To assess the effect of polythene mulching with ST based INM methods on growth and yield of BT cotton.

Title                              :To assess the effect of polythene mulching with ST based INM methods on growth and yield of BT cotton.

Problem definition      : BT cotton varieties are heavy feeder, gives average yield with high cost of cultivation. Due to moisture loss and                                                weed problems drastic yield loss observed. There is a heavy incidence of sucking & bollworm attack on the cotton.

No. of trials                  : 10 Farmers

Technology assessed T1 RDF (100:50:50 Kg NPK/ha) with planting of cotton on 4×1 or 5×1 feet spacing without  polythene mulch.  T2 RDF(150:75:75) on ST based with polythene  Mulching and planting on 5 x 1fit
Parameters No. of branches No. of Bolls/plant Average weight bolls/plant Yield q/ha. No. of branches No. of Bolls/plant Average weight bolls/plant  
Data on the parameter 13-16 36-42 13.30 11.66 18-22 59-64 16.84  
Results of Assessment Use of poly mulching with ST based nutrient management results in to 35.61% increase in yield (18-11 q/ha) over local check (11.66 q/ha)
Feed back from farmers 1. Population of sucking pest complex observed low.
2. significant reduction in no. of spraying and cost of cultivation is also reduced.
3. increased boll size and weight
4. due to mulching weed population suppressed
Technology assessed:  Demo Check
Source of technology: CICR, Nagpur
Net  returns (Profit)in Rs./Unit : 50477 22715
B:C ratio: 2.13 1.59

Effect of soil test based fertilizer application with foliar feeding on chickpea in rainfed condition

Title                              :Effect of soil test based fertilizer application with foliar feeding on chickpea  in rainfed condition

Problem definition      : Due to moisture stress in Rabi season crop stand is poor. Farmers apply fertilizers without any recommendations resulting into poor yield and low grain weight. It is necessary to overcome the problems of moisture at critical growth stages with St based INM which results into more yield.

No. of trials                  : 10 Farmers

Technology assessed T1 No compost + no seed treatment+50 kg of DAP or available fertilizers.
  
T2 – Seed treatment + soil test based fertilizer application +compost before sowing + spraying of 1% KNo3 (30 days) & 2% DAP at 45 days.
Parameters No. of branches No. of pods per plant Seed weight (gm) Yield q/ha. No. of branches No. of pods per plant Seed weight (gm) Yield q/ha.
Data on the parameter 21 96-103 19.38 12.38 27 160-170 24.85 19.56
Results of Assessment Results showed that 36.73% yield increased (19.56 q/ha) over local check (12.38 q/ka).
Feed back from farmers 1. Pheromone traps plays vital role in controlling pod borer.
2. Spraying of pot. Nitrate, WSF helps in increasing pod size, weight & yield.
3. Protective irrigations helps for mitigating water stress.    
Technology assessed:  Demo Check
Source of technology: IIPR, Kanpur
Net  returns (Profit)in Rs./Unit : 64029 34687
B:C ratio: 3.66 2.65

Assessment of INM &pruning technique in guava

Title                              :Assessment of INM &pruning technique in guava

Problem definition      : Low yield.

No. of trials                  : 05 Farmers

Technology assessed T1 – 625:250:250 gm NPK/plant, IInd grade Micronutrient 25kg / ha
  
T2 – Pruning technique + INM
Parameters No. of fruits/plant  Av. wt./fruit (gm) Av. yield kg/plant Yield q/ha. No. of fruits/plant  Av. wt./fruit (gm) Av. yield kg/plant Yield q/ha.
Data on the parameter 42 190 8 130 55 220 12 210
Results of Assessment Yield increased over local check by 38%
Feed back from farmers Pruning technology increases no. of fruits & reduces height of plant.  
Technology assessed:  Demo Check
Source of technology: CISH, Lucknow
Net  returns (Profit)in Rs./Unit : 261000 120000
B:C ratio: 2.45 1.85

Assessment of tomato hybrid Arka Rakshak

Title                              :Assessment of tomato hybrid Arka Rakshak

Problem definition      : Low yield by occurrence of viral disease.

No. of trials                  : 05 Farmers

Technology assessed T1 – Hybrid (NS-501)
  
T2 – Arka Rakshak & Arka Samarat
Parameters Height of plant(cm)  No. of branches/Plant Av. yield kg/plant Yield q/ha. Height of plant(cm) No. of branches/Plant Av. yield kg/plant Yield q/ha.
Data on the parameter 80 11 5.8 860 95 16 7.0 980
Results of Assessment Yield increased over local check by 12.24%
Feed back from farmers The variety has heavy foliage, fruits are sweet in taste, good for distinct market.  
Technology assessed:  Demo Check
Source of technology: IIHR,  Bangaluru
Net  returns (Profit)in Rs./Unit : 120000 67000
B:C ratio: 1.96 1.63

Integrated Management of Girdle beetle and white fly in Soybean by using Betacyfluthrin+ Imidacloprid

Title                              :Integrated Management of Girdle beetle and white fly in Soybean  by using Betacyfluthrin+ Imidacloprid

Problem definition      : Low yield due to girdle beetle more than 30 per cent.

No. of trials                  : 10 Farmers

Technology assessed T1 – Using various combination of insecticides
  
T2 – Spray of pre-mixed insecticide formulation of Betacyfluthrin +Imidacloprid @ 350 ml/ha
Parameters Girdle beetle infested  plants /meter row  Whitefly infested plant / meter row Yield q/ha.  Girdle beetle infested  plants /meter row  Whitefly infested plant / meter row Yield q/ha.    
Data on the parameter 4.6 3 13.15 2.1 1.2 15.5    
Results of Assessment Result shown that infestation of GB is found on 2.1 plants  /mt row against farmer practice 4.6plants/met row. No incidence of mosaic disease observed due to effective control of white fly in T2 Practice Yield increase 15.16%overr farmers practice  
Feed back from farmers Spraying of Betacyfluthrin +Imidacloprid @ 30 DAS give efficient management of GB and there is reduced 10-15% cost of plant protection measures  
Technology assessed:  Demo Check
Source of technology: NRC- Soybean
Net  returns (Profit)in Rs./Unit : 33530 26521
B:C ratio: 2.40 2.19

Effect of growth hormone (Seri more) on biovoltine silk worms

Title                              :Effect of growth hormone (Seri more) on biovoltine silk worms

Problem definition      : Low yield .

No. of trials                  : 10 Farmers

Technology assessed T1 – No use of growth hormone
  
T2 – Use of growth hormone (serimore)  @ 1 ampule/50dfls
Parameters Average weight of cocoon (gm)  Yield kg/100 dfls Average weight of cocoon (gm).  Yield kg/100 dfls         
Data on the parameter 1.67 64.0 2.13 83.6        
Results of Assessment Result showed that after using of growth hormone the life cycle of serimore is extend 48 hrs. As the life cycle is extended seri worms feeds on mulberry leaves. There by resulting 23.44% increase in cocoon yield over farmer practice  
Feed back from farmers This assessed technology is useful only when there is surplus quantity of mulberry leaves. Due to use of growth hormone there are even maturity of worms and also luster appearance of cocoon   
Technology assessed:  Demo Check
Source of technology: CSR & TI, Mysore
Net  returns (Profit)in Rs./Unit : 14028 10408
B:C ratio: 2.16 2.01

Management of TLCV, Early blight and bacterial wilt in Tomato

Title                              :Management of TLCV, Early blight and bacterial wilt in Tomato

Problem definition      : Low yield .

No. of trials                  : 05 Farmers

Technology assessed T1 –  Use UAS-440 Tomato Var. T2 – Use of Arka Rakshak tomato Var
Parameters TLCV incidence (%)       Early blight    incidence (%) Bacterial wilt incidence (%)     TLCV incidence (%)  Early blight    incidence (%) Bacterial wilt incidence (%)  
Data on the parameter 20.6 22.6 Nil   9.2  12 Nil  
Results of Assessment Result s showed that incidence of TLCV and Early blight is 9.2% and 12 % respectively as against in farmers practice it is 20.6% and 22.6% respectively. Increase in yield is about 16.0 % over farmers practice. increase in cocoon yield over farmer practice  
Feed back from farmers
  1. In Arka rakshak Var due to more leaf canopy Fruits are not exposed to sun light hence there is no sun scortching on fruits.
  2. 5 to 6 fruits are in bunches.

 

Technology assessed:  Demo Check
Source of technology: IIHR Banglore
Net  returns (Profit)in Rs./Unit : 46900 35900
B:C ratio: 1.40 1.32

Assessment of use of mineral lick bricks in goats

Title                              :Assessment of use of mineral lick bricks in goats

Problem definition      : Low conception rate .

No. of trials                  : 10 Farmers

Technology assessed T1 – No use of mineral lick bricks T2 – Use of mineral lick bricks
Parameters Early maturity (month)       Health improvement and disease resistance (%)       Early maturity (month)   Health improvement and disease resistance (%)    
Data on the parameter 8-9 20     7 40    
Results of Assessment Result showed that use of mineral lick bricks in goat improves health & disease resistance with some effect on maturity
Feed back from farmers

Less disease susceptibility

Technology assessed:  Demo Check
Source of technology: BAIF, Pune
Net  returns (Profit)in Rs./Unit : 2750 2200
B:C ratio: 1.53 1.21

Assessment of New hybrid Napier fodder variety Gunwant

Title                              :Assessment of New hybrid Napier fodder variety Gunwants

Problem definition      : Unavailability of green fodder.

No. of trials                  : 10 Farmers

Technology assessed T1 – Fodder Variety Jaywants T2 – Hybrid Napier fodder variety Gunwant
Parameters Forage yield (t/ha)              Forage yield (t/ha)       
Data on the parameter  34        48      
Results of Assessment Result showed that hybrid Gunwant variety gave 48 tons/ha of green forage against 34 t/ha of local fodder
Feed back from farmers

Profuse branching leafy lustrous leaves, more palatability.

Technology assessed:  Demo Check
Source of technology: MPKV Rahuri
Net  returns (Profit)in Rs./Unit : 31880 24050
B:C ratio: 2.66 1.84
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