We provide consultancy services on coconut, arecanut and cocoa production, protection and processing technologies as per ICAR guidelines. Major areas of consultancy services provided by us are:
- Nursery management techniques
- Irrigation management
- Fertilizer management
- Organic farming
- Improved palm based cropping systems
- Identification and control of pests and diseases
- Identification of parental lines
- Hybridization / variety development techniques
- Tissue culture techniques for the development of disease free planting material
- Soft wood grafting technology for cocoa
- Plumule culture of coconut
- Molecular characterization of palm using SSR, ISSR and RAPD markers
- Drought management strategies
- Prediction of coconut production under future climate change using simulation model.
- Processing technologies such as virgin coconut oil (VCO) preparation, coconut chips, vinegar, jaggery preparation.
Pre and post harvest implements like irrigation devices, spraying machines,climbing devices, VCO cooker, solar drier of copra, tendernut punch and cutter, snow ball tendernut,chips making device, coconut testa remover, coconut grating machine etc.