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About Kakdwip

 

The Regional Research Station (Coastal Saline Zone) of Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (BCKV) is situated at the south-eastern part of the state (22°40´ N latitude, 88°18´ E longitude with 7 m above mean sea level at 35 km away from the Bay of Bengal and besides 117 NH) at Akshaynagar, Kakdwip, South 24-Parganas, West Bengal. Total area of research station is 25 acres. The region belongs to the sub-humid and sub-tropical agro-ecological zone with an average annual rainfall of 1560 mm, 80% of which falls during the rainy season (June−September) due to the southwest monsoon. The soil is having clay in texture and had the following key properties for the 0−30 cm layer: pH 5.84 (in 1:2.5:: Soil : Water), EC 1.55 dS/m (in 1:2.5:: Soil : Water), available N 155.24 kg/ha (Hot alkaline KMnO4 Method), available P 105.76 kg/ha(0.5 M NaHCO3 extract), available K 365.86 kg/ha (Neutral N NH4OAc extract) and available B 2.63 kg/ha (Hot water-CaCl2 extraction).

Contact Us

Regional Research Station (Coastal Saline Zone),
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya,
P.O. Akshaynagar, P.S. Kakdwip,
Dist. South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, Pin – 743347
Mobile: 9474449438; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In-Charge / Contact Person

Prof. Arun Kumar Senapati

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