The Indian Institute of Spices Research (IISR), Kozhikode (Calicut) a constituent assortment of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is a noteworthy Institute gave to look into spices. In 1976, it began as a Regional Station of the Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI), Kasaragod occupied with research on spices.
A National Research Center for Spices was set up in 1986 with its headquarters at Kozhikode, Kerala by combining the recent Regional Station of CPCRI at Kozhikode and Cardamom Research Center at Appangala, Karnataka. Understanding the significance of Spices Research in India this Research Center was moved up to Indian Institute of Spices Research on first July, 1995.
Courses offered are:
• Ph.D Programme
• M.Sc./M.Phil/M.Tech. Project Work
• Post M.Sc./M.Tech.Training
List of Agricultural Universities having MoU with ICAR-IISR:
• Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur
• Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
• University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot
For extending the research they have started two research centres:
• Agricultural Technology Information Centre:
The ATIC is included in innovation spread capacities through a solitary window, organizing with different divisions of IISR. The real exercises completed by the centre are Distributing quality planting material, Printed literature production and distribution, Crop diagnostic services, Disseminating information through multimedia, video and interactive databases
• Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Peruvannamuzhi:
It was built up at the Experimental Farm, Peruvannamuzhi amid 1992 for compelling exchange of innovation to the cultivating group. The KVK arranges preparing projects and field which demonstrated advances in farmers’ field, displays and kisan melas on agribusiness, creature cultivation, fisheries and home science for the advantage of agriculturists, unemployed ladies, youth and improvement specialists.
• Processing and evaluation of chemical quality in spices.
• Integrated pest and disease management in nurseries.
• Insect pest management.
• Nematode management.
• Mass rearing of coccinellid predators of scale insects.
• Biological control of diseases.
• Techniques on Phytophthora research.
• Integrated nutrient management.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Indian Institute of Spices Research that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Indian Institute of Spices Research that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.