Linkages / Collaboration

Organization Area of collaboration
ICAR-National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects (NBAII), Bengaluru Identification of kairomones/ pheromones of major pests of cashew.
ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru

Biosystematics of tea mosquito bug and natural enemies.


Biotechnology Department for SSR marker analysis in cashew

University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), GKVK, Bengaluru


ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi


Identification of arthropod fauna associated with cashew.

Directorate of Cashewnut and Cocoa Development (DCCD), Kochi Training programmes for farmers and frontline demonstrations.
ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal Development of post harvest technology machinery

Department of Horticulture, Karnataka.

Horticultural Research Station, Ullal, Mangalore.

Zonal Agricultural Research Station, Brahmavar, Udupi district, Karnataka.

Training programmes for farmers and Krishi Melas.

KVK, Mangalore

Achal Industries, Mangalore

UAHS, Shimoga

CPCRI, Kasaragod

KCMA, Mangalore

Transfer of technology
AICRP-Cashew Centres located in SAUs / ICAR institutes Multilocational testing, exchange of research findings/germplasm/planting material.
ICAR-Central Plantation Crop Research Institute , Kasaragod, Kerala

Evaluation of EPN species in cashew ecosystem

Value addition  and post harvest product development

ICAR-Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Research, Anand, Gujarat Identification and synthesis of organic components in the whole body extracts (WBE) of virgin females of TMB.
M/s Environment, Measurement and Control (EMCON), Kochi, Kerala Development of moisture meter for cashew in Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) mode
Kerala State Agency for the expansion of Cashew Cultivation (KSACC), Kollam For large scale distribution of planting material and area expansion in cashew
All Indian Cashew Growers Association, Puttur Facilitated its formation and provided technical advice to the association