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Research Centre, KAHIKUCHI
Scientist In charge: Gobinda Ch Acharya
The centre is located at Kahikuchi bordering to NH 37 near Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in the Kamrup district. The nearest Railway station, Guwahati, is about 22 km away from this research centre. It lies at a height of 50 m above MSL and on 200 18’ N latitude and 910 78’ E longitude.
The area receives an average annual rainfall of 3000 mm, 90 per cent of which is received during South-West monsoon. The mean maximum temperature varies from 150 to 340C and the mean minimum temperature ranges between 60 and220C.
The soil of the site is predominantly clayey loam with a pH range of 4.5-6.0; medium nitrogen, low to medium phosphorus and low to medium potash content and low boron content.
Total area 15.76 ha
The centre has the following objectives: