Field day cum farmers training on management of palm invasive whiteflies

Field day – cum – farmers training program on “Management of palm invasive whitefly complex using entomopathogenic fungi, Simplicillium lanosoniveum, and other IPM approaches” was conducted at St. BASBS, Bela on 21 September 2022. Shri. Abbas, Vice President, Badiadka Gram Panchayath, Kasaragod inaugurated the training program. The program was presided over by Sis. Marcillene, Principal, […]


Knowledge sharing and synergy among the leading coconut tissue culture laboratories in member countries of ICC (International Coconut Community)/COGENT (International Coconut Genetic Resources Network) is the key to upscale and advance the Coconut Tissue Culture Technology. The results of scientific developments in various laboratories working on coconut tissue culture need to be harmonized and complemented […]

Training on “Value Addition in Coconut & Coconut based Food Products”

A four day training from 25/5/2022 to 28 /5/2022 was conducted for 30 aspiring entrepreneurs, wherein they were exposed to demonstration on Neera Tapping, VCO, coconut vinegar, chips, lemonade, cookies, copra & desiccated coconut by the expert team of CIARI comprising of Dr. Jai Sankar,Dr.A.A.Waman and Dr. Pooja Kapoor. Dr Jayakumara Varadan undertook pre & […]

Dr Shrikant R. Tapdiya, Deputy Collector of Minicoy, distributing the inputs to farmers

Regional Station Minicoy of ICAR-CIARI Port Blair conducted a “Sensitization programme on GMP in Coconuts and also Input Distribution under Schedule Tribe Component (STC)” at its farm and different cluster of villages from 22nd to 25th March. Speaking on the inaugural occasion, the Chief Guest Dr Shrikant R. Tapdiya, the Deputy Collector of Minicoy expressed […]