Department of Agri – Biology

Overview Programs Department Activities Students Activities

Department of Agri. Biology, SRC is engaged in providing agricultural education and extension activities to the students. The core activities of the department engaged in providing applicable knowledge on agriculture to students, organizing agriculture oriented training programmes, outreach and field programmes for the students in agricultural and allied sectors on a techno-commercial scale. The main focus of the department is to guide and make the students aware on integrated and self-sustainable organic farming.

About

The field combines the natural (organic farming, landscape gardening) and social sciences (economics, entrepreneurship development and business management) to practice, develop and understand the fields of agriculture.

This course includes core and allied subject areas such as Agricultural crop diversity and cultural techniques, plant diversity, mushroom cultivation, organic farming, landscape gardening, farming technology, post-harvest technology, agro economics and trading, agricultural informatics, dairy products technology, agro based industries etc.,

    Guest lectures conducted by our department

  • Guest lecture on ‘Sustainable Soil Conservation’ was conducted on 09.12.2021 and it was headed by Dr. Vijayan, Retired Professor, The American College, Madurai.
  • Webinar on ‘Pros and Cons of Insects in agriculture’ and the lecture was provided by Dr. K. Elango, Assistant Professor, Kumaraguru Institute of Agriculture, Erode on 30.01.2022.
  • Guest lecture on ‘Vivasayam Pazhagu’ was conducted on 11.11.2022 for school students at Taluk level by our department and it was headed by Sollaer Uzhavan Mr. K. Chellamuthu, Tamil Nadu Farmers Association.
  • Guest lecture on ‘Benefits of Theeneera’ by Mr. K. Balasubramanian, Precision group of company, Chennai

    Seminar attended by our students

  • Students attended ‘Seminar on Coconut’ was attended by our students in Udumalpet
  • Students attended ‘National Seminar on Floristic Diversity and Ethnic Intellect of Western Ghats’ on 21.11.2022 in Pollachi and got certificates

    International Conference attended

  • Students attended ‘International millet conference on Reviving Traditional Food Products of Tamil Nadu’ on 07.01.2023 & 08.01.2023 in Coimbatore and got certificates.

    Agri Expo attended

  • Attended ‘AGRI INTEX- 2022’ in Coimbatore on 18.07.2022
  • Attended ‘PACHAI BOOMI AGRI EXPO 2023’ in Pollachi on 19.02.2023

    Industrial visit

  • Visited Vanam India Foundation, Palladam on 11.08.2022
  • Visited Swathi Farms, Palladam on 11.08.2022
  • Visited Mushroom Unit in Kizhavan Pudur, Anaimalai which is run by an Entrepreneur, Mr. Madhan Kumar on 25.09.2022
  • Visited UPASI Tea Research Institute, Valparai on 26.09.2022
  • Visited Santhosh Farms, Narikalpathy, Anaimalai on 04.11.2022
  • Visited Jain Irrigation Systems Limited, Udumalpet on 14.02.2023
  • Visited Aliyar Butterfly garden and Medicinal garden on 20.03.2023

    Institutional visit

  • Visited UPASI Tea Research Institute, Valparai on 26.09.2022
  • Visited Coconut Research Station, Aliyar on 20.03.2023

    Field visit

  • Visited mango orchard, Reddiyarmadam on 18.12.2021
  • Visited farmer’s field in Kambalapatti and Ramanamudhalipudhur and gained practical knowledge about the production technology of maize, banana, arecanut, fodder grass, mango, guava and paddy on 21.03.2022
  • Field visit to Coconut and Arecanut orchard in Anaimalai on 06.03.2023

    Students Activities

  • Establishment of azolla in our farm on 12.10.2021
  • Establishment of Crop cafeteria in our farm on 05.01.2022
  • Landscaping work done by our students on 23.02.2022
  • Oyster mushroom cultivation was done by our students on 20.01.2023
  • Medicinal garden was made by our students on 15.03.2023

    Students Achievements

  • Our department student, Ms. N. Vanmathi won the first prize in marathon “ Run for e- waste collection marathon- 2023” (women’s category) conducted by Sree Ramu College of Arts and Science on 28 .01.2023
  • Our department student, Ms. N. Vanmathi won the fourth prize in Mini marathon (women’s category) conducted by Rotary club of Pollachi in Anamalai on 29.01.2023