Research programmes are carried out to tackle location specific
problems of different agro-climatic zones of the state of Andhra
Pradesh. The changing agricultural scenario at state, national and
global level, national policies and the changing socio-economic
structure warrant restructuring and re-orientation of research
programmes. The research programmes and activities are constantly
and critically reviewed and each Research Station has been assigned
priorities to make research user oriented and demand driven. Thus,
the research activities are mainly focused on thrust areas
Research, to constantly improve and generate technologies for
increasing production in agriculture, animal husbandry, home
science and allied sectors is one of the three major mandates of
the University taken over from the State Department of Agriculture
during 1964 along with some infrastructure.
The research stations have been divided into
nine zones based on the agro-climatic conditions.