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DASD Accredited Spice Nurseries

Accreditation of spice nurseries by Directorate of Arecanut and spices Development

The Department of Agriculture , Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (DAC & FW), Government of India, has authorised the DASD to put in place a Nursery Recognition Regime for Spices so that a network of recognized Model Nursery is established across the Nation which could function as a reliable source of supply of quality planting materials for spice crops.

The DAC & FW , Govt of India has entrusted DASD for accrediting the spice nurseries based on all the quality parameters. The accreditation programme was initiated in the year 2015-16. The procedure for recognition and assessment crietieria and details of accreditation are already available in the website www. dasd.gov.in.  

The DASD accredited  spice nurseries are listed below;


S No

Accredited Nursery

Name of the Spice Crop

Star rating

1

Kunnel Nutmeg Plantation & Nursery, Kalaketty PO, Pinnakanadu, Kottayam District, Kerala,  Pin  686 508

Nutmeg

*

One Star

2

Homegrown Nursery & Farms, Vizhithode, Kanjirapally, Kottayam District, Kerala, Pin  686 518

Nutmeg

***

Three Star

3

Kochukudy Nutmeg Plantations and Nursery, Kaloor PO, Kaloorkad, Ernakulam District, Kerala,            Pin 686 668

Nutmeg

***

Three Star

4

Model Nursery on Spices , Department of Plantation crops & Spices, College of Horticulture, KAU, Vellanikara-680 656, Thrissur, Kerala.

 

Black Pepper

****

Four Star

Nutmeg

Curry leaf

Ginger

Turmeric

5

Regional Agricultural Research Station, Kerala Agriculture University, Ambalavayal  673 593, Wayanad, Kerala.

Black Pepper

**

Two Star

Ginger

Turmeric

Clove

Cinammon

6

Panniyur Research Station, Kerala Agriculture University, Panniyur 670 142, Kannur, Kerala.

Black Pepper

**

Two star

7

Devas Pepper Nursery,

"Deyalayam"

Puthiyadathil, Vellalassery PO, 

NIT, Kozhikode

Black Pepper

*
One Star



8

Aromatic & Medicinal Plants Research Station, Odakkali, Asamannoor PO, Ernakulam, Kerala

Black Pepper
Nutmeg

     **
Two star

9

Hi-Tech Pepper Nursery, College of Agriculture, Padanakkad PO, Kasargod, Kerala

Black Pepper

***
Three Star

10

ZAHRS, Mudigere, Karnataka

Black Pepper

Small Cardamom

*** 
Three star

11

State Horticulture farm, Pechipparai, Kanyakumari Dt., Tamil Nadu

Black Pepper

Nutmeg

Clove

*

One star