India.

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