Crop Production


Demonstration of greengram as inter crop in Redgram(1:6)

T1  -    Redgram+ greengram(1:6)

T2  -   Sole Redgram


Demonstration of Redgram variety LRG 52 for higher yields

T1  -    Redgram variety LRG 52

T2  -   Redgram variety LRG 41/Private varieties


Demonstration of  YMV tolerant blackgram variety TBG 104  for higher yields

T1  -    TBG 104

T2  -   PU 31/LBG 752


Demonstration of sesamum variety Sarada (YLM 66) for higher yields

T1  -    Sarada (YLM 66)

T2  -   Gouri

Plant Protection


Management of  alternaria leaf spot /blight disease  in cotton

Treatment with plot


T1-  Farmers practice (indiscriminate use of fungicides and spraying of carbendazim 1 g/l of water)


T2 - IDM strategy – Technology Assessed

1.   Seed treatment with vitavax 4 g per kg seed

2.   Prophylactic spraying of propiconazole 1ml / carbendazim + mancozeb 2.5g (Saaf) /

 captan + hexaconazole 1g per liter of water at 50 and 75 DAS in endemic areas of  alterneria stem blight occurrence


Mass trapping of pink bollworm through pheromone traps in cotton


T1: Farmers practice (indiscriminate use of pesticides after observing the damage)


•     Sowing of 5 rows with  non bt around the fields

•     installation of 30 no of pheromone traps/ acre from 45 days after sowing

•     Need based application of insecticides once


Integrated  pest management of chilli

T1:  Farmers practice - Spraying above insecticides at 2-3  times at 7-10 day interval

T2: Recommended practice -  Border crop with maize/jowar, seed treatment-imidacloprid @ 8g/ kg seed, timely weed management, removal of alternative host plants, installation of  blue and yellow sticky traps 20/ac each, prophylactic spraying of neem oil @ 5 ml/L, need based application of insectides.


Integrated pest management  in mango



T1:  Farmers  Practice (insanitation of orchards and indiscriminate use of pesticides)


T2: Recommended Practice: Removal of dried branches in off season, collection and destruction of affected fruits, application of neem oil 5 ml/l of water on trunk up to 2  m before flowering, spraying carbaryl 3 g /l at bud initiation and peanut stage (January 2nd week / February 1st week) later need based application of insecticides, no spraying at two weeks before harvesting.



Integrated crop management in mango

T1: Farmers practice

T2: ICM practice

Ø  After harvesting of crop spraying of 1 % urea and pruning of criss-cross & dried branches along with left over fruit stalks followed by spraying of 1% Bordeaux mixture.

Ø  Application of 2/3rd  dose of RDF (60-70 Kg FYM, 750 g urea, 4.2 Kg SSP, 1.2 Kg MOP for each tree above 10 yrs age) during June – July  and  remaining 1/3rd  dose of RDF

 (750 g urea, 2 Kg SSP, 500 g MOP) in February – March .

Ø  Foliar spraying with micronutrient mix (5 g ZnSO4 + 2.5 g FeSO4 + 2 g Borax + 2 g CuSO4 + 3 g MgSO4 per litre of water) thrice i.e., June-July, September –October and December- January.

Ø  Foliar spraying with10 g KNO3 per litre water in 2nd week of October and with 5% NSKE or 3 ml Neem oil in November- December i.e., during flower initiation period.

Ø  Spraying with atrazin @ 800 g / 240 lit water during rainy season for controlling of weeds.

Need based application of pesticides


Integrated weed management in Tomato

T1 : Farmers practice: Manual weeding


ü  Blanket application with pendimethalin @ 2.5 lit per hectare at 2 days after transplanting

ü  Inter row spraying with metribuzine @ 750 g per hectare at 15 days after transplanting.

Hand weeding at 30-35 days after transplanting.


Popularization of chilli variety LCA-625 in uplands of Krishna district

T1- Teja

T2- LCA-625


Soil test based nutrient application in chilli

T1: Farmers practice

 Indiscriminate use of macro nutrients in the form of complex fertilizers and no application of micro nutrients.

T2: Fertilizer application based on soil test.

Home Science


Awareness of Vanaraja  & Rajashri birds to improve income status of farm families.

T1 : Vanaraja birds

T2 : Rajashri birds

T3 : Desi birds


Popularization of  three pronged Wheel Hoe for weeding

T1-Manual weeding

T2- weeding with wheel hoes


Demonstration of Mango Harvesters Designed by IIHR

T1: Harvesting with Mango Harvesters

T2:  Farmers method


Promotion of cotton hand gloves for cutting of fodder  and bhendi

T1: Cutting fodder with cotton hand gloves

T2: Farmers practice (cutting fodder without hand gloves)

Veterinary Science


Assessment and Performance of Super /Thai Napier a Perennial Multi cut in Upland Mandals of Krishna District

T1: Super /Thai Napier

T2:NB Crosses


Introduction of Mineral Mixture and  Deworming in Desi Pigs in Upland Mandals of Krishna District

T1: Mineral Mixture and Deworming



Introduction of  Broad-spectrum Deworming drug and ND Vaccination in Upland Mandals of Krishna District

T1: Broad-spectrum Deworming drug and ND Vaccination



Introduction of FIBC –PPP Bags for storage of Green fodder in Upland Mandals of Krishna District

T1: FIBC –PPP Bags