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Trustees of UPASI Tea Research Foundation 2018-2019
Mr. JOSEPH A.E.
President, UPASI
Alampally Estate
PASUPPARA – 685 502
IDUKKI – KERALA
Off. : +91 4869 246223
Res. : +91 48692 46224
Fax : +91 48692 46225
Mob. : +91 94470 34324
alamtea@gmail.com
Mr. NAGAPPAN AL. RM.
Vice President, UPASI
Karie Kollie ‘C’ Estate
573, 4th Block, 8th Main
3rd Cross, Koramangala
BENGALURU – 560 034
KARNATAKA
Off. : +91 80 25533016
Res. : +91 80 25532944
Fax : +91 80 25539757
Kodagu : 08272(Off)201475
Res. : 201270
Mob. : +91 94484 56778
karriekollie6@hotmail.com
Mr. THOMAS JACOB
Chairman, APK
Poabs Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.,
KUTTOOR P. O.
TIRUVALLA 689 106
KERALA
Dir : +91 469 274300
Fax : +91 469 2743330
Mob : +91 94471 46223
E-mail : thomasjacob@poabs.com
Mr. PRAMOD H.T.
Chairman, KPA
Hulikere Estate
ANOOR 577 170
CHIKMAGALUR
KARNATAKA
Res : +91 8262 260021
Mob : +91 96110 99245
hulikerepramod@gmail.com
Mr. SURESH JACOB
Chairman, PAT
A.V. Thomas Group
Companies
Panampally Nagar
KOCHI-682 036
Off. : +91 484 2315312
Fax : +91 484 2312541
Mob. : +91 94433 54612
sureshjacob@avtplantations.co.in
Mr. JAYARAMAN T.
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Havukal Estate
Kotagiri-643 217
The Nilgiris
TAMIL NADU
Dir. : +91 4266 271256
Off. : +91 4266 271356
Res. : +91 4266 272256 & 271756
Fax : +91 4266 271156
Mob. : +91 94422 71256
havukal@yahoo.com
info@havukaltea.com
UPASI EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2018-2019
Mr. JOSEPH A.E.
President, UPASI
Alampally Estate
PASUPPARA – 685 502
IDUKKI – KERALA
Off. : +91 4869 246223
Res. : +91 48692 46224
Fax : +91 48692 46225
Mob. : +91 94470 34324
alamtea@gmail.com
Mr. NAGAPPAN AL.RM.
Vice President, UPASI
Karie Kollie ‘C’ Estate
573, 4th Block, 8th Main
3rd Cross, Koramangala
BENGALURU – 560 034
KARNATAKA
Off. : +91 80 25533016
Res. : +91 80 25532944
Fax : +91 80 25539757
Kodagu : 08272(Off)201475
Res. : 201270
Mob. : +91 94484 56778
karriekollie6@hotmail.com
Mr. AJOY THIPAIAH
7/10 A1, Kumara Krupa Rd.
High Grounds
BENGALURU 560 001
KARNAKATA
+91 80 22261479
+91 80 22267558
Mob : +91 94480 50127
at0710@gmail.com
Mr. ARUN KUMAR
Parry Agro Industries Ltd
EAO, Iyerpadi Estate P.O.
VALPARAI 642 108
Coimbatore Dist.
TAMILNADU
Off. : +91 4253 222265
Fax : +91 4253 222250
Mob. : +91 94431 49300
arunkumar@pai.murugappa.com
douglas@pai.murugappa.com
Mr. ASHISH ROZARIO
The Coonoor Tea Estates
Company Limited
Springfield P.O.
COONOOR – 643 101
TAMILNADU
Off. : +91 423 2230156
Fax : +91 423 2232397
Mob. : +91 94863 16976
ashish@mathesonbosanquet.com
Mr. CHACKO P THOMAS
TATA Coffee Ltd
57, Railway Parallel Road
Kumara Park (West)
BENGALURU – 560 020
Off : +91 80 23560695
Mob : +91 94477 83213
chacko.thomas@tatacoffee.com
Mr. CHERIAN M. GEORGE
Harrisons Malayalam Ltd
Bristow Road
Willingdon Island
KOCHI – 682 003
KERALA
Dir. : +91 484 2667018
Off. : +91 484 2668023 (Board)
Res. : +91 484 2343977
Fax : +91 484 2668024
Mob. : +91 94477 75507
cmgeorge@harrisonsmalayalam.com
Mr. CHERIAN M.P.
Cottanad Plantations Ltd
P. B. No. 1117
Beach Road
KOZHIKODE – 673 032
KERALA
Dir. : +91 495 2765093
Off. : +91 495 2765261
Res. : +91 495 2370222
Fax : +91 495 2768687
Mob. : +91 94470 86660
mpcherian@gmail.com
Mr. GANAPATHY M.B.
Vice Chairman, KPA
TATA Coffee Ltd
POLLIBETTA 571 215
KODAGU – KARNATAKA
Off. : +91 8274 251511
Res. : +91 8274 251403
Fax : +91 8274 251425
Mob. : +91 94481 00705
mb.ganapathy@tatacoffee.com
Mr. GILBERT D’SOUZA
A.V. Thomas Group Companies
P. B. No. 4260
Panampally Nagar P. O.
KOCHI – 682 036
KERALA
Dir. : +91 0484 2313866
Off. : +91 0484 2315312 (11 lines)
Res. : +91 0484 2301334
Fax : +91 0484 2312541
Mob. : +91 94477 77754
gilbert@avtplantations.co.in
Mr. JAYARAMAN T.
Havukal Estate
Kotagiri-643 217
The Nilgiris
TAMIL NADU
Dir. : +91 4266 271256
Off. : +91 4266 271356
Res. : +91 4266 272256 & 271756
Fax : +91 4266 271156
Mob. : +91 94422 71256
havukal@yahoo.com
info@havukaltea.com
Mr. JEFFRY JS REBELLO
Agalatti Estate
KYAMANAHALLI – 577 119
Via HANBAL
SAKLESHPUR
HASSAN
KARNATAKA
Off. : +91 8173 290223
Res. : +91 8173 290550
Mob. : +91 94481 30223
jeffryrebello@yahoo.co.in
Mr. KARIAPPA B.P.
Vice Chairman, APK
KDHP Company Private Ltd
KDHP House
MUNNAR 685 612
KERALA
Off : +91 4868 255008
Mob : +91 94002 56990
kariappa.bp@kdhptea.co.in
Mr. KARTHIK NARAYAN J.
Havukal Tea & Produce Co.
Private Limited
Havukal Estate,
KOTAGIRI – 643 217
The Nilgiris, TAMILNADU
Off : +91 4266 271256
Res : +91 4266 272256
Fax : +91 4266 272156
Mob: +91 94874 71256
havukal@sify.com
Mr. MATHEW ABRAHAM K.
Kanan Devan Hills
Plantations Company
Private Limited
KDHP House
MUNNAR 685 612
KERALA
Dir. : (04865) 230463 & (04868) 255002
Off. : (04868) 255000
Fax : (04868) 255555
Mob. : +91 94463 13310
kmathew.abraham@kdhptea.co.in
Mr. NANDAKUMAR E.K.
Menon&Pai
Advocates
VIII/793/2
I.S. Press Road
KOCHI – 682 018
KERALA
Off. : +91 484 2390581 & 2394205
Res. : +91 484 2389421
Fax : +91 484 2395691
Mob. : +91 94470 43070
nandakumar@menonpai.in
eknandakumar@gmail.com
Mr. NISHANT R. GURJER
Sethuraman Estate
MAGUNDI P.O. 577160
CHIKMAGALUR
KARNATAKA
Off. : +91 8266 248002
Res. : +91 8266 248012
Mob. : +91 94481 47103
+91 99800 05617
nishant.gurjer@gmail.com
nishgurjer@yahoo.co.in
Mr. PEMMAIAH CM.
Chowri Estate
Hoddur Village
P.B.No. 40
MURNAD-571 252
KODAGU, KARNATAKA
Off : +91 8272 232360 & 232274
Mob : +91 98453 14215
pemmaiah.cm@gmail.com
Mr. PINTO T.G.B.
The United Nilgiri Tea
Estates Co. Ltd
CHAMRAJ P.O. 643 204
The Nilgiris
TAMIL NADU
Off. : +91 423 2258737
Fax : +91 423 2258837
Mob. : +91 98432 33317
chamrajtea@gmail.com
Mr. PRAMOD H.T.
Chairman, KPA
Hulikere Estate
ANOOR 577 170
CHIKMAGALUR
KARNATAKA
Res : +91 8262 260021
Mob : +91 96110 99245
hulikerepramod@gmail.com
Mr. PRASHANT BHANSALI
Kairbetta Estates Syndicate
KOTAGIRI P. O. 643 217
NILGIRIS
TAMIL NADU
Dir. : +91 4266 271673
Off. : +91 4266 271729
Res. : +91 423 – 2230815
Fax : +91 4266 – 271829
Mob. : +91 97860 30815
ceo@kairbetta.com
Mr. RAVUNNI P.N.
The BBTC Limited
Subramaniam Road
Willingdon Island
KOCHI – 682 003
KERALA
Dir. : +91 484 4853150
Off. : +91 484 2666251 & 2666645
Res. : +91 484 2336161
Mob. : +91 97467 43666
ravunni@bbtcl.in
Mr. SAHADEV BALAKRISHNA
Coffee Planter
Post Box No. 5
KOPPA – 577 126
CHIKMAGALUR
KARNATAKA
Off. : +91 8265 221526
Res. : +91 8265 221301
Fax : +91 8265 221024
Mob. : +91 98450 10001
sahadevb@gmail.com
Mr. SHAKER NAGARAJAN
Vice Chairman, PAT
Pillavali Coffee Estates
P.B.No. 2
PATTIVEERANPATTI-624211
DINDIGUAL
TAMIL NADU
Off : +91 4543 267598
Res : +91 4543 267588
Mob : +91 98421 25652
shaker.nagarajan@gmail.com
Mr. SHREEDHARAN C.
Tea Estates India Ltd
10, Damu Nagar
COIMBATORE – 641 045
TAMIL NADU
Dir. : +91 422 4351536
Off. : +91 422 4505000
Res. : +91 422 4351536
Mob. : +91 98946 02300
shree@woodbriargroup.com
Mr. SURESH JACOB
Chairman, PAT
A.V.Thomas Group
Companies
Panampally Nagar
KOCHI-682 036
Off. : +91 484 2315312
Fax : +91 484 2312541
Mob. : +91 94433 54612
sureshjacob@avtplantations.co.in
Mr. THOMAS J.K.
Malankara Plantations Ltd
Malankara Buildings
Kodimatha-686 039
KOTTAYAM, KERALA
Off. : +91 481 2568360 & 2568335
Res. : +91 481 2392761 / 2392681
Mob. : +91 94471 55433
Fax : 2568433
yohanthomas2014@gmail.com
mdmalankara@gmail.com
Mr. THOMAS JACOB
Vaniampara Rubber Co. Ltd
Vazhakala Buildings
K.K. Road
KOTTAYAM-686 001
KERALA
Dir. : +91 481 2564946
Res. : +91 481 2574248 & 2578438
Fax : +91 481 2563854
Mob. : +91 98461 56298
vanrubco@yahoo.com
Mr. THOMAS JACOB
Chairman, APK
Poabs Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.,
KUTTOOR P. O.
TIRUVALLA 689 106
KERALA
Dir : +91 469 274300
Fax : +91 469 2743330
Mob : +91 94471 46223
E-mail : thomasjacob@poabs.com
Mr. UNNIKRISHNAN V.
The Rajagiri Rubber & Produce Co. Ltd
P.B.No. 4260
Panampilly Nagar
KOCHI – 682 036
KERALA
Dir. : +91 484 4012148
Off. : +91 484 2315312
Res. : +91 484 2306577
Fax : 2312541
Mob. : +91 94470 83388
unnikrishnan@avtdt.in
Mr. THOMAS JACOB
Chairman, APK
Poabs Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.,
KUTTOOR P. O.
TIRUVALLA 689 106
KERALA
Dir : +91 469 274300
Fax : +91 469 2743330
Mob : +91 94471 46223
E-mail : thomasjacob@poabs.com
Mr. UNNIKRISHNAN V.
The Rajagiri Rubber & Produce Co. Ltd
P.B.No. 4260
Panampilly Nagar
KOCHI – 682 036
KERALA
Dir. : +91 484 4012148
Off. : +91 484 2315312
Res. : +91 484 2306577
Fax : 2312541
Mob. : +91 94470 83388
unnikrishnan@avtdt.in
Tea Committee 2018-2019
Mr. PRASHANT BHANSALI
Chairman, MEMBERS
Kairbetta Estates Syndicate
KOTAGIRI P. O. 643 217
NILGIRIS
TAMIL NADU
Dir. : +91 4266 271673
Off. : +91 4266 271729
Res. : +91 423 – 2230815
Fax : +91 4266 – 271829
Mob. : +91 97860 30815
ceo@kairbetta.com
Mr. ARUN KUMAR
Parry Agro Industries Ltd
EAO, Iyerpadi Estate P.O.
VALPARAI 642 108
Coimbatore Dist.
TAMILNADU
Off. : +91 4253 222265
Fax : +91 4253 222250
Mob. : +91 94431 49300
arunkumar@pai.murugappa.com
douglas@pai.murugappa.com
Mr. ASHISH ROZARIO
The Coonoor Tea Estates
Company Limited
Springfield P.O.
COONOOR – 643 101
TAMILNADU
Off. : +91 423 2230156
Fax : +91 423 2232397
Mob. : +91 94863 16976
ashish@mathesonbosanquet.com
Mr. CHERIAN M. GEORGE
Harrisons Malayalam Ltd
Bristow Road
Willingdon Island
KOCHI – 682 003
KERALA
Dir. : +91 484 2667018
Off. : +91 484 2668023 (Board)
Res. : +91 484 2343977
Fax : +91 484 2668024
Mob. : +91 94477 75507
cmgeorge@harrisonsmalayalam.com
Mr. GILBERT D’SOUZA
A.V. Thomas Group Companies
P. B. No. 4260
Panampally Nagar P. O.
KOCHI – 682 036
KERALA
Dir. : +91 0484 2313866
Off. : +91 0484 2315312 (11 lines)
Res. : +91 0484 2301334
Fax : +91 0484 2312541
Mob. : +91 94477 77754
gilbert@avtplantations.co.in
Mr. JAYARAMAN T.
Havukal Estate
Kotagiri-643 217
The Nilgiris
TAMIL NADU
Dir. : +91 4266 271256
Off. : +91 4266 271356
Res. : +91 4266 272256 & 271756
Fax : +91 4266 271156
Mob. : +91 94422 71256
havukal@yahoo.com
info@havukaltea.com
Mr. KARIAPPA B.P.
Vice Chairman, APK
KDHP Company Private Ltd
KDHP House
MUNNAR 685 612
KERALA
Off : +91 4868 255008
Mob : +91 94002 56990
kariappa.bp@kdhptea.co.in
Mr. KARTHIK NARAYAN J.
Havukal Tea & Produce Co.
Private Limited
Havukal Estate,
KOTAGIRI – 643 217
The Nilgiris
TAMILNADU
Off : +91 4266 271256
Res : +91 4266 272256
Fax : +91 4266 272156
Mob: +91 94874 71256
havukal@sify.com
Mr. MATHEW ABRAHAM K.
Kanan Devan Hills
Plantations Company
Private Limited
KDHP House
MUNNAR 685 612
KERALA
Dir. : (04865) 230463 & (04868) 255002
Off. : (04868) 255000
Fax : (04868) 255555
Mob. : +91 94463 13310
kmathew.abraham@kdhptea.co.in
Mr. PINTO T.G.B.
The United Nilgiri Tea
Estates Co. Ltd
CHAMRAJ P.O. 643 204
The Nilgiris
TAMIL NADU
Off. : +91 423 2258737
Fax : +91 423 2258837
Mob. : +91 98432 33317
chamrajtea@gmail.com
Mr. RAVUNNI P.N.
The BBTC Limited
Subramaniam Road
Willingdon Island
KOCHI – 682 003
KERALA
Dir. : +91 484 4853150
Off. : +91 484 2666251 & 2666645
Res. : +91 484 2336161
Mob. : +91 97467 43666
ravunni@bbtcl.in
Mr. SHREEDHARAN C.
Tea Estates India Ltd
10, Damu Nagar
COIMBATORE – 641 045
TAMIL NADU
Dir. : +91 422 4351536
Off. : +91 422 4505000
Res. : +91 422 4351536
Mob. : +91 98946 02300
shree@woodbriargroup.com
Mr. THOMAS JACOB
Chairman, APK
Poabs Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.,
KUTTOOR P. O.
TIRUVALLA 689 106
KERALA
Dir : +91 469 274300
Fax : +91 469 2743330
Mob : +91 94471 46223
E-mail : thomasjacob@poabs.com
Mr. THOMAS J.K.
Malankara Plantations Ltd
Malankara Buildings
Kodimatha-686 039
KOTTAYAM, KERALA
Off. : +91 481 2568360 & 2568335
Res. : +91 481 2392761 / 2392681
Mob. : +91 94471 55433
Fax : 2568433
yohanthomas2014@gmail.com
mdmalankara@gmail.com
Mr. UNNIKRISHNAN V.
The Rajagiri Rubber & Produce Co. Ltd
P.B.No. 4260
Panampilly Nagar
KOCHI – 682 036
KERALA
Dir. : +91 484 4012148
Off. : +91 484 2315312
Res. : +91 484 2306577
Fax : 2312541
Mob. : +91 94470 83388
unnikrishnan@avtdt.in
Mr. VENKITARAMAN ANAND
Harrisons Malayalam Ltd
Bristow Road
Willingdon Island
KOCHI-682 003
KERALA
Dir. : +91 484 26624315
Off. : +91 484 2668023 (14 lines)
Fax : +91 484 2668024
Mob. : +91 94474 92800
anand@harrisonsmalayalam.com
 

News & Events

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  • Dr. C.S. Venkata Ram Memorial Annual Tea Colloquium-2018

    Dr. C.S. Venkata Ram Memorial Annual Tea Colloquium will be held on Aug, 2018 at Seminar Hall, UPASI Tea Research Foundation, Tea Research Institute, Valparai. The maximum time for presentation is ten minutes followed by discussion. Prizes will be awarded for the best three presentations.…

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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 2019

    08/09/2018 @ 09:30 am

    Date of Publish: 06-Aug-2019 UPASI TEA RESEARCH FOUNDATION TEA RESEARCH INSTITUTE NIRAR DAM PO VALPARAI – 642 127   Project: Development of new clones through integration of conventional and non-conventional methods of breeding for productivity, quality and stress tolerance, funded by Tea Board of India…

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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

    14-May-2019

    14-May-2019 Sealed quotations are invited from the concerned suppliers for the following lab instrument with specifications. The quotations may be sent to the Director, UPASI Tea Research Foundation – Tea Research Institute, Nirar Dam P.O. Valparai 642 127 to reach on or before 31st May…

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Articles

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  • Publications

    09.05.2012

    Ajaikumar, S., Siby Mathew, R. Raj Kumar and P. Mohan Kumar (2014). Mechanical harvesting in tea: A case study of Pasuparai estate. Journal of Plantation Crops. 42(2): 201-214. Ajay, D. and Baby, U.I. 2010. Induction of systemic resistance to Exobasidium vexans in tea through SAR…

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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)

    DATE:  

    PLACE:  

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  • INTERNATIONAL TEA CONVENTION

    DATE:  

    PLACE:  

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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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