Horticultural Research Station, TNAU, Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India

Horticultural Research Station of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Udhagamandalam (Ooty), was established during the year 1988. The Research Station is located in the Nilgiris at an altitude of 2240 m above mean sea level. Annual average rainfall of 1236 mm is received in 90 odd rainy days. The office, laboratory and green house are located in the Vijayanagaram Farm, near Centenary Rose Park. The field experiments are conducted at Wood House Farm with an area of 8 hectares, near Doddabetta. The seed production of temperate vegetables is taken up at State Horticultural Farm, Nanjanad.

Dr. N. Selvaraj, Ph.D. is Professor and Head of the Institute of Commercial Horticulture. He specialises in Bio-dynamic, Organic and Homa Organic Farming.

Mandate crops

  • Potato
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Beans
  • Medicinal/aromatic plants
  • Cut flowers
  • Mushroom

Study of Homa Organic Farming on Horticulture Crops