Cashew Research Organizations


Cashew nut is one of the widely used nuts in foodstuffs in India, especially during the festival times like Deepawali, Makara Sankranti. People do sweets using cashew nuts and raisin only. Cashew plays an important role in every Indian’s life.

But it is also one of the costliest nuts. The binomial name of cashew nut is anacardium occidentale. the native of the cashew is somewhere in northern South America. In Kerala, Not only in Indian cuisine, it is commonly used in Thai cuisine and Chinese cuisine too. Since growing cashew farm gives the farmer a reasonable income, the Indian farmers in south India prefer cashew for planting during the summer season. Both the nuts and the fruit itself have medicinal values.

There are many research organizations in India. Kerala, Karnataka, West Bengal, and Tamil Nadu were top among other states in cashew cultivation in India.

The main purpose of the research organizations is to improve the quality of the cashew nuts in an effective way and also to bring out new varieties.

The National Research Centre for Cashew is sited in Puttur, Karnataka. cashew research center located in Thrissur district. In the state of Tamil Nadu the regional research station located in Virdhachalam, South Arcot. In West Bengal, the regional research station located in jhargram farm, Midnapore.

Cashew Research Organizations

NameAddressDistrictStateTelephone
National Research Centre for Cashew,PutturNational Research Centre for Cashew,Puttur – 574 202,Dakshina Kannada,Karnataka.Dakshina KannadaKarnataka08251 – 21530
Cashew Research Station,(Kerala Agricultural University), MadakkaatharaCashew Research Station,(Kerala Agricultural University),Madakkaathara – 680 656,Thrissur District, Kerala.ThrissurKerala(0487) – 370 339
Regional Agricultural Research Station,(Kerala Agricultural University)Regional Agricultural Research Station,(Kerala Agricultural University), Pincode – 671 353, Kasaragod District, Kerala.KasaragodKerala(0599) – 760 554, 760 632.
Cashew Research Station,(Kerala Agricultural University), AnakkayamCashew Research Station,(Kerala Agricultural University), Anakkayam, Malappuram District,Kerala- 676509.MalappuramKerala0493 – 276 039
Agricultural Research Station,(University of Agricultural Sciences),ChintamaniAgricultural Research Station,(University of Agricultural Sciences),Chintamani – 563 125,Kolar District, KarnatakaKolarKarnataka08154-52118, 50420
Agricultural Research Station,(University of Agricultural Sciences),UllalAgricultural Research Station,(University of Agricultural Sciences),Ullal – 574 159, Kapikad,Karnataka.Dakshin KannadaKarnataka0824 – 2466249
Regional Research Station,(University of Agricultural Sciences),BrahmavarRegional Research Station,(University of Agricultural Sciences),Brahmavar – 576213, KarnatakaDakshin KannadaKarnataka0824 – 2466249
ICAR Research Complex,ElaICAR Research Complex,Ela, Old Goa – 403402North GoaGoa0832 – 2286249
Regional Fruit Research Station,(Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth),VengurlaRegional Fruit Research Station,(Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth),Vengurla – 416 516, Sindhudurg District.SindhudurgMaharashtra02366 – 62234
 Regional Research Station,(Tamil Nadu Agricultural University),Vridhachalam Regional Research Station,(Tamil Nadu Agricultural University),Vridhachalam 606 001, South Arcot District,Tamil NaduSouth ArcotTamil Nadu04143 – 60231, 60412
Cashew Research Station, (Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University), BaptalaCashew Research Station, Baptala,(Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University),Andhra PradeshGunturAndhra Pradesh086432 – 24052, 25098
Cashew Research Station, Department of Agriculture, (Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology)Cashew Research Station, Department of Agriculture, (Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology),Bhubaneswar 571 003, OrissaBhubaneswarOrissa0674 – 402669
Regional Research Station,(Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya), Jhargram FarmRegional Research Station,(Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya), Jhargram Farm, P.O. Jhargram-721 507,Midnapore District,West Bengal.  MidnaporeWest Bengal03221-55593
University of Agri.Sciences, Shimoga College of AgricultureUniversity of Agri.Sciences, Shimoga College of Agriculture, PB No.126, Narille, Shimoga-577204,KarnatakaShimogaKarnatakaN.A.
University of Agri. Sciences, Dharward,(K.R.C. College of Horticulture)University of Agri. Sciences, Dharward,(K.R.C. College of Horticulture),Arabhavi – 591 310 Belgaum, KarnatakaBelgaumKarnatakaN.A.

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