On Farm Trials

 On Farm Testing (OFTs) : 17

Sr. No Title Result Year or Season No. of Farmers
A) Agronomy
1 Response of Cotton (Bt) to application of Sulphur under rainfed condition. Application of 60:30:30 Kg NPK per ha+ 30 kg Sulphur (Bentonate sulphur @ 35 kg/ha) to  Bt. Cotton Significantly increase the yield and B:C ratio over farmers practice   Kharif 15
2 Soil incorporation of soybean straw in chickpea. Application of 25:50:30 Kg NPK per ha+ incorporation of soybean straw in chickpea @ 2 ton/ha) increase the yield and B:C ratio over farmers practice   Rabi 15
B) Horticulture
1 Assessment of late Kharif onion Production of late Kharif onion with var. Bhima Red  recorded  higher yield  (338.46 q/ha.) and B:C Ratio  (2.82 ) followed by var. Bhima super with production of 330.40q bulbs/ha and C:B ratio 2.75 as compared to red onion var. AFLR i-e. farmer practice. Kharif-2017 13
2 Assessment of  coriander var. Pant haritama for higher production Production of coriander with var. Pant Haritama recorded  higher yield  (  62.23 q/ha.) and B:C Ratio (1.78) as compared to var.Sugandha i-e. farmer practice.

 

Rabi 13
C) Plant Protection      
1 Management of leaf hoppers and whiteflies on Okra Results are awaited. Summer

2017-18

07
2 Management of stem fly and girdle beetle on soybean Lower infestation ofstem fly and girdle beetle with 9.55 % increased  yield of soybean over farmers practise was observed in the Technology intervened. Kharif 2017-18 13
3 Management of whiteflies on Bt cotton Lower infestation of whitefly & Higher yield of Seed Cotton with 8.99 % increased yield over farmers practise was observed in the Technology intervened. Kharif 2017-18 13
4 Management of leaf hoppers and thrips on groundnut Results are awaited. Summer  2017-18 13
D) Animal Husbandry & Dairy Science      
1 Assessment of introduction of new variety Phule Gunvant for fodder production Phule Gunvant as a Perennial Crop So Results are awaited Rabi

2017-18

13
2 Assessment introduction of new fodder crop (shrub) Dasharath (Desmanthus virgatus) var. Velimasal for goat. Dasharath as a Perennial Crop So Results are awaited Rabi

2017-18

13
3 Performance of improved variety of marvel grass under rainfed condition marvel grass  as a Perennial Crop So Results are awaited Rabi

2017-18

13
E) Agriculture Engineering      
1 Assessment of tractor drawn Slasher Slashing of Cotton stubbles using tractor drawn slasher reduces the labour requirement upto 98%,it also save time upto 80% and expenditure upto 75% as compare to manual fork. Kharif 2017-18 06
2 Assessment of Fruit Grader Fruit grader save time of grading upto 53.84% as compared to manual grading. Rabi 10
3 Assessment of TNAU turmeric Boiler Results are awaiting Rabi 06
D) Home Science      
1 To assess the effect of Soy enriched products i.e. Soya Poha  Ladoo & Soya Cookies on moderately malnourished children through Anganwadi (3-6 yrs) Body weight increased by 10.15 % and head circumference increased by 5.9 % under T2 beneficiaries and Body weight increased by 10.15 % and head circumference increased by 5.9 % under T3 during the experimental period of 60 days. 2017-18 21
2 To assess the suitability of mittens in harvesting of Soybean. Time saved on harvesting of soybean observed under T2 is 17.64 % with compare to T1 and under T3 20.16 % with compare to farmers practice i.e. T1. 2017-18 07
3 To assess the effectiveness of Low Cost Bamboo Solar Dryer on Dehydration of house hold products. Results are awaited. 2017-18 07