Research Center

Kenana has a well-recognized Research & Development base with a group of highly qualified and experienced scientists backed-up by the top management and a dedicated and skilled workforce to serve the current Kenana policies of diversification of production, optimization, rationalization and intensification and to promote by means of research and investigation the technical progress and efficiency of production. Thus, Research and Development will be playing an imperative role to safeguard the sustainability of the thriving future of Kenana. However, this research center has been established since the year 1974 to conduct and promote applied research on the following different disciplines.

  • Breeding Section (Varieties improvement)

  • Cane Nutrition and Cultural Practices Section

  • Irrigation and water management Section

  • Weed Science Section

  • Entomology Section (Sugarcane pests)

  • Pathology Section (Sugarcane diseases)

  • Soil Section (Soil & Plant analysis laboratory)

  • Crop monitoring and other crops Section

  • Sugar & Alcohol Technology Section (Industrial research).

  • Animal nutrition Section (Industrial research)

  • Research Field Management