Research and Extension Centre, Kanatal

 The research centre at Kanatal is situated in District Tehri garhwal on Mussoorrie- chamba Road. It is about 28 Km from Ranichauri. Presently, it is functioning under the administrative control of the College of Forestry, Ranichauri. It is spread over an area of 12.6 hectares at an altitude ranging between 1700 and 2200 m above msl. The geographical and climatic conditions of the centre are best suited for the production, propagation and maintenance of nursery of different horticulture crops. The research centre falls under the fruit belt declared by the state Government. The centre has orchards of temperate fruit crops. The lists of fruit crops cultivars are:-

S No.

Fruit Crop

Cultivars

No of Plants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apple

 

Red Delicious

671

Royal Delicious

29

Golden Delicious

15

Rich- A- Red

5

Red Chief

8

Red fuji

216

Early Sun very

149

Bakimgum

12

Raymer

11

Golden Spur

18

Silver Spur

1

Oregon Spur

9

Lodh-1

1

Scarlet Gala

1

Braeburn

159

Jonamac

2

Jonagold

2

Ajetec

2

Galaxy

8

Brock Field

4

Red Gold

10

Jonathan

19

Fanny

3

Binoney

2

Sumer Golden Piple

3

Firdhose

1

Yellow Neatens

1

Cot land

3

Tydeman’s  Early Worcester

5

Red Manchurian

1

King Of the pippin

1

Total

1372

2.

Apricot

Apricot

83

 

 

 

3.

 

 

 

Peach

Peach

43

Red Heaven

3

New Heaven

3

Para Deluxe

12

Red Zone

16

Alexandria

3

Total

80

 

 

 

4.

 

 

 

Pear

 

Pear

82

Victory

2

Golden Rushed

2

Concord

3

Flames beauty

3

Wordiness sickle 

3

Hugli

1

Total

96

 

5.

 

Cherry

Cherry

3

Cherry misery

2

Total

5

6.

Plum

Plum

50

7.

Almond

Almond

4

8.

Hazel nut

Hazel nut

10

9.

 

Walnut

Walnut (Kathi)

130

Walnut (paper shell)

20

Total

150

10.

Chestnut

Chestnut

75

Nursery of the fruit crops is also raised in the orchards. The lists of nursery of different fruit crops cultivars are:-

S.No.

Fruit Crop

Nursery of Cultivars

No of Plants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apple

Red Delicious

88

Red Delicious

390

Vance Delicious

610

Golden Delicious

150

Silver Spur

540

Gold Spur

920

Boris

270

Fenny

540

Tydeman’s  Early Worcester

300

Oregon Spur

160

Red chief

380

Scarlet Gala

70

Grafted (Kanatal)

140

Total

4468

 

2.

 

Walnut

Paper shell

1331

Grafted

60

Walnut (Kathi)

1130

3.

Wild apricot

Wild apricot

912

4.

Chestnut

Chestnut

450