Front Line Demonstrations

     
 

Crop Production

     

1

Demonstration of in-situ rain water harvesting technologies in rain fed Groundnut

T1: Farmer’s method (No RWC methods)

T2: Sub soiler before sowing

Dead furrow with 3.6 m distance

10

Crop is at pod filling stage

2

Demonstration of NBeG 49 under rain fed black soils of YSR District

T1: JG-11

T2: NBeG 49

10

Trial will be initiated in Rabi,2017

3

Intercropping of field bean TFB-2 with Groundnut (1:11) for higher net returns in rain fed alfisols of YSR district

T1: Groundnut + Red gram (7:1)

T2: Groundnut + Field bean (11:1)

10

Groundnut Crop is at pod filling stage, Field bean and Red gram crops are at vegetative stage

4

Soil test based balanced fertilization for Paddy under KC canal region of YSR district

T1: Farmer’s method- 115-90-75 (N, P2O5 & K2O) kg/ha

T2: Soil test based application of straight fertilizers, avoiding top dressing of complex fertilizers

10

Transplanting to tillering stage

5

Demonstration of weed management in cotton crop

T1: Manual weeding, 2-3 times based on weeds

T2: Spraying of Pre emergence herbicide, Pendimethalin @ 5ml/ltr at 20DAS.                                                                       Post Emergence spray of Quizalofop-p-ethyl 2ml/ltr + Pyrithiobac sodium 1.25ml/ltr at 20DAS

10

Flowering to boll formation stage

 

Cluster FLD on Groundnut

 

10 (ha)

Groundnut Crop is at pod filling stage

 

Plant Protection

     

6

Demonstration of IPM practices for management of pests in Groundnut

T1: Farmers practice: Seed treatment with 3g                                                               Mancozeb , Spraying of monocrotophos 1.6ml/lt

T2: Seed treatment with Trichoderma viride (4 g/kg Erecting yellow sticky traps 25/ha

Erection of pheromone traps 10/ha  

10

In Farmers practice,

At 30DAS, 9-10 Leaf miner larvae /plant,

At 50DAS, 8-9 Leaf miner larvae /plant,

At 75 DAS, 5-6 Leaf miner larvae /plant were observed.

After Spraying of Dimethoate 2ml/ltr at 7-10 days interval

Spodoptera,

At 40DAS, 30-35% defoliated leaves

At 50DAS, 20-25% defoliated leaves

At 70DAS, 15-20% defoliated leaves

Spraying of Flubendiamide 0.2ml/ltr water

In demo, pheromone traps (10/ha) and Leaf miner (25/ha) erected at 15 DAS,

Whenever leaf minor incidence was observed in yellow sticky trap Spraying of Dimethoate 2ml/ltr   was done.

At 50DAS, 2-3 miners/plant,

At 75DAS, 30-35 % defoliated leaves

Whenever Spodoptera   incidence was observed in pheromone traps (10/ha) spraying of Flubendiamide 0.2ml/ltr water was done.

7

Demonstration of improved practices for                                                                 management of rhizome rot in Turmeric.

T1: Farmers practice: Treating the rhizomes with 3g Mancozeb per kg seed and sowing without drying.

T2: Soaking of rhizomes in 3g Mancozeb for 30-40 minutes and the treating with 5g Trichoderma viride before sowing and soil application of 2 kg Trichoderma viride with enriched FYM at 30 DAS.

10

Till now, there is a difference in 5-7% rhizome rot disease incidence in farmers practice compared to demo with soaking of rhizomes for 40 min and soil application of T.Viride with enriched FYM.

8

Assessment of Phytophthora wilt by bioagents Vs farmers practice in betel vine

T1: Farmers practice: Soil drenching with 0.3% CoC

T2: Soil application of 1 kg Trichoderma viride and 1kg Pseudomonas with enriched FYM

10

Input distribution was done. Multiplication is in progress.

9

Assessment of performance of management practices                                                for control of Pink bollworm in Cotton.

T1:Farmers Method: Spraying of chlorpyriphos 2.5ml or profenophos 2ml/ltr

                                                         T2: Pheromone traps 10 per ha, spraying of 5 ml neem oil @ budding stage, release of three 2cc Trichocards, spraying of Chlorpyriphos 2.5 ml per l if pest is above ETL

10

Pheromone traps and neem oil were distributed. Crop is 30-40 days old at the identified location.

10

Demonstration of gall midge tolerant variety JGL-3844 Vs NDLR-8 in Paddy

T1: Farmers practice: NDLR-8

T2:   JGL-3844

10

Crop is transplanted. Gall midge incidence was 7-10 % difference in nursery in farmers practice and demo practice.

 

Cluster FLDs on Red gram

 

10 (ha)

Sowings were completed. Crop is at knee hight. TBG-52 (2kg per acre ) and Rhizobium 1 kg/acre were given.

 

Cluster FLDs on Black gram

 

10 (ha)

Distributed TBG-104 seed to the identified beneficiaries.

 

Horticulture

     

11

Effect of IIHR Citrus special on yield of Citrus

T1 – Foliar spraying of citrus special @ 5gms /lit

T2 – Farmers practice

10

- IIHR Citrus special was distributed to the farmers

- two sprays completed

Crop is at fruiting stage

12

Effect of Boron in increasing the yield of Muskmelon

T1 – Farmers practice (with out foliar sprays of borax)

T2 – Foliar spray of borax @ 3 g/l at 3-4th leaf stage and at 50 days after sowing (Fruit development stage)

10

Trial will be initiated in Rabi

13

Correction of micro nutrient deficiencies in Banana

1. Control: Spraying of sulphate of potash at bunch development stage

2. Demo: Foliar spraying of Banana special 5 gm/lit

10

-Inputs distributed to the farmers

- Three sprays were completed

- Crop is at vegetative stage

14

Management of root rot disease in citrus

T1 – Farmers practice (Soil drenching with COC 3gm/lit)

T2 – Soil drenching with Ridomil 2 gm/lit + application of Trichoderma enriched FYM @10kg/tree.

10

-          Inputs distributed to the farmers

-          Effected plants recovered

-          Demonstrated the method chemical application

 

Home Science

     

15

Front Line Demonstration of drudgery reduction in Cotton crop for stem application by roller method against sucking insects

T1: Stem Applicator

T2 : Farmers practice Spraying

10

Four No. of trials were conducted at C.K.Dinne

16

Use of protective clothing while spraying pesticides

T1: Protective clothing

T2 : Farmers practice with out any protection

10

6 No. of trials were completed.

17

Use of cotton harvesting bag while harvesting Cotton

T1: Harvesting Bag

T2: Farmers practice Basket/Saripallu

10

Cotton harvesting bag for drudgery reduction was explained to 10 farm women at Gorlapalli.

18

Demonstration of Wheel hoe for drudgery reduction in Vegetable crops

T1: Drudgery reducing implement wheel hoe

T2 : Farmers practice (Manual Weeding)

10

06 No of trials were completed

 

Animal Husbandry

     

19

Popularization of Improved poultry birds (Rajashree) at back yard

T1: Desi birds

                                                         T2: Rajashree birds                                                        

10

The poultry birds are at 8 weeks age

20

Demonstration of performance of Co-4 hybrid napier fodder variety with local fodder (APBN-1)

T1: APBN1 fodder variety

T2: Co-4 fodder variety

10

Crop is at first cutting stage

 

Extension Studies

     

1

Training need analysis of farmers and extension functionaries of YSR district

   

Collected data from 15 no. of MPEOs and 15 no. of AEOs

2

Documentation of success stories of farmers and entrepreneurs promoted by KVK, Utukur, Kadapa

   

Will be initiated in November,2017

3

Impact of KVK activities in KVK adopted villages

   

Developed schedule. Data to be collected

4

Economic analysis of IFS models in YSR district

   

Will be initiated in November,2017