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Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research,
Raibareilley Road Dilkusha Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Uttar Pradesh,
Telephone: 0522 248 0726
The Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research (IISR), Lucknow was set up in 1952 by the past Indian Central Sugarcane Committee for directing researches on principal and connected parts of sugarcane culture and also to co-ordinate the research work done on this yield in various States of the nation. The Government of India assumed control over the Institute from the Indian Central Sugarcane Committee on first January, 1954. On April 1, 1969, it was exchanged to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi alongwith other focal agrarian research institutes. Area The Institute is arranged 4.8 km from Lucknow Railway Station (Charbagh), 8 km from Alambagh Bus Station, and 12 km from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Lucknow at Rai Bareli Road (26.56oN and 80.52oE) at 111 m above mean ocean level. Separation from New Delhi is around 500 km and very much associated with every single significant city of the nation. Atmosphere The atmosphere of the area is subtropical semi-dry. The mid year season, crossing from mid March to mid June, is hot and dry with mercury surpassing 40oC every now and again in later past. The long haul month to month normal greatest temperature for April, May and June are 36.4, 40.0 and 38.5oC. The rainstorm regularly starts from 18-21 June and stretches out till a week ago of September. The normal precipitation amid most recent five years has been around 880mm and blustery season in principally unimodal (almost 80-85% of precipitation got amid rainstorm). The winter season begins from mid November and is to a great degree chill with mercury contacting around 1oC on occasion. The long haul normal least temperature for November, December, January and February are 11.5, 7.3, 7.0 and 9.7oC.
The varietal preliminaries of sugarcane are directed by 22 customary, 14 deliberate and other sub-focuses spread more than five Agro-climatic Zones. North West Zone: Punjab, Haryana, western and focal Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan. North Central Zone: Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal. North East Zone: Assam and Nagaland East Coast Zone: Orissa, waterfront Andhra Pradesh and beach front Tamil Nadu. Peninsular Zone: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, inside Andhra Pradesh and platue area of Tamil Nadu. The zones comprising of general focuses is portrayed through after outline:-