ON-Farm Testing

Year 2015-16
Sl.No.TitleProblem DiagnosedTechnology AssessedCrop/EnterprisesNo. of TrailsResults
1Management of diamond back moth in cabbageHeavy infestation IPMCabbage3i)No.of Moth/sq.m=0.05
ii)No.of infected plant/sq.m=0.03
iii)Yield/ha=35tonnes/ha.
B.C. ratio=2.5:1
2Management of Phytopthora Rot in Mandarin OrangeHigh incidence IDMMandarin Orange3i)No.of wilted plants/sq.m=0.1
II)Yield/ha=28q/ha
B.C. ratio=2.8:1
3Introduction of Kamrupa poultryLow Production Kamrupa Poultry41.Two months avg. body weight 200g
2. No mortality upto 2 months of age.
(Trial is ongoing)
4Introduction of Broiler Rabbit in backyard farmingDemand of high value meat Rabbit(NZW)2Trial is not success due to high mortality
5Varietal performance of Tomato(Var.Kashi Vishesh) Low yield of existing tomato Varietal evaluation of tomatoTomato3Demo.Plot
Plant Height (cm) Avg: 85
No. of fruit/ plant Avg: 15
Fruit wt(g) Avg 60
Yield (q/ha)
Avg: 350
7Integrated nutrient managementLow yield of existing Cauliflower INM in cauliflowerCauliflower3Demo.Plot:
Days to emerging curds-Avg-75 days
Curd weight-Avg-540g
Harvesting time-Avg-90 days
Yield/ha – Avg-200 q/ha
B:C =3:1
8Introduction of HYV in Banana Var.Dwarf cavendishLow yield of existing Banana Varietal EvaluationBanana3Demo.Plot
Plant Height(mtrs)-Avg-1.5
Month required from flowering to fruting stage-9-12 month
Yield /ha-Avg-20 t/ha
B:C=3.5:1
9Management of fruit drop control in orange orchardFruit drop for low yielding due to lack of management Fruit drop control in Orange OrchardOrange3Fruit length(cm)-Avg-5.3
Fruit width(cm)-Avg-6.1
No,of fruit/plant-Avg-320
Yield/ha-Avg-8.9 Mt/ha
Demo - 3:1
10Drudgery ReductionHigh drudgery involvementLabor scarcity 2Paddy2Production:300 kgs
Mandays:3 days/ha
B:C =12:1
11Tie & DyeLack of knowledge on utilization of dye 2Dye Plant2Resistance to light :50%/year
Colour fastness to washing: 60%/year
Colour fastness to iron :95%
B.C. - 2.25:1
12Performance of carps fed upon with fish grow premix as feed additivePoor Production High production cost Feeding ManagementFish(carps)3Yield: 16 qt/ha/yr
Avg. wt. at harvest: 530 g
Survival Rate:80%
B.C. - 1.4:1
13Culture of Indian Magur catfish in semi-intensive systemFish farming confined to culture of carp species only Culture of catfish (Indian Magur)Catfish (Indian Magur)31. Yield : 800 kg/200 sq. m concrete tank
2. Avg. wt. of fish at harvest: 194 g
3. SurvivaL Rate : 90%
4. disease/pest occurrence : nil
B.C. - 2.4:1
14Varietal performance of Toria variety TS-38Low yield due to lack of awareness on improved variety Technology:
Toria Variety TS-38
Local check:
Local variety
Toria3Technology:
Time of sowing :Mid of October
Plant height (cm):99.5
No. of Pods /plant:220.6
Days of maturity:170
No. of branches/plant:9.5
Yield kg/ha:750
Local check:
Time of sowing :1st week of November
Plant height (cm):116
No. of Pods /plant:210
Days of maturity:150
No. of branches/plant:6.33
Yield kg/ha:520
15Application of Azotobacter in toria Var. TS-36 & TS-38Inadequate nutrient management Technology:
Seed treatment with Azotobacter @20gm/kg
Control:
No seed treatment with Azotobacter
Toria3Technology:
Time of sowing :Both the Toria var.TS-36 & TS-38 are sown in Mid of October
Plant height (cm):99.5/8.5(TS-38/TS-36)
No. of Pods /plant:220.7/211.1(TS-38/TS-36)
Days of maturity:170/100(TS-38/TS-36)
No. of branches/plant:10/9.5(TS-38/TS-36)
Yield kg/ha:755/905(TS-38/TS-36)
Control
Yield kg/ha:755/860(TS-38/TS-36)
Technology: 3.7
Control:3.5
16Evaluation of Rice-Toria –Potato cropping systemLow yield and lower economic return due monocropping Technology:
T1:Sole crop of rice
T2:Sole crop of Toria
T3:Sole crop of potato
T4:Rice-toria-potato
Paddy - Toria - Potato3T1: Average plant height(cm)=190.2
Average no. of tillers=12.4
Average no. of panicles=24.91
Potato Equivalent Yield q/ha=146(64.9)
T2: Average plant height(cm)=109.2
Average no. of pods per plant=201.5
Average no. of branches per plant=9.5
Length of pod(cm)=5
Nos. of seeds per pod=10
Potato Equivalent Yield q/ha=67(12)
T3: Average plant height(cm)=38.9
Average no. of shoots per hill=4.98
Average no. of stolon per plant=7.92
Stolon length (cm)=7.95
Average nos. of tuber per plant=7.9
Potato Equivalent Yield q/ha=107
T4: Equivalent Yield q/ha:320
B.C. Ratio
T1:2.9
T2:4.1
T3:2.4
T4:9.4
Year 2016-17
Sl.No.TitleProblem DiagnosedTechnology AssessedCrop/EnterprisesNo. of TrailsResults
1 Varietal performance of groundnut Non availability of HYV Varietal Evaluation

Groundnut

(P-11 )
3
  • Germination

( % ): 99

  • Plant height(cm ): 110
  • No. of branches/plants :2-3
  • No. pods/plants:1-2
  • Yield t/ha :2

Farmers Practice

 Non existence of local variety
2Varietal Performance of GroundnutNon availability of HYV Varietal Evaluation

Groundnut
( Var. ICGS -76)

 
  • Germination

( % ):99

  • Days of maturation=125 days
  • Plant height(cm )=16.5-18
  • No. of branches/plant=4-5
  • No. pods/plant=2
  • Yield t/ha :2.9

Farmers Practice
Non existence of local variety

3 Effect of Mulching  for weed control in Toria 

Low Yield  due to  High Weed Infestation

Toria

(Var TS 38)
3

T1:

  • Plant height

(cm)=95

  • No. of branches /plant=9.5
  • No. of pods/plant=220.6
  • Yield qt/ha=7.5

T2:

  • Plant height(cm)= 95-100
  • No. of branches /plant= 9.5
  • No. of pods/plant=220.6
  • Yield qt/ha=7.55

 T3:Farmers practice

  • Plant height(cm)=116
  • No. of branches /plant=6.33
  • No. of pods/plant=150
Yield qt/ha=5.20
4 Management of fruit and shoot borer in Brinjal. Heavy Infestation of fruit and shoot Borer. Management of fruit and shoot Borer.Brinjal 3

Use  of coriander as trap crop (1:1)

Infection %=0.01%
5 Management of bacterial wilt disease in Tomato. High incidence of wilting. Management of bacterial wilt disease.Chilli and Tomato 3

T1-Intercrop Tomato with French bean.
T2-Seedlings root dip treatments with Pseudomonas fluorescence.

Infection%=0.05%
6 Varietal Performance of Broccoli. Low productivity due to non availability of HYV.

Varietal Evaluation

Broccoli

(Pusa Broccoli KTS-1)
3

Demo. Plot
1.Days to emerging curds- 70 days        2.Curd Weight (gm)-400             3.Harvesting time-95days                 4.Yield (q/ha)-148
Farmer Practices

1.Days to emerging curds- 90 days         2.Curd Weight (gm)-250                  3.Harvesting time-120 days              4.Yield (qt/ha)-83
7

Integrated Nutrient Management in Cabbage

Low Yield  due to improper nutrient management

INM  in Cabbage

Cabbage

(F1 Hybrid)
3

Demo. Plot
1.Days to emerging Heads-Avg-75 days 2.Heads  weight (gm)-Avg-900    3.Harvesting time-Avg-100 days        4.Yield/ha – Avg-333 q/ha

Farmer Practice

1.Days to emerging Heads-85 days   2.Head weight (gm)-450            3.Harvesting time-120 days                      4.Yield (qt/ha)-167
8 Varietal Performance  of Brinjal.Low productivity due to non availability of HYV Varietal Evaluation

Brinjal

Pant Samrat)
 

Trial is ongoing
Demo. Plot
Plant Height(cm)-
2.No.of fruit/plant-
3.Fruit weight (gm)-
4.Yield (qt/ha)-
Farmer Practice

1.Plant Height(cm)-   2-No.of fruits/plant-3Fruit weight (gm)- 4.Yield (qt/ha)
9 Productive performance of goat  by using additional supplements in diet. Poor productive performance and less economic benefits due to low nutrient feeding system. Performance of goat fed upon dietary supplementation of Mineral Mixture (AAUVETMIN) Goat 2 Ongoing
10Introduction of improved  backyard poultryLow production of local chicken birds in terms of meat and egg Backyard Poultry Farming

Poultry

(Kuroiler)
2

Average Body Weight gain in 10 months: Male: 2.6Kg, Female: 1.8 Kg
Mortality  -12%
Age at onset of laying : 6  Month

No. of egg laid : 90/yr
11Culture of Indian magur catfish under semi-intensive system

Unavailability of seed on time.

High incidence of loss due to escape from earthen ponds

Difficulty in harvesting due to burrowing nature
Culture of Indian magur catfish under semi-intensive systemIndian magur 2

Avg. wt. of fish at harvest: 190 g
Survivability of stock: 80%
Disease/pest incidence: nil
Stock loss due to escape : 10%

Year 2017-18
Sl.No.TitleProblem DiagnosedTechnology AssessedCrop/EnterprisesNo. of TrailsResults
1

Backyard Rabbit Farming.

Poor meat production & high demand for quality meat. Performance of Rabbit  under backyard system.

Rabbit (New Zealand White / Soviet Chinchilla)

2

Growth rate: Avg 1.2 Kg in 3 months
Mortality rate : 20% (Due to extreme cold)

2 Enrichment of  paddy staw through Urea molasses treatment.

Poor milk production  due to feeding of nutritionally imbalanced diet.

Productive performance of cattle  fed upon urea molasses treated paddy straw.

Dairy

2

Milk Yield:
Demo:11.5 litter/cow/day
Local check: 10.5 litter/cow/day

3 Varietal Performance of Cauliflower

Low productivity due to non availability of HYV

Varietal Evaluation

Cauliflower

(Pusa Deepali)
3

Demo. Plot
1.Days to emerging curds- 70 days        2.Curd Weight (gm)-450             3.Harvesting time-90days                 4.Yield (q/ha)-145
Farmer Practices

1.Days to emerging curds- 85 days         2.Curd Weight (gm)-250                  3.Harvesting time-105 days              4.Yield (qt/ha)-80
4 Integrated Nutrient Management in Ginger. Low Yield  due to improper nutrient management

INM  in Ginger

Treatment: T1:No Fertilizer input            T2:FYM+Vermicompost+Biofertilizer       T3:Farmer practice

Ginger

( Variety-Nadia)
3

Demo. Plot
1.Plant Height-Avg- 68cm2.No. of tillers/plant-Avg-12   3.No. of leaves/plant-Avg-172        4.Rhizome Yield/ha – Avg-90 q/ha

Farmer Practice

1.Plant Height(cm)-92  2.No. of tillers/plant-8          3.No. of leaves/plant-210                     4. RhizomeYield (qt/ha)-35
5 Varietal Performance  of Brinjal Low productivity due to non availability of HYV

Varietal Evaluation

Brinjal

Pant Samrat)
3

Trial is ongoing
Demo. Plot
Plant Height(cm)-61
2.No.of fruit/plant-12
3.Fruit weight (gm)-730
4.Yield (qt/ha)-205
Farmer Practice

1.Plant Height(cm)-75 2.No.of fruits/plant-8 3.Fruit weight (gm)- 165.    Yield (qt/ha)-80
6 Integrated Nutrient Management in Mandarin Orange Low Yield  due to improper nutrient management

INM  in Orange Orchard

Treatment: T1:No Fertilizer input            T2:FYM+Vermicompost+Biofertilizer +      T3:Farmer practice

Mandarin Orange

2

 Trial is ongoing
Demo.Plot
1.Fruit length (cm)-            
2.Fruit width (cm)-
3.No.of fruit/plant-
4.Yield /plant (kg)-
5.B:C Ratio-
Farmer Practice:
1.Fruit length (cm)-
2.Fruit width (cm)-
3.No. of fruit/plant
Yield/plant-

B:C Ratio.
7

Management  of Tikka disease in Groundnut.

Severe incidence of Cercospora leaf spot.

Disease management by using Bordeaux Mixture

Groundnut

3

i)No. of infected plants – 0%
ii)Yield – 18qt/ha

8 Management of Termites in Groundnut.Severe infestation of Termites. Management of Termites by incorporating Mustard cake during land preparation.

Groundnut

3

i)No. of infested plant – 5%
ii)Yield qt/ha – 17.5qt/ha

9

Varietal performance of lentil

Lack of awareness on improved variety

Technology
lentil
( Var. IPL-316F/S)
Treatment
Seed inoculation with Rhizobium and PSB each @50g/ kg seed and application of lime @ 2 tonnes/ha  before 15-20 days  of sowing

Lentil 3

Technology

  1. Time of Sowing: Mid of November
  2. Germination (%): 100%
  3. Plant height(cm): 30 cm

  4. No. of  Pods/Plant:20-30
  5. Yield q/ha: 10.2
  6. Net return Rs/ha: Rs 61400/-
10

Varietal performance of pigeon pea

Inadequate nutrient management

Technology
(Variety. Type-7)
Treatment
Seed inoculation with Rhizobium and PSB each @50g/ kg seed and application of lime @ 2 tonnes/ha  before 15-20 days  of sowing

Arhar

3

Technology

  1. Time of Sowing : Mid of November
  2. Germination (%) : 100%
  3. Plant height (cm):150 till date.
  4. No. of  seeds/pod: 5
  5. Yield q/ha: 15.02
  6. Net return Rs/ha: Rs 210140/-
11

Composite fish culture

Poor production and growth performance due to improper management

Composite culture  under semi intensive culture condition

Fish

 (IMC, exotic)
 

Yield : 2800 kg/ha
Avg wt. : 480g
Mortality: 15%
Disease/pest: nil

12

Integrated fish farming (fish cum duck)

High production cost and less income returns

Integration of khakhi campbell duck breed with semi intensive fish culture.

Fish – duck integration

2

Yield /unit area:2900kg/ha
Avg. wt of fish at harvest:520g
Fish Mortality: 20%
Egg production: 7000 (approx)