Institute projects completed
1 Resource management for short -duration cassava
2 Production technology for arrowroot
3 Mineral nutrition of aroids
4 Cropping systems involving Dioscorea
5 Low input technology for cassava
6 Development of biologically based IDM for cassava mosaic disease
7 Standardization of cultural and manurial mrequirements of tannia (Xanthosoma sagittifolium)
Institute projects being handled
1 Organic farming of yams and aroids
2 Cropping systems involving short-duration cassava and legumes
3 Screening K efficient cassava genotypes for industrial and domestic uses
4 Studies on production physiology of elephant foot yam
5 Studies on water management in tropical tuber crops 1. Elephant foot yam
6 Collection, conservation, cataloguing and evaluation of aroid germplasm
7 Varietal improvement of cassava for CMD resistance, earliness, high starch and keeping quality
Externally Funded projects completed
1 Validation and popularization of organic farming technology in elephant foot yam
2 Integrated nutrient management strategy for tannia (Xanthosoma sagittifolium L.)(Schott) with special emphasis on diagnosis of nutritional disorders
3 Demonstration and popularization of integrated nutrient management practices (INM) involving secondary and micronutrients in cassava
4 Technology Assessment and Refinement through Institute Village Linkage Programme
Externally Funded projects being handled
1 Development of eco-friendly technologies for quality cassava production and to safe guard soil health and environment
2 Soil based plant nutrient management for agro-ecosystems of Kerala