Crop Production



Head of the Division: Dr.Ravi Bhat


The major thrust of the Division is to sustain the production of coconut, arecanut and cocoa through the development of improved production technologies such as cropping /farming system/ organic farming and precision farming in accordance with the climate change and soil biotic and abiotic environment. This include cultivation of compatible crops in the inter spaces and integration with other enterprises like dairy, goat, poultry etc.  to offer considerable scope for  increased production and productivity per unit area, time and inputs by more efficient utilization of resources like sunlight, soil, water and  labour.

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