Projects

2018-2021

Agronomic Integration of Technologies for Productivity Management and Optimal Water Use in Wetlands of Cauvery River Delta

To increase the farm productivity per drop of water used in the rice monocropped wetlands of Cauvery Delta with 100 on farm participatory models of integrated rice + fish + poultry farming system and to train 500 farmers.

DST_Mission Mode

20.9 Million

2017-2019

Annamalai Rice + Fish + Poultry Framing System for Improving Nutrition and Livelihoods of Small Farmers in Nepal

The International project is awarded to RM. Kathiresan, Director, Research and Development, Annamalai University, out of a very competitive screening of more than 100 proposals received to converge on four of them.

UASID-IKP

12.0 Million

2014-2016

Designing on-farm participatory models of Integrated Farming Systems for enhancement of household diet diversity and livelihoods of women small holder farmers

The DBT-BIRAC – Grand Challenges India - Agriculture, Nutrition and Health - Project was sanctioned to Department of Agronomy, Annamalai University under the supervision of Dr. RM. Kathiresan, through a nationwide competitive call for and screening

DBT-BIRAC

6.934 Million

2014-2016

Climate Resilient Farming Systems for Sustainable Farming and Livelihood Enhancement of SC/ST Population in Disadvantaged Coastal Districts of Cuddalore and Nagapattinam in Tamilnadu

Upscaling Integrated Farming System model with Rice (seed crop) + Fish + Poultry on larger fields of size 1000 m2 (¼ an acre). Quality Seed Production in rice to improve availability of quality rice seeds

TALIM

3.556 Million

2008-2015

Farming Systems for Livelihood Security of Small and Marginal Farmers in Disadvantaged Districts of Tamilnadu

The National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) was the collaborative research programme of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India and World Bank. The component III of NAIP was aiming at enhancing the livelihoods security.

NAIP

96.4 Million

2009-2012

Control of Water Hyacinth Through Herbicide And Its Impact on Aquatic Environment

The objective of this project its to evaluate the effects of various herbicides on water hyacinth control and to determine the impact on water quality and fish mortality.

INCID-MWR

2.996 Million

2008-2010

NATIONAL INVASIVE WEED SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMME

Dominant weeds of the districts, as per the survey are Marselia quadrifoliata in Rice, Dactyloctenium aegyptium in Maize, Cyperus iria in Cotton, Dactyloctenium aegyptium in Banana, Cyperus rotundus in Sugarcane.

NIWS

2.1 Million

2007-2010

Cellulose Nanofibres from Aquatic Weeds

Analysis of physiochemical and biochemical parameters of aquatic weeds Synthesis of cellulose nanofibres using different types of chemical treatment, mechanical treatment etc.

DBT

3.0 Million

2004-2007

Integrated Rice + Fish + Poultry Farming for Biological Suppression of Pest, Sustainable Food Production and Rural Upliftment

The project was sanctioned by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India for standardising the packages for rice + fish + poultry integrated farming system designed and published by Annamalai University through institutional field experiments with individual plot size of 40m2.

DBT-IFS

2.128 Million

2002-2005

Weed Management in Integrated Rice + Fish + Poultry Farming System

To study the contribution of herbivorous fish species in rice weed management. To study the impact of poultry waste on weed management in rice. To study the impact of rice weed control measures viz., herbicides and azolla culture on component enterprises like fish and poultry.

ICAR

1.115 Million

2001-2004

INTEGRATION OF BOTANICAL HERBICIDE Coleus amboinicus / aromaticus WITH INSECT BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WATER HYACINTH

An effective method to exploit the allelopathic potential of indian medicinal herb Coleus amboinicus / aromaticus for the control of aquatic weed water hyacinth is evolved, through integration with insect bio-control using Neochetina eichhorniae bruchi.

NATP

1.433 Million

Total value for projects: 152.562 Million