On Farm Trial Conducted During 2015-16

Objective of this activity is to assess and refine the technologies based on local problems to best fit the socio-economic condition of the farmers and to identify the production constraints. During 2015-16, 11 nos. of On Farm Trials have been conducted on different crops involving 113 farmers, in different villages of Ranchi District. Details of the OFTs conducted during the year is as given below.

On Farm Trial For Assessment and Refinement of Technologies No of Farmers Involved
  • Assessment of the performance of leaf carpeting and planting system in ginger under rain fed condition of Ranchi District
07
  • Assessment of Local-made (Dasparni, Neem leaves extract etc) pesticide against Fruit borer problem in tomato.
07
  • Assessment of Disease resistant varieties in tomato to increase productivity and profitability.
20
  • Assessment of different methods of seed treatment in paddy for control of soil and seed borne diseases
10
  • To assess the performance of Inter cropping of Pigeon pea with Black gram and Green Gram under Rain fed  condition of Ranchi district.
20
  • Assessment of the performance of the fresh Azolla in growing  duckling (Khakhi Campbell).
12
  • Assessment of effect of different weaning periods in crossbred pigs on re-onset of estrous period after farrowing.
06
  • Assessment of different value addition methods of Mahua flowers
05
  • Assessment of the effect of Urea (4%) and KNO3 (4%) on yield of Mango.
06
  • Assessment of the method of curing for control of fungal infection during storage in elephant foot yam.
10
  • Low productivity of Green gram due to pod borer problem leading to 35 – 40 %  yield loss. High infestation of fruit, flower, buds and tender leaves etc.
10

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