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Agricultural Services Division

The key responsibilities of the Agricultural Services Division are as follows: To produce high quality agricultural planting material for sale to the farming community and the general public thereby contributing... Continue »

Analytical Analyses

A range of analytical services are offered, including: Plant tissue Water Fertilizers Compost Livestock feed Continue »

Technical Advice

A range of services are offered, including: Crop husbandry Agronomy Cocoa processing Post-harvest Animal husbandry Plant protection Continue »

Vegetables Unit

Responsible for the conduct of agronomic research on vegetable crops grown in Trinidad and Tobago thereby facilitating the sustainable development of Agriculture while ensuring domestic food security. Current Research Projects... Continue »


  A STEP BY STEP PROCESS TO HOME GARDENING Table of Contents Please click on Link to Visit Page Requirements for Healthy Plant Growth Identify a Suitable Area to Plant... Continue »

How to Grow Pumpkin

Pumpkin, (Cucurbita moschata), belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. Related crops are water-melon, cucumber, cantaloupe, caraille and other gourds. Pumpkin is a good source of vitamins A, B and C and... Continue »

How to Grow Pak-Choi

Pak-choi; (Brassica rapa subsp chinensis) belongs to the family Cruciferae. Other members of this family include cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and others. Pak-choi is eaten either cooked or raw. It contains... Continue »

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