R & D Wing

Biotech Park

It is one of the major attractions in Kuzhipallam Botanical Garden and Research Centre. It consists of R&D wing and commercial production units having production capacity of 5 million plants/ year with wholesale and retail marketing facilities. This commercial venture is targeted on mass production and supply of quality planting materials (Agri-Horti-Flori-Medicinal crops) having high market value in national and international market through biotechnological intervention to meet the demand.

Main Objective of R&D Unit:

Standardisation of commercially viable protocols for economically important Agri-Horti-Flori-Medicinal plants having high market value in national and international market.

Ongoing Programmes:

Mass production and supply of high quality planting materials according to the demands
Projects/Dissertation work for Post graduate/M Phil/PhD students.
Tissue culture training programmes for self employment and income generation.

Future Projections

Training and skill development
Virus and disease indexing
Decentralised production and supply units
Networking to meet diversity of local needs
Collaboration and participatory programmes
Augmentation of local talent and resources
Workshops/Seminars/Symposiums for rural benefits