LIST OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH STATIONS IN THE SCARCE RAINFALL ZONE

S.No.

Zone/Research Station

FUNCTIONS

Main

Verification

1.

Regional Agricultural
Research Station
Nandyal-  518 502
Phone: 08514-242296

Development/ identification and popularisation  of  suitable crops / cropping systems, varieties and technologies pertaining to cotton, rice,       
jowar, small millets, chickpea, sunflower and tobacco.

  • Testing & identification of thermo & photo insensitive varieties of sesame and groundnut. 
  • Evaluation of varieties / hybrids of maize suitable for Kharif and rabi.
  • Identification of suitable varieties in rice.
  • To evolve suitable package of practices for organic /natural farming.

2.

Seed Technology Research & Production Centre, Thangadancha

Seed Technology research, development of seed production technologies and capacity building of clientele for quality seed in major field crops of the state.

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3.

Agricultural Research Station
Anantapuram 515 001              Phone: 08554-200303

Development and popularisation of climate smart sustainable dryland agriculture technologies and groundnut, bajra integrated farming systems and extending weather based agro advisory services.

  • Evaluation of varieties of  sorghum, castor, foxtail millet, redgram, horsegram and field bean.

4.

Agricultural Research Station
Reddipalli 515 001                    
Phone: 08554-257239

Development and popularisation of climate and water smart sustainable oilseed crop based cropping systems

  • Evaluation of varieties / hybrids of oilseed crops, rice and redgram.
  • Transfer of technologies through OFTs

5.

Agricultural Research Station, Kadiri - 515 591
Phone: 08494-221180

Development and popularisation of suitable groundnut varieties and climate smart groundnut based  cropping systems

  • Evaluation of redgram, arid legumes and sunflower varieties/hybrids.