Centre Details

Jagdalpur: SG College of Agriculture & Research Station, Kumharawand, IGKV, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Year of establishment: 1988

General information

All India Coordinated Research Project on Palms Jagdalpur centre comes undern Zone VII eastern ghat and plateau zone of Indian Agro climatic Zone. This Zone includes Dandakaranya region, plains of Mahanadi, Indravati and Sabri rivers tract and is a part of continuous tribal belt and known for special tribal culture and whole region is known as unique name “Bastar Plateau Zone” comprises of seven districts; Jagdalpur, Kanker, Dantewada, Bijapur, Narayanpur, Kondagaon and Sukma. The longitude of the centre 20o 34’ N and latitude 82o 15’E with mean sea level of 850m. The zone receives high rainfall couple with comparatively lower temperature and high humidity. The average annual rainfall (mean of 50 year) ranges from 1200 to 1600mm mostly received from June to September with its peak in July and August. The maximum and minimum temperature during peak summer and winter touches 42 oC and 4 oC, respectively. The soils are silty loam to clay-loam, rich in silicon, prone to excessive cementing nature with low contents of organic matter, zinc, nitrogen, phosphorus, potash and boron. PH ranging from 5.5 to 6.1.

Staff details

Name Designation Phone No
Dr. P K Salam Scientist (Agronomy) 09424294840
Dr. Beena Singh Scientist (Horticulture) 0942523226