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Post-harvest Unit

Post-harvest Unit's mission is to conduct research and development to facilitate a reduction in post-harvest losses and maintenance of the quality of perishable produce in Trinidad and Tobago, and thereby... Continue »

Roots and Tubers Crops Section

The section does agronomic research to improve food security, sustainability and competitiveness of local farming. Studies are focused on sweet potato, cassava, yams, dasheen and eddoes. The current drive is... Continue »

Seed Technology Unit

The Seed Technology Unit performs Three Main Functions RESEARCH on Establishing and Improving Seed Quality and Seed Storage Techniques for crops of economic importance. Currently research is being conducted the... 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 »

Biofertiliser Unit

The Biofertilizer Laboratory is responsible for carrying out the Biofertilizer Technology Project. This resulted from a Joint Technical Agreement between the governments of Trinidad and Tobago and Mexico. It involves... Continue »

Soil & Land Capability Unit

In 1997, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago establish a National Soil Testing and Advisory Service for farmers. Following the closure of Caroni (1975) Limited, the Government of Trinidad and... Continue »

Don’t Spread the Giant African Snail

Don’t moe soil, plants and debris from infested areas: Diego Martin Valley, Maraval, Invaders Bay, Mt. Lambert, Aranguez North and South and Barataria. The giant African snail can attach itself... Continue »

Don’t Spread the Giant African Snail

DO NOT MOVE THESE MATERIALS FROM SNAIL INFESTED AREAS: DIEGO MARTIN VALLEY, MARAVAL, INVADERS BAY, MT. LAMBERT, ARANGUEZ NORTH AND SOUTH AND BARATARIA. The giant African snail can attach itself... Continue »


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