Centre Details

Horticulture Research and Extension Centre, Sirsi, Uttara Kannada Dt.- 581 401

Year of establishment: 2017

General information

This Research Station was functioning as Agricultural Research Station (pepper) Sirsi under University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore from 1965 to Sept, 1986 and from October, 1986 to March, 2009 under University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad. Now, this Research Station has been transferred to UHS, Bagalkot since 1st April, 2009. The station is having 7.10 ha area. The Longitude is 740 50′ E, Latitude is 140 N, elevation is 619 m MSL (2043 ft). The topography is valley at the middle and sloppy hills asides . The soil type is lateritic clay, depth up to 2.5′, pH is 5.5 to 6.2.

Staff details

Name Designation Phone No
Dr. Laxminarayana Hegde Head, HERS 08762189133