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Crop Production


Demonstration of biofertilizers along with inorganic fertilizers in paddy for higher yields

T1 - Azospirillum 500 ml/ac + 75% RDN, Phosphorus solubilizing bacteria 500 ml/ac (PSB) +75 % RDP,

Potassium mobilize bacteria 2kg/ac (KMB) +75 % RDK

(67.5:45:45 Kg NPK/ha) with soil test based recommendations.

T2 – 100 % recommended dose of fertilizer (80-90 Kg N,60 Kg P2O5, 40-60 Kg K 2O ha-1)


 Demonstration on weed management in black gram/ green gram for sustainable profitability.

T1:Pendimethalin (Pre) @ 2.5 l/ha (1 l/ac) fb Fomesafen+FuzifopP butyl (Fuziflex) @ 1 l/ha (400 ml/ac) at 25-30 DAS


T2:Pendimethalin (Pre) @ 2.45 l/ha (1 l/ac) fb imazithapyr @ 500ml/ha (200 ml/ac) at 21-28 DAS



Demonstration of weed management in Direct sown paddy through drum seeder.

T1: Spray pretilachlor 50 % @400 ml/ac immediately after sowing followed by spray of bispyribac sodium 10 % @ 100 ml/ac at 15-20 days after sowing followed by metsulfuron methyl (10%) + chlorimuron ethyl (10%) i.e. almix @ 8g/ac at 40 days after sowing.

T2: Farmers’ practice (manual weeding/cono weeder)


Demonstration of Weather advisory based pigeon pea cultivation

T1: i. selection of variety, ii. timing of input Application (Nutrients and water) and protection measures taken on the basis of  weather advisories

T2: Cultivation of crop without taking weather advisories

Plant Protection


Demonstartions on Management of Integrated disease  in Groundnut

T1- seed treatment with tebuconazole  2 g /Kg  fungicide and  Spraying of mancozeb  400g + carbendazim 200g /acre or hexaconzole  400 ml or Tebuconazole  200 ml /acre at fortnight  intervals from the disease appearance

T2- Farmers practice- Spraying fungicides at 2-3  times at 20-30 day interval


Management of rats in rice through Trap Barrier System (TBS)

T1: Arrangement of Trap barrier system (TBS) around the field

T2: Farmers Practise.


Demonstration on integrated crop management in cotton with special emphasis to pink boll worm.

T1:  Deep summer ploughing

Ø  Timely sowing with short duration hybrids (june 15th  to july 15th).

Ø  Installation of pheromone traps @ 10 per acre at 45 DAS.

Ø  Need based formulation (NSKE 5% or Neem oil  3000 ppm @ 3ml/lit).

Ø  Release of trichogramma bactarae @ 60000 eggs/acre  thrice at weekly intervals starting 50 DAS.

Ø  Sucking pests: Four rows of maize or sorghum as border crop. Erection of yellow and blue sticky traps @ 10/acre for whitefly and thrips at 40 DAS. Recommended insecticides at ETL. Leafhoppers: Acephate 75 SP @ 1.5g/lit or fipronil 5% SC @ 2.0 ml/l or imidacloprid 17.8 SL @ 0.4 ml/l or acetamiprid 20 SP @ 0.2 g/l or thiamethoxam 25 WG @ 0.2 g/l or flonicamid 50 WG @ 0.3 g/l.  Whitefly: Profenophos 50 EC @ 2.0 ml/l or diafenthiuron 50 WP @ 1.25 g/l.

Ø  Micro – nutrient deficiencies: Mg: spray 1% Mg SO4 (10g/l) twice at 45 and 75 DAS. Zn: apply 50 kg Zn So4/kg in the last plough. If the deficiency is seen on the crop, spray 0.2%  Zn So4   2-3 times or 0.1% chelated  Zn 2-3 times; B: Spray borax or boric acid @ 1-1.5 g/l at 60 and 90 DAS.

Ø  Pink Boll worm: ETL based application of recommended insecticides. Profenophos 50 EC @ 2 ml/l or pyridalyl 10 EC @ 1.5 ml/l (750 ml/ha) up to 100 DAS. Synthetic pyrithroids like cypermethrin 10 EC @ 1 ml/l or lambda cyhalothrin 5 EC @ 1 ml/l or fenproprathrin 30 EC @ 1.5 ml/l (750 ml/l) only after 100 DAS.

Ø  Foliar diseases: Need based application of copper carboxin + thiram 4.5g/l or propineb @ 2.5 g/l.

Ø  Timely termination of crop at 150-160 DAS. Running the shredder making the crop in to small pieces and incorporation of the same in to soil using rotovator.

T2: Farmer’s practice:Indiscriminate use of insecticides.


Integrated management of fall armyworm in maize

T1- Seed treatment with fortenza duo 6ml/kg seed

       Installation of pheromone traps 5/acre.

       Spraying of Neem oil 1500ppm 5ml/lit

       Spraying of emamectin benzoate 0.4g/lit or Spinosad0.3ml/lit or clorantraniliprole 0.3 ml/lit.

       Application of poison bait (10kg rice bran + 2kg jaggary + 2 litre of water).

       One spraying at the time of cob emergence.

T2- Farmer Practice: Indiscriminate use of insecticides.



Demonstration of tomato hybrid Arka Samrat for higher yields

T1: Arka Samrat

T2: Saho (Farmers practice)



Integrated Crop management in mango


1.       June-July-Pruning of criss cross &dried branches along with left over fruit stalks & spraying of 1% Bordeaux mixture, followed by application of 2/3rd dose of RDF (60-70 kg FYM, 750 g urea, 4.2 kg SSP and 1.2 kg MOP per tree above 10 yrs age);

2.       Arka Mango special foliar spray @ July-August, Sept-Oct, Nov-Dec & Jan- Feb;Feb-March- Application of remaining 1/3rd dose of RDF  NAA @1ml/4.5l water  to reduce flower and fruit drop.

3.       Installation of fruit fly traps (5/ac) and Need based application of pesticides

T2:Farmer’s practice


Integrated Crop Management in Turmeric


1. Seed treatmentwithRidomil MZ @ 3g/lit, 3-5ml malathion/2ml monocrotophos &Trichoderma viridi @ 5g/lit

2. Application of Atrazine @500-800g/acre

3. Application of fertilizers @ last plough as basal dose, 40 DAP, 80 DAP and 120 DAP.

T2: Farmers practice


Integrated Crop Management in Chilli

T1: Soil test based fertilizer application; Application of neem cake @200 kg/acre during last plough; Foliar spray of micro nutrients at 30 DAS, 50 DAS and 70 DAS; Spraying of Azadirachtin 10000ppm @ 1ml/lit at 15 days interval from vegetative to flowering stage; Installation ofyellow and blue sticky traps 20/acre and pheromonetrap 4/acre; Trap crops: Marigold and chilli (1:16 ratio); Need based Sprayingof Broflanilide @34ml/acre /Fluxametamide @ 160ml/acre /Spirotetramat@200ml/acre, Application of Azospirillum, VAM @ 12.5 kg/ha and KRB @ 5kg/ha

T2:    Farmer’s Practice                                                                               

Home Science


Demonstration of  three pronged Wheel Hoe for weeding

T1- weeding with wheel hoes

T2- Manual weeding


Demonstration of nutritional garden for year round supply of vegetable for nutritional security (In school / AWC)

T1:Nutrition Garden

T2:Farmer’s practice (Unplanned kitchen garden)


Osmotic dehydration of Guava slices

T1 = Osmotically dehydrated guava slices, ANGRAU,2021;   T2 = Farmers’ practice (without value addition)


Demonstration of fruit toffees for consumption and marketing.   

T1: Fruit toffees Papaya/Guava/Mango fruits )

T2: Farmers practice ( No value addition to Papaya/Guava/Mango fruits )

Veterinary Science


Demonstration of mineral supplementation and improving digestibility in milch animals through urea molasses mineral blocks.

T1: Grazing + Concentrate feed +UMMB licks in the animal sheds (advised farmers to offer 15min daily).

T2:  Grazing + Concentrate feed.


Demonstration of effect of Milk Replacer in weaned lambs

T1:Milk Replacer

T2: Sole dam milk feeding


Demonstration of Azolla as secondary protein source in the feed of backyard poultry

T1:   Azolla as feed in Poultry

T2:   Farmers Practice ( Not adopted any practice)


Demonstration of Fodder Cafeteria in KVK Operational Area

T1:Fodder Cafeteria

T2: Sole  Fodder Crop/ Purchased Fodder