Centralized Instrument Laboratory
Common facility is available for the institute in the Centralized
Instrument Laboratory with the following equipment.
Soil and Leaf Analysis Laboratory
The institute has established laboratory facilities for soil testing and
leaf nutrient analysis. Advisory service on fertilizer management has
been provided to oil palm growers based on soil and leaf analysis.
The laboratory has also facility for water analysis to test the
quality of irrigation water for its salt content.
The institute has a local area network of computers and provides
networking and internet facilities to all users. Internet facility is
provided with the help of BSNL Broadband.
Palm Oil Mills
A palm oil mill of 1 ton/hour has been established at Palode to cater to
the needs of small farmers. A mini palm oil mill has been established
at Pedavegi with a view to study Oil Extraction Ratio (OER).
ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research
Pedavegi, West Godavari Dt., Andhra Pradesh. 534 450.