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BRIEF PROCEEDINGS OF THE ACTION PLAN MEETING 2012-13
 TAMIL NADU AND PONDICHERRY GROUP

Name of the KVK:  KANCHEEPURAM
Name of the participant: Dr. P. Kumaravel
Designation: Programme Coordinator

Details on targets:

  • Technology Assessment and Refinement

S. No

Crop /
Enterprise

State assessment / refinement

Technology to be assessed / refined

No. of
trials

Technology Options

Total budget (Rs.)

Parameters to be recorded

Details of Staff Involved

1

2

3

1

Blackgram

Assessment

Assessment of Yellow mosaic virus management practices in Blackgram

5

Farmers Practice -Monocrotophos @ 2 ml/litre of water

Application of Hostothion@2 ml / litre of water on 25 DAS followed by  Neem oil @ 2 ml / litre of water on 35 DAS Blackgram VBN6 seeds -20kg
Seed treatment with Trichodermma viride 4g/kg
Pendimethalin 1.67 litres
TNAU Pulse Wonder - 6kg 

Application of Imidacloprid ST 5 ml/kg of seeds + Foliar spray of Imidacloprid – 0.5 ml / litre of water (or)  Vitex negunda – 10% spray on 30 DAS
Blackgram VBN6 seeds -20kg
Seed treatment with Trichodermma viride 4g/kg
Pendimethalin 1.67 litres
TNAU Pulse Wonder - 6kg 

10250

Disease index
No. of pods/plant
Yield kg/ha
BCR

Th.P.Murugan
Dr.P.Kumaravel

2

Groundnut

Assessment

Assessing the performance of herbicides in groundnut

5

Farmers Practice -Hand weeding

Application of Pre emergence herbicide Pendimethalin @ 0.75 kg ai / ha at 3 DAS along with Hand weeding on 25 DAS

Application of Pre emergence herbicide Oxyfluorfen  – 250 g ai / ha at 3 DAS along with Post emergence herbicide Imazethapyr (Pursuit)  100g ai / ha  at 2 – 3 leaf stage of weeds.

12700

Germination%
Weed intensity
No. of pods/plant
Yield kg/ha BCR

Th.P.Murugan
Dr.P.Kumaravel

3

Mango

Assessment

Assessment of foliar nutrition  for fruit set and yield in Mango

5
(30 trees/ trial)

Farmer Practice

Application of 50kg of FYM/tree + Application of recommended fertilizer dose of 1:1:1.5 kg NPK /tree + urea spray @ 0.5%+ SOP spray @ 4% 3 times

Application of recommended fertilizer dose of 1:1:1.5 kg NPK /tree + 19:19:19-1% (2 spray during July and September) +IIHR Mango special nutrient mixture 0.5% (3times Nov, Dec and Jan)

10750

No. of fruits/tree
Fruit weight
Fruit retention
Total soluble salts
Yield kg/ha
BCR

Dr.K.Velmurugan Dr.P.Kumaravel

4

Dairy

Assessment

Assessment of GRAND supplement in cross bred dairy cows

10

Feeding of gruel and gram husk

Feeding of GRAND supplement @ 20 ml /cow daily along with gruel and gram husk
20 ml daily for 60 days  - 2 animals per farmer

Experience sharing and Display material-Rs.1500

3000

Milk Yield
Fat  & SNF %
BCR

Dr.P.Kumaravel
Dr.K. Devaki

5

Goat

Assessment

Assessing the performance of Sirohi goat

5

Farmers Practice – Local ND goats

Breeding local goats with Tellichery bucks

Breeding local goats with Sirohi Bucks
(3 bucks @Rs.7000/buck)
Experience sharing and Display material-Rs.1500

22500

Kidding percentage
Weaning weight
Growth rate

Dr.P.Kumaravel
Dr.K. Devaki

6

Poultry

Assessment

Assessment of  Guinea fowls under backyard conditions

5

Farmers practice        ( backyard poultry- Country fowls)

Nandanam Guinea Fowl – 40 chicks per farmer
Feederers & Waterers

 

10,000

Livability
Weight at 16 weeks of age
Egg production

Dr.P.Kumaravel
Dr.K. Devaki

7

Shrimp

Assessment

Evaluation of Banana Shrimp, Penaeus merguiensis in winter months

3

Banana Shrimp, Penaeus merguiensis farming

Tiger Shrimp, Penaeus monodon farming

Pacific white Shrimp, Penaeus vannamei farming

15000

Survival
Growth parameters
Production

 

Dr.S.Balasundari
Dr.P.Kumaravel

No. of technologies to be assessed / refined : 7
Total Number of On Farm Trials                         : 38 trials                   
Total Budget requirement in Rs.                        : Rs. 84,200

II. Front Line Demonstrations

   

S. No

Crop /
Enterprise

Technology to be demonstrated

No.
of
demo.

Area in ha. / No. of units

Details of Critical inputs

Total budget (Rs.)

Parameters to be recorded

Details of Staff Involved

Name and quantity (Kg / number / other units if any)

Cost per unit (Rs)

1

Paddy

Popularization and Seed production of New Paddy variety - ADT 49 under SRI  Method of Cultivation

10

5

Seeds @  7.5 kg / ha – Rs.30
P.fluorescenes ST @ 10g/kg + SA @ 2.5 kg/ha
Azospirillum ST @ 3 pkt/ha
AM Fungi 2kg + Azosprillium 2kg for Rice Mat nursery
Chlorantraniprole @ 30g ai/ha – 150ml

225

300

50

200

1950

 

13625

Germination%
No. of productive tillers/hill
No. of grains / panicle
Yield kg/ha
BCR
Quality preference

 

Th.P.Murugan
Dr.P.Kumaravel

2

Groundnut

Popularization and Seed production of groundnut variety CO 6,  integrated crop management practices and value addition(Burfi, etc.,)

10

4

Groundnut – CO 6 seeds – 200 kg @ Rs.30/kg
Gypsum 400 kg
P.fluorescence seed treatment – 10g/kg + P.fluorescence 2.5kg/ha soil application on 30 DAS
TNAU Groundnut rich – 6 kgs
Sulphur oxidising bacteria – 1kg ST and SAP – 5 kg/ha

 

6000
400

 

300

720

300

 

23070

Germination%
No. of pods/plant
Yield kg/ha BCR
Farmer preference

 

Th.P.Murugan
Dr.P.Kumaravel
Dr.M. Vimalarani

3

Sugarcane

Popularization of SSI Protray nursery method for Sugarcane cultivation

10

2

CoC-24 Sett – 2.5 tons/ha
Protray  – 250 nos
Cocopeat – 500 kgs
T.Viride – 1 kg
Bud chipper

6250
4500
1600
100
2500

 

27400

Germination%
Crop establishment%
No. of cane tillers / plant
Yield kg/ka
BCR

 

Th.P.Murugan
Dr.P.Kumaravel

4

Groundnut

Popularization of Complete mechanisation in Groundnut

   20

10

Groundnut  seed drill
Power weeder
Groundnut stripper Groundnut Harvester
Groundnut Thresher

Seed drill
Hiring basis

60000

Labour saving
Time saving/acre

Th.V.Perasiriyan
Dr.P.Kumaravel

5

Fodder crops

Popularization of Silvipasture model for goat farming
(10 goats & kids)

10

2

Cenchrus grass – 2.0kgs
Cumbu Napier (Co-4)-2000 slips
Stylosanthus – 1.0 kgs
Hedge Lucerne – 1.0 kgs
Manila Tamarind/Neem – 25 trees
Subabul – 25 saplings
Agathi – 20 saplings

600

800
350
500
200

200
200

 

28500

Germination%
Green fodder yield kg/ha
Tree establishment%

 

Th.P.Murugan
Dr.P.Kumaravel

6

Poultry

Complete Management practices for Nandanam Turkey chick production

5

5 units

Nandanam Turkey Poults- II - 20 /farmer
Feederers/waterers
Dewormers
Vaccinations

 

12000

Livability
Market weight
Egg production
BCR

Dr. P. Kumaravel
Dr. K. Devaki

7

Poultry

Popularisation of Oral pellet vaccine for backyard poultry

10

10 units

Oral pellet vaccine – 1500 doses
Experience sharing and Display material-Rs.1500

 

3000

Disease incidence
Mortality
BCR

Dr. P. Kumaravel
Dr. K. Devaki

8

IFS

Integrated Farming System model with Piglets, fish and Vegetables in Garden land system

5

5 units

LWY piglets – 4 Nos.
Fish fingerlings
Vegetable seedlings Experience sharing and Display material-

30000
10000
2000

42000

Growth rate
Marketing weight
BCR

Dr. P. Kumaravel
Dr. K. Devaki
Dr. S. Balasundari
Dr. K. Velmurugan

9

IFS

Integrated Farming System model  with Dairy cattle, Green fodder, paddy, vermicompost,fish and mushroom

3

3 units

Fodder slips(Co-4) -3000
Fish fingerlings-1000
TANUVAS Mineral mixture
Silpauline vermibeds
Teat cups      
Mushroom spawn

1200
1500
1000

2000
1300
2500

28500

Labour saving
Time savings
Fodder wastage
BCR

Dr. P. Kumaravel
Dr. K. Devaki
Dr.S. Balasunadri
Th. P. Murugan

 

10

Sheep & Goat

Popularisation of Anthelmintic Incorporated Mineral block

10

20 animals

Anthelmintic Incorporated Mineral block – 2 blocks for 20 animals for 3 seasons
Experience sharing and Display material-Rs.1500

9000
1500

10500

 

Dr. P. Kumaravel
Dr. K. Devaki

11

Fish

Pangasius farming in Farm ponds

3

2.5

Fingerling of Pangasius Rs.3/seed
2000 nos/acre
Rs.6000/trial

6000

18000

Survival
Growth Production

Dr.S.Balasundari
Dr.P.Kumaravel

12

Ornamental fish

Herbal pellet feed for ornamental fish for immunity and colour enhancement

5

5 unit

Poly Herbal mix

 

10000

Occurrence of diseases
Body colour enhancement
Growth parameters
Survival

Dr.S.Balasundari
Dr.P.Kumaravel

13

Mushroom

Popularisation of Milky mushroom ( Tricholoma giganteum CO (TG)T3)

5

5units

Spawn 75 nos/unit @Rs.25/spawn
Malathion @0.1% on the occurrence of Phorid and Sciarid flies -500 ml @ Rs. 1400/lit
Bavistin-1 kg@Rs.700/kg
Benomyl 50 ppm @ Rs 700/kg (1 kg)
Formaldehyde @ 500 ppm @ Rs.162/lit (10 lit)

 

9375

350

 

350
350

810

10875

Days to flowering
No. of fruits /plant
Yield kg/ha
BCR

Dr.K.Velmurugan Dr.P.Kumaravel

14

Vegetables
Lab Lab (Avarai)

Popularization of Lab Lab variety Co-14(Gb)

10

5

Lab Lab variety Co-14(Gb) seed
Bioferilizer
Pesticides

 

9625

Days to flowering
No. of fruits /plant
Yield kg/ha
BCR

Dr.K.Velmurugan Dr.P.Kumaravel

15

Vegetable Cowpea

Popularization and Integrated Crop management practices in vegetable cowpea (TNAU Vegetable cowpea PKM 1)

10

5

Seeds @20kg/ha (@Rs.60/kg)
Rhizobium culture(@600g/ha) (@ Rs. 25/kg)
Azospirillum@600gm/ha. (@Rs. 40/kg)
Pseudomonas@2.5kg/ha (@Rs.100/kg)
Phosphobacteria@2.5 kg/ha (@Rs.100/kg)

 

8695

Days to flowering
No. of fruits /plant
Yield kg/haBCR

Dr.K.Velmurugan Dr.P.Kumaravel

16

Value addition - Milk

 

Popularization of carotene enriched milk  followed by branding and marketing through Rural mart

10

-

Juicer/extractor
Milk, Bottles and labelling  etc

 

10000

Shelf life
BCR

Dr.M.Vimalarani
Dr.P.Kumaravel

   


No. of Technologies to be demonstrated                 : 16

No. of Frontline Demonstrations (farmers)              : 148
Total budget requirement                                             : Rs. 3,15,790

 
 
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