Year of Establishment
Initially started at Garimellapadu in the year 1986. Later shifted to Mandalapally and then finally established at Aswaraopet in the year 1988.

Brief History
With the aim of laying down foundation for systematic development of Horticulture in the Tribal Areas of Khammam District, this Station was established on the land earmarked by the ITDA and District Collector. Initially, the infrastructural facilities were provided by ITDA Paloncha. This Research Station was started during February, 1988.

Location of the Farm
Thefarm is located 4 km away from Aswaraopet village on Aswaraopet to Khammam state highway which is situated at an altitude of 167 MSL 170 14 ‘ N latitude and 81.8 o E longitude.which 80 km away from the districts head quarter(BhadradriKothagudem), the nearest railway station is Kothagudem (80 Km) and Rajahmundry (90 km)

The soils are well drained, deep and sandy loam in texture and granular to sub angular blocky in structure with a PH 6.7 and EC about 0.01 mmohs/cm which is ideally suitable for growing a variety of Horticultural crops.

Total Area of the station:
a) Gross Area : 70 acres
b) Area Under cultivation : 55 acres
c) Area under Road & Buildings : 10 acres
d) Area under shrub jungle : 05 acres


  • Germplasm collection and evaluation of Banana, Papaya and Betel vine etc.
  • Developing the Agro – techniques for the successful cultivation of Mango, Sapota, Guava and certain vegetables.
  • Standardizing of fertigation schedule in Mango, Banana, Guava, Sapota, Papaya, Oil palm, cashew nut, coconut and other commercial vegetables crops.
  • Production of superior quality and diseases free planting material of Mango, Cashew, Sapota and Guava.
  • Standardizing the suitable plant protection measures for control of pests &disease of Horticultural crops grown in the region.



Scientist name


Phone number

Mail id



Dr. G. Vijaya Krishna

Scientist (Hort.) & Head



Dr. Sanganamoni Mallesh

Scientist (Hort.)


Horticultural Research Station, Aswaraopet

Aswaraopet - 507301,
Bhadradri Kothagudem Dsit
Telangana, India.

Phone: 7995890625

E-mail :

Website :

Copyright © 2022. All rights reserved