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UPASI TEA RESEARCH FOUNDATION
UPASI Tea Research Foundation
Tea Research Institute,
Nirar Dam (po),
Valparai – 642 127,
Coimbatore District,
Tamil Nadu, INDIA.

Director :
+91 – 4253 – 235201 (Dir)
+91 – 4253 – 235301 / 235303 (Off)

Phone +91 – 4253 – 235301 / 235303
Fax +91 – 4253 – 235302
E-mail director@upasitearesearch.org
Botany upasicamellia@gmail.com
Soil Chemistry soilchem.upasi@gmail.com
Entomology entomon.upasitri@gmail.com
Pesticide Residue upasiresidue@rediffmail.com
Plant Pathology & Microbiology micropath09@gmail.com
Plant Physiology & Biotechnology physiolupasitearesearch@gmail.com
Tea Technology teatechupasi@rediffmail.com

 

UPASI TRF Regional Centres
COONOOR
Coonoor – 643 101, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.
Phone +91 – 423 – 2230732 / 2239839
Fax +91 – 423 – 2232030
E-mail upasitrfcnr@sify.com
upasirccnr@upasitearesearch.org
GUDALUR
Gudalur – 643 212, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.
Phone +91 – 4262 – 261339
E-mail upasircgdr@upasitearesearch.org
KOPPA
Koppa – 577 126, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, INDIA.
Phone +91 – 8265 – 222066
E-mail upasirckop@upasitearesearch.org
MEPPADI
Meppadi – 673 577, Wayanad District, Kerala, INDIA.
Phone +91 – 4936 – 282463
E-mail upasircmep@upasitearesearch.org
upasircmep@sancharnet.in
MUNNAR
Munnar – 685 612, Idukki District, Kerala, INDIA.
Phone +91 – 4865 – 230316
E-mail upasircmnr@gmail.com
VANDIPERIYAR
Vandiperiyar – 685 533, Idukki District, Kerala, INDIA.
Phone +91 – 4869 – 252219
E-mail upasircvpr@upasitearesearch.org
upasitrfvpr@gmail.com

Regd. Office

Regd. Office
Glenview, Coonoor 643 101, Nilgiri District, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.
Phone +91 – 423 – 2230270
E-mail upasi@sancharnet.in
commodities@upasi.org

News & Events

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  • Residue analysis in other crops

    31-05-2013

    The Pesticide Residue Division is equipped with state-of-art instruments viz., Gas Chromatograph, High Performance Liquid Chromatograph, GCMS, Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, etc., Our lab is GLP certified by National GLP Compliance Monitoring Authority, Govt. of India for the execution of Pesticide Residue Studies. We are accredited…

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  • Vacancy 2014

    02/05/2014

    02.05.2014 UPASI TEA RESEARCH FOUNDATION NIRAR DAM P.O VALPARAI – 642 127.   1.      SENIOR ENTOMOLOGIST Ph.D. (Entomology) with 5 years of research experience in the relevant field. Pay scale : Rs.15600+DA and other allowances  2.      SENIOR PLANT PATHOLOGIST Ph.D. (Botany/Micro biology) with 5 years…

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  • Monthly circular – April 2014

    07/04/2014

       Monthly Circular April -2014  WEATHER Weather data recorded in March 2014 at the TRF observatory are given below, along with the corresponding figures for March 2013. Year Total Rainfall mm Mean Sunshine hr/day Mean Temperature ° C Mean Relative Humidity % at Mean Evaporation…

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  • Quotations & Tenders

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Articles

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  • Publications 2011

    09.05.2012

    Ajay, D. and Baby, U.I. 2010. Induction of systemic resistance to Exobasidium vexans in tea through SAR elicitors. Phytoparasitica 38: 53 – 60. Babu, A. Vasanthakumar, D. Jasin Rahman, V.K. Roobakkumar, A and C. Sundaravadivelan. 2011.Potential of Mallada boninensis Okamoto (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), as a biocontrol…

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  • Latest

    12/12/12

    The principal landmark in the history of tea research in south India, was the establishment of a Tea Experimental Station in Gudalur in 1926. During the last seven and half decades, this research organisation. Now known as the UPASI Tea Research Foundation (UPASI TRF), had…

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  • Publications and Library

    01/02/05

    Annual Report is the one among the major publications of UPASI TRF. Annual report of each year is released by September of the following year. Other publications include Research Highlights and half yearly Newsletters. The Bulletin of UPASI TRF is an occasional publication. The Handbook…

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Conferences Seminars

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  • PLACROSYM XXI

    DATE:  10-12 December 2014

    PLACE:  Kozhikode

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  • Research Extension Meeting

    DATE:  06-08 May 2013

    PLACE:  Valparai

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  • JOINT AREA SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIA (JASS)

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  • INTERNATIONAL TEA CONVENTION

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  • TGLIA

    DATE:   2013

    PLACE:  

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  • Dr.C.S. Venkata Ram Annual Tea Colloquium

    DATE:  1 August 2013

    PLACE:  VALPARAI

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  • INTERACTIVE SESSIONS / WORKSHOPS

    DATE:  28/04/2012

    PLACE:  VALPARAI

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  • PLATINUM JUBILEE SYMPOSIUM

    DATE:  2001

    PLACE:  Chennai

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  • PLANTATION CROPS SYMPOSIUM 2014

    DATE:  2014

    PLACE:  

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  • UPASI ANNUAL CONFERENCE

    DATE:  September 2013

    PLACE:  Coonoor

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Research Activities

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    Pesticide Residue

    Of late, considering the constant usage of pesticides and to monitor the residues in the final produce, a well equipped test facility was established at UPASI TRI in 1994. The pesticide residue laboratory is accredited by National Accreditation Board for testing and calibration Laboratories (NABL)…

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  • Botany

    The Tea Research Institute at Valparai has seven divisions namely Botany, Soil Chemistry, Entomology, Pesticide Residue, Plant Pathology & Microbiology, Plant Physiology & Biotechnology and Tea Technology. Botany Research activities of Botany Division include plant improvement, cultivation practices and weed research. Plant improvement programme was…

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  • Soil Chemistry

    Chemistry Division is involved in research pertaining to soil-plant nutrients of tea besides extending analytical service to the industry. The research activities include investigations on physico-chemical properties of soil, soil-plant interactions, response of tea to major, secondary and micronutrients and their interactions. The research work…

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  • Entomology

    Entomology Division involve in basic and applied aspects of insect pests, particularly, biology, ecology and evolving control measures. The division evolved and recommended physical, chemical and biological method of tea pests control. In the past, extensive studies on bioecology, crop loss due to major pests…

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  • Pathology & Microbiology

    In the division of Plant Pathology & Microbiology, research is carried out on diseases of tea and biofertilizers. Among the tea diseases, blister blight is the most important leaf disease caused by the pathogen, Exobasidium vexans affecting the tender harvestable shoots of tea resulting in…

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  • Physiology & Biotechnology

    Plant Physiology Division was established in 1980 which has been primarily concentrated on crop productivity. The division strives for excellence in applied research in tea productivity and bush health besides biotechnological studies. The research undertaken extends over a wide range of research programmes having collaborative…

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  • Tea Technology

    Besides offering the analytical services and involving in inter laboratory ring test to validate the test methods, Tea Technology Division is concerned about quality of final produce in accordance with PFA Act requirements, storage studies, value added products and manufacturing aspects. The laboratory has been…

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