|City||Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Affiliated to||Bharathiar University, Coimbatore|
|Phone||(0422) 2431238, Office : (0422) 2430045|
Central Institute for Cotton Research, Coimbatore is affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC)
Access to information, dissemination and adoption or application are important dimensions of a development system. It is a fact that several useful technologies evolved are confined within research organizations. In this context, the Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) of CICR was established in the year 2000. ATIC plays a major role in dissemination of information regarding various agricultural sciences, anima~ husbandry, sericulture, apiculture and training pertaining to different topics of agricultural sciences, to farmers, farm women, horticulturists and dairy men through its publication and information system.Other service sections such as RCM Unit, Farm Section, Library, Art & Photography, Administration and Accounts support the research activities of the Institute.
Coimbatore : The laboratories in the initial stages were located in different buildings. After the construction of another laboratory building adjacent to the Silver Jubilee Building, most of the laboratories are presently functioning in these two buildings. The infrastructures viz., insectary building, Seminar Hall, Polyhouse, Farm store house (New area farm) and rooms for instruments, Plant tissue culture lab, Growth Chamber have been created recently. Advanced equipment like Image analyser, gel documentation system, inverted fluorescent microscope, porometer, digital spectrophotometer, high volume instrument etc. have been added to the laboratories. Good computer facilities with V-SAT connectivity are also available. A separate administrative block is being added on the first floor of main building. An advanced DUS Testing laboratory is being created in the existing seed storage building.
Coimbatore : The regional station has two farms, one farm of 18 ha. near TNAU where the regional station buildings are located. This is a well developed farm with good irrigation facilities for conducting research on irrigated cotton. Farm office building was constructed recently to accommodate the farm infrastructure. The other farm of 20 ha. is situated near the Sugarcane Breeding Institute and is nearly 6 km away from the main research farm.
Improving production and quality of Indian Cotton (including the development of transgenics resistant to biotic and abiotic stresses) with reduced cost to make cotton production cost effective and competitive in the national and global market.
To develop economically viable and eco-friendly production and protection technologies for enhancing quality cotton production by 2-3% every year on a sustainable basis for the next fifteen years (till 2025).
PROJECT COORDINATOR (COTTON IMPROVEMENT) & HEAD
CENTRAL INSTITUTE FOR COTTON RESEARCH,
Coimbatore - 641 003,
Telephone : PC Direct: (0422) 2431238, Office : (0422) 2430045
Fax : (0422) 2454021
Email : [email protected]
URL : www.cicr.org.in
Central Institute for Cotton Research, Coimbatore offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
Central Institute for Cotton Research, Coimbatore is affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
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Central Institute for Cotton Research, Coimbatore