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Technical Program 2019-20: Rainwater Management

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Sl. No

Code/Year of start /

PI&Co-PIs

Title/Objectives

Crop/Treatments

1.

AGRA/RWM/

CSC/2009/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

SKC

AS

RKY

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

·      Rainfall-runoff relationship

·      Threshold storage and design of pond

·      Water use strategy based on optimization technique.

·      Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond

·      Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems

·      Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Vegetable crops : (kharif) Bottle gourd, chilli (green), okra

Rabi crops :  Barley/fennel, carrot, radish, cabbage

Method of sowing

Flat system

Ridge and furrow system

Sowing method

T1 : Fat sowing

T2 : Ridge and furrow sowing

 Irrigation schedule

T1 : Pre sowing (8 cm)

T2 : 30 DAS (8 cm)

T3 : 45 DAS (8 cm)

T4 : 60 DAS (8 cm)

Design : Split plot ;   Replications: 3 

 

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No.

Code/Year  of start

PI&Co-PIs

Title/Objectives

Crop/Treatments

1.

AKOL/RWM/

CSC/2012/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

RSP

ABT

VVG

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Soybean–chickpea

Treatments:

T1: Protective irrigation

T2: No irrigation

2.

AKOL/RWM/

IMC/2016/

OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

RSP

ABT

VVG

VAA

 

Intercropping of cotton + soybean (2:2) for improving moisture conservation under BBF sowing

Objectives:

  • To developed BBF based intercropping system of soybean and cotton
  • To assess soil moisture improvement with BBF
  • To assess soil improvement of the intercropping system due to BBF

Crops: Cotton (Balwan Bt); Soybean (JS-335)

Treatments

Main plots:

T1:BBF sowing

T2: Normal sowing (flat bed system)

Sub plots:

N1: RDF of cotton (60 :30 :30 kg NPK/ha)

N: 50% N FYM + 30 kg P2O5 + 30 kg K2O fertilizers + 50% N at 30 DAS fertilizer to cotton

N3: 50% N FYM + 30 kg P + 30 kg K fertilizers + 50% N Glyricidia at 30 DAS to cotton

   Non-replicated trial

 

SI.

No

Code/Year of start

PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives

Crop/Treatments

1.

ANAN/RWM/CSC/2009/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

NK

RVR

MVSB

CRK

AMR

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives:

·      Rainfall-runoff relationship

·      Threshold storage and design of pond

·      Water use strategy based on optimization technique

·      Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond

·      Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems

·      Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops : Groundnut,  pigeonpea

Treatments:

T1: Farmers practice (Rainfed)

T2: Supplemental irrigation of 10 mm each through sprinkler system

T3: Supplemental irrigation of 20 mm each through sprinkler system

 

2.

ANAN/RWM/IMC/2015/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

RVR

AMR

MVSB

CRK

NK

Effect of subsoiling on soil properties and and yield of dryland crops

Objectives:

·      To conserve rainwater through subsoiling

·      To study moisture status in soil during dryspell periods

·      To study effect of subsoiling on  growth, yield  and economics of rainfed crops

Crops: Pigeonpea, castor, clusterbean, pearlmillet,  groundnut

Treatments

Main plots: 3

M1: No subsoiling

M2: Subsoiling at 1.0 m distance

M3: Subsoiling at 2.0 m distance

Sub plots: 5

S: Pigeonpea

S2 : Castor

S3 : Clusterbean

S4:  Pearlmillet

S5: Groundnut

Design: Split plot;  Replications: 3

3.

ANAN/RWM/IMC/2016/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AMR

RVR

MVSB

CRK

NK

In-situ moisture conservation in groundnut + pigeonpea intercropping system

Objectives:

·      To study in-situ moisture conservation through conservation furrows in groundnut + pigeonpea intercropping system

 

Crops: Groundnut, pigeonpea

Treatments:

T1: Groundnut + pigeonpea  (8:1)

T2: Groundnut + pigeonpea  (8:1) + CF after every row

T3 : Groundnut + pigeonpea (8:1) + CF after every 2nd  row

T4 : Groundnut + pigeonpea (8:1) + CF after every 4th  row

T5 : Groundnut + pigeonpea (8:1) + CF after every 7th  row

T6 : Groundnut + pigeonpea (8:1) + CF at 3.6 m

Design: RBD;    Replications: 3

 

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PI & Co- PIs

Title/Objectives

Crop/Treatments

1.

ARJIA/RWM/CSC/2017/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKK

RPM

JKB

 

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Pigeonpea (Pusa 992), groundnut (TG 37A)

Treatments:

Main plot : Crops

T1 : Pigeonpea sole – 60 cm

T2 : Groundnut sole  - 30 cm

T3 : Pigeonpea + groundnut  (1:1) ICS, 30 cm :30 cm

T4 : Pigeonpea + groundnut  (2:1) ICS, 45:45:30 cm

T5 :Pigeonpea+ groundnut (2:2) ICS, 30 cm in pairs

Sub plot: Irrigation

I1 :Life saving irrigation during dry spell

I2 : I1+ one irrigation in groundnut for harvesting/digging

I3 : I2 + irrigation in pigeonpea after groundnut       harvest

Design: Split plot;     Replications: 3

2.

ARJIA/RWM /2017/OS

 

 

PI & Co- PIs

AKK

JKB

RPM

Study of different lining materials for seepage control in dug-out farm ponds

Objectives:

  • To find the best lining material for dugout farm ponds

 

 

 

Treatments:

Dugout farm pond and lining materials:

  1. Lining with 750µ polythine (10889)
  2.  Lining with 500µ polythine (10889)
  3. Lining with 500µ polythine (15351)
  4. Lining with stone pitching
  5. Kaccha pond
  6. Lining with 500µ polythine (15351) + bricks

{Bottom:2.0m x2.0m (1:1.5 slop),Upper: 8.0 m  x 8.0 m- one}

  1. Exiting cement concrete farm pond with 750µ polythine (10889)

Pond size : {Bottom:2.0 m x2.0 m (1:1 slope),

                     Upper: 8.0 m x 8.0 m}, 3.0 m depth

3.

ARJIA/RWM /2018/OS

 

PI & Co- PIs

AKK

JKB

RPM

In-situ moisture conservation strategies for maize cultivation in rainfed areas  

Objectives :

  • To find out the best in-situ moisture conservation practice for maize cultivation
  • To study the effect of in-situ moisture  conservation practices on soil and rainwater conservation 

Crops: Maize

Treatments:

T1: Cultivator  (farmer practice)

T2: Vibro chisel plough

T3: Chisel plough

T4: M.B. plough

T5: Tota plough 

 

Replication: Non replicated

 

 

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PI&Co-PIs

Title/Objectives

Crop/Treatments

1.

BS/RWM/ CSC/2009/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AY

MJS

AK

PSS

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Kharif: Maize, okra; Rabi: Wheat,  pea

Treatments:

Kharif: Maize & okra

  • Life saving irrigation to maize during dry spells
  • Irrigation to okra at 50% of ET

Rabi: Wheat & pea

  • Supplemental irrigation at critical growth stages in wheat
  • Irrigation to pea at 50% of ET

 

 

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No

Code PI & Co-PIs 

Title/Objectives /Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1.

VIJA/

RWM/

2007 /

OS

 

 

PI & Co-PIs 

MSS

VSS

SCA

Catchment- storage- command area relationship for increasing water productivity in micro watersheds

Objectives:

  • To Develop the catchment storage and       command relationship for farm ponds
  • To demonstrate and determine WUE of different water saving techniques
  • To promote double cropping system and techniques for enhancing cropping intensity and crop yield by efficient utilization of water
  • To reduce the evaporation losses

Crops: Sorghum, Chickpea, Sunflower, Pigeonpea, Greengram, Sapota, Jasmine, Bt Cotton

T1:  One irrigation of 5 cm depth

T2:  Control plot without irrigation

Apart from the above treatments following studies would be taken up:

  • Water balance of pond
  • Develop  rainfall runoff relation
  • Develop catchment –    
  • Command relationship
  • Determine WUE for

different water saving     

techniques.

  • Quantification of water supplied through sprinkler to field crops and through drip to sapota

Run off    & Water budgeting studies

No.of run off events, Water stored in the farm pond \ Duration of availability of water in the pond quality of irrigation water, No. of irrigations and what stage of the crop, Kind  ( sprinkler)  and Quantity of each irrigation

Cost of each irrigation (including the cost of microirrigation systems, lifting from the pond using pumps, labour charges etc)

Observations on crops:  As per crop given earlier.

Sorghum:

Panicle length, Plant height, Days to 50% flowering, Days to Maturity

Grain yield, Straw yield, Harvest Index, 1000 Grain Weight,Economics,

Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm)

No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Sunflower: Days to Maturity, Seed yield, Haulm yield

Harvest Index, 100 Seed Weight

Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm)

No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Pigeonpea:

Fruiting branches/Plant, Days to 50 % flowering, Pods/Plant, Seeds/Pod , Days to Maturity, Seed Yield, Stalk Yield, Harvest Index, 100 Seed Weight, Economics, Net Returns,

BC Ratio, Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm), No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),

RWUE

Greengram:  Days to 50 % flowering

Pods/Plant, Seed Yield, Stalk Yield

100 Seed Weight, Economics,

Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm)

No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Soil :

Soil moisture, Water use efficiency, and infiltration

Plant:

Environment :

Crop seasonal rainfall, Minimum & Maximum Temperature, Runoff, Evaporation, AET, PET and water balance

Other parameters:

CGP,  Moisture availability at different crop growing stages, Extreme events, Economic analysis

2

VIJA/

RWM/

CROP/

2012-16/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

MSS

SCA

STH

Determination of crop management factor values for the prevailing cropping system of vijayapur district

Objectives:

  • To determine crop-factor values for the prevailing cropping system of Bijapur District
  • To determine the runoff and soil losses for the prevailing cropping system

Crops: Sorghum, sunflower,pigeonpea, chickpea, greengram,

T1: With crop

T2: Without crop

Design: RBD

Replications: 3

Sunflower: as given earlier

Pigeonpea: as given earlier

Sorghum: as given earlier

Chickpea:

Days to 50% flowering, No.of nodules, Nodules fresh weight, Pods/Plant, Days to Maturity, Seed yield, Stalk yield, Harvest Index,

100 Seed Weight, Economics,

Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm)

No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Soil :

Soil moisture, Soil loss, Water use efficiency, In-situ & ex-situ moisture and infiltration

Plant:

Environment :

Crop seasonal rainfall, Minimum & Maximum Temperature, Runoff, Evaporation, AET, PET and water balance

Other parameters:

CGP,  Moisture availability at different crop growing stages, Extreme events, Economic analysis

 

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Code

PI & Co-PI

Title / Objectives/Crops / Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1.

BNCA/

RWM/CROP/ 2013-LT/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

PKS

PN,

DS, PB1

MKS, AKR

Studies on effectiveness of different lining materials on rainwater storage in farm pond

Objectives :

  • To find out the efficiency of different low cost lining materials for rainwater storage in farm pond
  • To monitor seepage and percolation loss using different low cost lining material

Treatments:

  • Contorl (No lining)
  • Cow dung + soil plaster (2:5)
  • Cement + soil plaster (2:10)
  • Polythene sheet  (Low cost- Locally available)

Environment:

Water stored in farm pond, Duration of availability of water in the farm pond,  Seasonal rainfall, Min & Max temperature, Runoff, Evaporation,  PET and water balance

2.

BNCA/ RWM/ CROP/ 2015-LT/OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

PKS

PN

DS

MKS

 PB1

AKR

 

 

Enhancing crop productivity through harvested rainwater under rainfed condition

Objectives :

  • To find out the efficiency of harvested rainwater on productivity of crops in different cropping system.
  • To relate harvest potential of tank with water required under different treatment combinations.

Cropping Sequences:

Potato - maize (kharif)-  maize(rabi),

Toria-Ahu rice-Green gram and green manuring crop

Treatments:

Irrigation level: (2)

R0: Control (rainfed)

R1:  Life saving irrigation(during dry spell)

 Cropping System:(4)

C1: Potato - maize (kharif) - green gram

C2: Potato - maize (kharif) - green manuring crop

C3: Toria - Ahu rice (aerobic) - green gram

C4: Toria - Ahu rice (aerobic) - green manuring crop

Plot size: 10 m X 10 m

Design: Factorial RBD with 3 replications

Pond : Water stored in the farm pond, duration of availability of water in the pond, number of irrigations and stage of the crop, type (flood, drip, sprinkler, etc.) and quantity and cost of each irrigation

Soil: Soil moisture, water use efficiency, soil nutrient status

Crop: Morphological, phonological, yield attributes and yield of potato, maize, mustard, green gram and green manuring crop

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm): Number of dry spells and stage of crop, duration of each dry spell, RWUE

Environment: Min & max temperature, runoff, evaporation, and water balance

Other parameters:

Soil moisture at different crop stages,weather aberrations/ extreme events

3.

BNCA/

RWM/       

TORIA/

2015-LT

/OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

PB1

PKS

DS

BPG

MH

SB

AKR

NK

Evaluation of polymers for high water productivity in high value vegetable crops (tomato- late cauliflower- okra ) under upland conditions of North Bank Plains Zone of Assam

Objectives :

  • To  study the influence of polymer on performance of tomato- late cauliflower- okra cropping sequence
  • To assess the soil moisture dynamics with the use of polymer

Treatments:

T1: Control

T2 : Polymer A @ 12.5 kg/ha

T3 : Polymer A @ 25 kg/ha

T4 : Polymer A @ 50 kg/ha

T5 : Polymer B @ 12.5 kg/ha

T6 : Polymer B @ 25 kg/ha

T7 : Polymer B @ 50 kg/ha

Design: RBD with 3 replications

Soil : OC, SN,SP and SK, soil moisture status during crop growth, moisture release pattern (Lab study with pressure plate apparatus)

Plant :  Days to Maturity,  yield and yield attributing characters, Harvest Index, ,Economics, Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm) , No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),RWUE, Economics, Uptake N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg

 

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Code PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations / Analysis

  1.  

BENG/

RWM/

CROP/

2009 - LT/

OS

 

 

PI &

Co-PI

MNT

BKR

DK

BNJ

 

Catchment-storage command relationship for enhancing water productivity in micro-watershed

Objectives :

  • Rainfall–runoff relationship
  • Seepage studies in farm pond
  • Selection of efficient water lifting and distribution devices
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Sub project

Reduced Runoff farming for sustainable dryland production and Enhancement of water productivity in the catchment

Crop: Finger millet, papaya, banana, curry leaf, guava, amla, pomello

vegetables : gourds and ornamental garden plants

Treatments :

T1: Life saving irrigation (finger millet)

T2: Fish culture

T3: Horticulture components around the pond (papaya, curry leaf, guava,  gourds, leafy vegetables)

T4: Nourishing horticultural crops planted elsewhere Design: Non replicated large sized research cum demo plots

S1:Pomelo + finger millet

S2: Pigeonpea + cowpea (Khus upper)

Pigeonpea + field bean (Khus Lower)

S3: Forage crop -

Horsegram (Nase upper)

Forage crop-

Chickpea/cowpea  (Nase lower)

S4:Finger millet + pigeonpea (8:2)

S5: Aerobic rice

Soil moisture content, soil loss, seepage loss, water use efficiency, In-situ & ex-situ moisture and infiltration, crop seasonal rainfall, minimum & maximum temp., evaporation, and water balance, runoff,  no. of runoff events,

water stored in the farm pond \

duration of availability of water in the pond, no. of irrigations and stage of the crop, method (flood)  and quantity of each irrigation,

cost of each irrigation (including the cost of lifting from the pond using pumps, labour charges etc)

Finger millet: Days to maturity, seed and straw yield, harvest index, 100 seed weight, economics

Other parameters: Initial soil analysis for macronutrients, OC, pH, EC etc.

Papayaguava: Till  fruiting

Establishment in the first year - mortality, water use by each plant,

plant height (cm), girth  (cm),

other growth parameters specific to species, land quality

From the fruiting year

Fruit yield/tree, economics

Banana/gourds: Fruit yield, economics, moisture availability at different crop growing stages, weather aberration extreme events, economic analysis

  1.  

BENG/

RWM/

CROP/ 1998 - 

LT/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PI

MNT

BKR

AS

 

Efficient utilization of farm pond water for intensive and profitable crop production

Objectives:

  • To identify a profitable double cropping system involving fodder crop during early kharif to be followed by chickpea in rabi
  • To identify suitable chickpea variety for late sowing after fodder crops
  • To optimize the fertilizer dose for late sown chickpea crop on cropping system basis under protective irrigation
  • To work out the economics of double cropping system.

Crops: Fodder pearl millet, Fodder maize, Sweet sorghum, Chickpea

Fodder crops - 3 species

Chickpea – 2 varieties

Fertilizer levels - 2 treatments

 Split- plot, 3 Reps

Soil :Rainwater harvesting and efficient utilization : as given above, Fodder pearl millet/ Maize/ Sweet Sorghum:  Biomass yield Economics

Observations in Chickpea:

Days to 50% flowering

Observation in Chickpea at harvest: No .of nodules/Nodules  fresh weight, Pods/Plant, Days to Maturity, Seed yield, Stalk yield

Harvest Index, 100 Seed Weight

Economics, Crop Seasonal Rainfall mm)  No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Vegetables:  as given earlier

Soil moisture, Soil loss, Water use efficiency, In-situ & ex-situ moisture

Environment: Minimum & Maximum Temp.

Other parameters: Soil Moisture availability at different crop growing stages, Extreme events

  1.  

BENG/

RWM/

CROP/  2014 – 17/

OS

 PI &

Co-PI

MNT

BKR

AS

Effect of Polymers on performance of fingermillet under rainfed condition

Objectives:

  • To study the influence of polymers on the performance of finger millet
  • To assess the soil moisture dyanmics with the use of polymers

Treatments:

T1 : Control

T2 : PolymerA @25 kg/ha

T3 : PolymerA @50 kg/ha

T4 : PolymerA @75 kg/ha

T5 : Polymer B @25 kg/ha

T6 : Polymer B @50 kg/ha

T7 : Polymer B @75 kg/ha

RBD,  3 Reps

Soil moisture content, Growth parameters, Yield and yield parameters and Initial soil fertility

  1.  

BENG/

RWM/

CROP/ 2014 – LT/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PI

MNT

BKR

AS

Long term studies on effect of Polymers on soil moisture dynamics and performance of fingermillet under rainfed condition

Objectives:

  • To study the longer term influence of polymer on performance of finger millet
  • To assess the soil moisture dynamics with soil polymer on long term basis

Treatments:

Factor A

P1 : Polymer A

P2 : Polymer B

Factor B

T1 : Control

T2 : Once in 2 years

T3 : Once in 3 years

T4 : Once in 4 years

T5 : Once in 5 years

Factorial RBD,  3 Reps

Soil moisture content, Growth parameters, Yield and yield parameters

  1.  

BENG/

RWM/

CROP/

2014 - LT/

OS

 

 

 

PI &

Co-PI

DK

BKR

AS

Evaluation of trench-cum-cresent bunding system for enhancing productivity of dryland orchards

Objectives:

  • To quantify the runoff, soil and nutrient losses in different conservation techniques
  • To determine the soil moisture status at regular interval due to conservation techniques
  • To estimate the peak rate of runoff in relation to rainfall intensity
  • To compare the fruit yield among the systems
  • To workout the economics of the system

T1 : Trench–cum-crescent bund technique  across the slope at 4.5 m horizontal interval between two rows of trenches

T2 : Continuos trenches using deeptrencher

T3 : No trenches (Control)

Runoff, soil and nutrient analysis, Soil moisture status at regular interval in different conservation techniques, Fruit yield, Runoff in relation to Rainfall intensity

 

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Crop/Treatments

1.

CHIA/RWM/ 2016/OS

 

PI & Co-PI

 

PK

AS

KSM

 

Effect of tillage and mulching on productivity of maize under dryland conditions.

Objectives:

·      To study the influence of tillage and mulching practices on crop productivity, economics, soil properties and rain water use  efficiency under dryland condition

·      To find out suitable cultural practices for in situ rainwater management practice for maize

Crop: Maize

Treatments :

Main plot: Tillage

T1: Conventional,

T2: Minimum,

T3: Raised bed sowing

Sub plot: Mulching

M1: No. mulch

M2: Farm waste mulch

M3: Polythene mulch

 M4:Soil mulch

Design: Split-plot ; Replications: 4

 

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Crop/ Treatments

1.

 

FAIZ/RWM/

CSC/2016/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

HCS

NK

RK

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Pigeonpea, maize, mustard, paddy,

            vegetable crops

 

 

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PI&Co-PIs

                      Title/Objectives

               Crop/Treatments

1.

HISA/RWM/

CSC/2010/OS

 

PI & Co-Pis

KC

SKS

SKT

AK

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling.

Kharif : Pearlmillet, greengram

 

  • Life saving irrigation during dry spell

 

Rabi: Mustard and chickpea

 

  • Supplemental irrigation at critical growth stages

 

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1.


 

INDO/RWM/

CS/2008 /OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

DHR

MLJ

BS

DVB

 

 

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: soybean-chickpea

Horticultural crops: vegetables, flowers

Fodder

Treatments :

  1. Rainfed condition: 
  2. T1: Soybean-chickpea
  3. T2: Soybean-potato

T3: Maize-chickpea

T4: Soybean-onion

 

 

 

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  1.  

JPUR/RWM/ CSC/2010/LT/OF and OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AP

TC

AKK

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond.
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Water harvesting structures (one under OS and one under OF)

Rabi crops: Fieldpea, chickpea and vegetables

Treatments :

T1: One irrigation (sprinkler)

T2: Two irrigations (sprinkler)

T3: Farmers’ practice (flood irrigation)

 

 

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PI &Co-PI

Title/Objectives

Crop/Treatments

1.

KOVI/RWM/

CSC/2006 /OS

 

PI  & Co-PIs

NA

SM

KB

VS

AS

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives:

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling
  • To quantify and prevent the evaporation losses from the farm pond by using different organo materials

Crops: Rainfed crops

Treatments:

T1: Crop (rainfed)

T2: Crop with supplemental irrigation through sprinkler irrigation

Note: Catchment: (1 ha)

     Pond dimension: 25 m x 13 m x 1.5 m

Lining: Random rubble masonry

Treatments:

T1: Control

T2: Steryl alcohol

T3: Cetyl alcohol

T4: Neem oil

T5: Illuppai / pungam oil

T6: LDPE sheet

T7: Bamboo sheet

T8: Flop of silver oak / Ailanthus

T9: Azolla

Design: RBD;   Replications: 3

2.

KOVI/RWM/ COTT/2014/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

SM

KB

VS

NA

AS

Evaluation of  tillage methods for improving water use efficiency in rainfed cotton–greengram rotation

Objective :

  • To find the effect of tillage methods on soil moisture storage and yield of crops
  • To study the effect of tillage on soil properties

Crop : Greengram (CO 6)

Treatments :

T1: Conventional tillage (Disc ploughing once + tiller  ploughing twice)

T2: Chisel ploughing (Chisel ploughing once + tiller ploughing once)

T3: Rotavator  ploughing once + chisel ploughing

T4: Conservation tillage

Design : RBD; Replications: 5

 

SI. No.

Code/year of start

PI&Co-PIs

Title/ Objectives

Crop/ Treatments

1.

PARB/RWM/ CSC/2011/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

MSP

WN

BVA

GRH

 

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Soybean, safflower

Treatments: 

Kharif - Soybean

T1: One protective irrigation at branching (sensitive stage)

T2: Control

Rabi- Safflower

T1: One protective irrigation at branching

T2: Two protective irrigations at branching and flowering

T3: One protective irrigation at branching (alternate row)

T4: Two protective irrigations at branching and flowering (alternate row)

T5: Control (no protective irrigation)

Design: RBD;  Replications: 4

2.

PARB/RWM/DS/2018/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

WN

BVA

MSP

GRH

Effect of subsoiling on yield of soybean in rainfed condition  

Objectives:

  • To study the effect of subsoiling on growth and yield of soybean.
  • To find out suitable distance/ spacing for subsoiling
  • To study the economic  feasibility of subsoiling

 Crop: Soybean

 Treatments:

 Main plot: Subsoiling

 T1: Subsoiling at every year

 T2: Subsoiling at alternate year

 T3: Subsoiling once in three year

Sub plots: Horizontal distance of subsoiling

 T1: No subsoiling (control)

 T2: Horizontal distance of subsoiling at 150 cm

 T3: Horizontal distance of subsoiling at 180cm

   T4: Horizontal distance of subsoiling at 210 cm

 

 

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Crop/ Treatments

1.

PHUL/RWM/ CSC/2015/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

SKB

DKB

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity in a micro-watershed

Objectives:

  • To quantify the runoff water harvested in farm pond through rainfall events
  • To assess the availability of surplus water stored in farm pond
  • To determine the seepage and evaporation losses
  • To determine the area to be irrigated by stored water
  • To assess the efficient use of stored water to increase productivity

Crops: Okra–radish

Treatments:

T1 :Life saving irrigation for okra crop if required + one protective irrigation of 5 cm for radish crop

T2 : Life saving irrigation for okra crop if required + two protective irrigation of 5 cm for radish crop

T3 : Control (no protective irrigation)

 

2.

PHUL/RWM/2015/OS

 

PI &Co-PIs

SKB

DKB

 

Effect of in situ soil moisture conservation methods and rainwater harvesting on performance of vegetable–vegetable sequence

Objectives:

  • To study the effect of soil moisture conservation methods on soil moisture content, growth, yield and economics of kharif   vegetables
  • To study the feasibility of recycling of harvested rain water from soil moisture conservation methods for growing of rabi  vegetables

Crops: Tomato - radish             

Treatments:

Main plot

P0 - No irrigation

P1 - Irrigation 

Sub-plot (soil moisture conservation method)

T1:Broad bed furrow system

T2:Broad bed furrow system + organic mulching

T3:Ridge and furrow system

T4:Ridge and furrow system+ organic mulching

 Design: Split plot; Replications: 3

 

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Crop/Treatments

1

RAJK/RWM/

2017 /OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

HRV

DPS

DSH

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives:

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crop: Groundnut

Stored water will be utilized to irrigate groundnut crop at critical stage during dry spell and effect on yield will be assessed in comparison with non irrigated plot

2.

RAJK/ISRWM/COT/2019/OS

HRV

DSH

 

Response of tillage and in-situ moisture conservation on alteration of soil in cotton crop

Objectives:

  • To evaluate the effect of in-situ moisture conservation on crop yields and economics
  • To identify suitable in-situ moisture conservation practice for cotton

Crop: Cotton

Treatments:

T1: Rotavator (just after harvest) + cultivator

T2: Rotavator (1month after harvest) + cultivator

T3: Rotavator just after harvest

T4: Cultivator cum pulverizer (just after harvest) + cultivator

T5: Cultivator cum pulverizer (just after harvest)

T6: Cultivation twice with cultivator (Control)

Large plots

 

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1.

RAKH/RWM/CS/2016/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

APS

JK

BS

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Maize and wheat

Treatments:

T1: Farmer’s practice

T2: One life saving irrigation at critical stage through sprinkler system

T3: Two life saving irrigations at critical stages through sprinkler system

 

 

 

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of start

PI & Co PIs

                Title/ Objectives

           Crop/Treatments

1.

REWA/RWM/

2018/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

NKK

SMK

DPD

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Kharif: Soybean, rice

Rabi: Chickpea, mustard, coriander and wheat

Treatments:

T1: Protective irrigation

T2: Control (no irrigation)

Design: Non replicated

 

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Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1

SKNA/

RWM/

CROP/

2015- 20/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

RNS

NIP

FBP

GNP

Catchment -storage -command area and feasibility of rabi crop using harvested rain water through MIS

  • To find out the most suitable crop using harvested rain water through MIS
  • To work out economics of different crops
  • To find out WUE

Treatments:Crops

T1 : Cumin

T2 : Mustard

T3 :Fennel

Repli. 7

Cumin:

Crop wise yield and yield attributes

WUE

Other parameters: Economic analysis


2

 

SKNA/

RWM/

CROP/

2010- 19/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

RNS

NIP

GNP

KJP

CRK

FBP

 

Effect of land configuration and mulches on growth, yield and economics of cotton under rainfed condition (at Radhanpur dist. Patan)

Objectives:

  • To find out the most  suitable land configuration method for soil moisture conservation
  • To study the effect of mulches on growth,  yield and soil  moisture conservation
  • To asses the impact of land configuration method and mulches on crop yield and soil fertility
  • To work out economics of different treatments

Crop: Cotton (G.cot. 21)

Treatments:

Main plot:

Land configuration

M1 : Ridge and furrow method of  sowing

M2 : Open furrow at 3.6 m interval

M3 :  Farmers’ method         (Flat bed sowing)

Sub plot : Mulches

S1 : No mulch (3-4 inter  culturing)

S2 : Castor shell mulch @ 10    t/ha after last  interculturing (60-75  DAS)

S3 : Mustard straw mulch @ 10 t/ha after last interculturing (60-75 DAS)

S4 : Sun hemp in-situ as a mulch (45 DAS)

Soil :

Rain water use efficiency

Cotton

Bolls/Plant, Days to first picking,

Days to last picking, Seed cotton yield, Lint yield, Seed Index (100 Seed Weight), Economics,

Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm)

No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Environment Minimum & Maximum Temperature

Other parameters:

 Extreme events, Economic analysis

3

SKNA/

RWM/

CROP/

2014- 20/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

RNS

NIP

GNP

CRK

FBP

 

Enhancing RWUE of castor under dryland condition with hydrogel

Objectives:

  • To find out the most suitable use of hydrogel for soil moisture conservation
  • To asses the impact of hydrogel on crop yield and soil fertility
  • To work out economics of different treatments

Crop: Castor

Treatments:

T1 : No hydrogel

T2 : 2.5 kg/ha hydrogel

T3 :5.0 kg/ha hydrogel

T4 : 7.5 kg/ha hydrogel

  T5 : 10.0 kg/ha hydrogel

Soil : N, P, K, Castor : Capsules/Plant, Days to Maturity, Seed yield,Stalk yield,Harvest Index, 100 Seed Weight & Economics,

Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm) ,No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),RWUE

Other parameters: Moisture availability at different crop growth stages, Economic analysis

 

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Crop/Treatments

1

SOLA/RWM/

2017 /OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

RMG

SKU

VMA

NBM

TSB

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Modifications in the location specific constants in rainfall intensity-frequency-duration relationship for Solapur region

Objectives:

  • To analyses the raingauge charts for rainfall intensity for different durations
  • To calculate the constants k, a, b and d  in rainfall  intensity-frequency-duration  relationship

Crops: Pigeonpea/pearlmillet /greengram/

sorghum/ chickpea/sunflower/safflower

Treatments:

T1: One irrigation of 5 cm depth

T2: Control plot without irrigation

Analysis of historical automatic raingauge charts available and calculate and modify the constants k, a, b and d in rainfall intensity-frequency-duration relationship for Solapur region

 

Sl. No

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Title/ Objectives

Crop/ Treatments

1.

VARA/RWM/2009/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKN

JPS

ND

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops:

C1: Okra

C2: Bottle gourd

C3: Cowpea

C4: Sponge gourd

C5: Bitter gourd

Irrigation:

Optimization of water use by varying frequency and amount of water applied (I1& I2)

Design: Factorial RBD;   Replications: 3

  • To study the performance of rice/pulses in double cropping system under residual moisture

 

Crops:

Rice-pea

Rice-chickpea

Rice-rajma

With pre-sowing irrigation / residual moisture

Design: RBD;   Replications: 3

2.

VARA/RWM/2016/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKN

JPS

ND

 

Effect of tillage and land configuration on growth and yield of kharif  maize

Objective:

  • To study the effect of tillage and land surface modification on growth and yield of kharif   maize

 

 

Crop: Maize

Treatments:

Main plot:

A. Conventional tillage (2 diskings + 1 criss cross cultivation)

B. Summer ploughing + conventional tillage

Sub plot:

T1: Line sowing

T2: Ridge furrow planting

T3: Raised bed planting (two rows in each bed)

T4: Ridge furrow planting + straw mulch

T5: Raised bed planting (two rows in each bed) + straw mulch

Design: Split plot;   Replications: 3

 

Village: Yerraguntapalli                         Mandal: Peapully                     District: Kurnool

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On farm-Participatory  Research /Technology Development and Refinement

  1.  

ANAN/

PTD/

RWM/

GNUT/

2015-17/

ORP

 

 

PI &              Co PIs

AMR

KB

MSR

BSR

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system
  • To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Farm pond size : To be evaluated(10x10x2.5 m3

10x30x2.5 m3/10x8x2.5 m3)

Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Crop :groundnut/ /pegionpea /other crops

10x10x2.5 m3

10x30x2.5 m3/10x8x2.5 m3

Supplemental/life saving  irrigation from the farm pand

Soil :

Experimental area (ha), soil moisture content, soil loss, amount applied:additional yield obtained, WUE, incremental WUE, crop stage at irrigation, economics, any refinement

Farmpond:Quantification of losses from pond:RWUE,

Availability of water in farmpond over time :measuring strength of soil:cement lining for retention of water in the farrmpond

Crop:yield and economics

  1.  

ANAN/

PTD/

RWM/

GNUT/

2015-17/

ORP

 

PI &              Co PIs

KB/AMR/

MSR

BSR

Evaluation of in-situ moisture conservation practices to mitigate dryspells

Objectives:

  • To evaluate land configuration with suitable implement / in-situ moisture conservation practice
  • To study the performance of the practice for higher yield and income

T1-Formation of conservation furrow with suitable implements in groundnut

 T2-Farmers’practice

Experimental area (ha), Soil moisture content, additional yield obtained, RWUE, any refinement.

Crop -yield and economics

  1.  

ANAN/

PTD/

RWM/

GNUT/

2015 -17/

ORP

 

PI &              Co PIs

AMR

KB

MSR

BSR

Improving the productivity of groundnut and pigeonpea intercropping system by deep tillage under rainfed conditions

Objectives

1.To study effect of deep tillage on in-situ soil moisture conservation  in groundnut

2.To study effect of  deep tillage practices on growth, yield and economics of groundnut+ pigeonpea intercropping system

Crop : Groundnut, pigeonpea

Treatments :

T1-Farmers’ practice

T2-Deep tillage by chisel plough

T3-Deep tillage by duck foot five row cultivator

Soil :

Experimental area (ha), soil moisture content,Crop -yield and economics

 

Village : Nevariaya                      Mandal : Gangarar                     District : Chittorgarh

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On farm-Participatory  Research /Technology Development and Refinement

1

ARJI/PTD

RWM/

MAIZ/

2015-17/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKK

RKS

JKB B

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system
  • To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Farm pond size : To be evaluated

Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Crop : Major rainfed crops, crop diversification

Agri-horti systems

Life saving/supplemental irrigation

Economics

Days to maturity

Seed yield

Stalk yield

Harvest index,

100 seed weight

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm)

RWUE

Farmers' feed back

2

ARJI/PTD

RWM/

MAIZ/

2015-17/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKK

RKS

JKB B

   Evaluation of in-situ moisture conservation practices to mitigate dryspells

 Objectives:

  • To evaluate land configuration with suitable implement / in-situ moisture conservation practice
  • To study the performance of the practice for higher yield and income

Crop: Maize

Treatments :

A. Soil & water conservation measures

i.  Peripheral bunding

ii.  Deep ploughing

iii. Chiselling

B. Conservation farming

i.  Tillage against  the slope 

ii. Sowing against the slope

iii. Soil mulching

iv. Ridge after sowing (30 DAS)

B. Farmer’s practice

Crop yield and economics, RWUE, number of dry spells and stage of occurrence, duration of dry spells, farmers’ feed back

3

ARJI/PTD

RWM/

MAIZ/

2015-17/

ORP

PI & Co-PIs

AKK

RKS

JKB

Enhancing productivity of rainfed maize through use of agro-chemicals

Objective:

  • To study the effect of agro-chemicals on yield of rainfed maize.
  • To find out the effect of agro-chemicals under adverse weather situation

  Locations-5, Area- 2.0 ha

Crop : Maize

Treatments

T1 - RDF + No spray

T2 –RDF + Water spray

T3 – RDF+ KNO3 (1 or 2 spray @ 1%) 

Crop yield and economics, RWUE, number of dry spells and stage of occurrence, duration of dry spells farmers’ feed back.

 

Village:Behdarya                           Taluk :Talwara                         District: Hoshiarpur

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  1.  

BS/PTD/

RWM/

Crop /

2015/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

VS

MJS

Effect of vegetative barriers on the productivity of maize – wheat cropping system

Objectives:

  • To select grass species for effective checking of soil erosion and in-situ rainwater conservation
  • To study the effect of vegetative barriers in terms of crop yield and biomass

Crops: Vegetative barriers & Crops

Treatments :

(Vegetative barriers)

T1 : Control

T2 : Napier hybrid bajra

T3 : Local grass

Days to maturity

Grain Yield

Straw Yield

Harvest index

Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall,Soil moisture content, Water use efficiency

  1.  

BS/PTD/

RWM/

MAIZE-

WHEAT /

2015/

ORP

PI & Co-PIs

VS

MJS

Effect of tillage on the crop productivity in maize-wheat sequence under dryland condition

Objectives:

  • To study the effect of tillage on productivity of rainfed maize and wheat

Crops: Maize, Wheat

Treatments :

T1: Conventional tillage (CT) + interculture

T2: Reduced tillage (50% CT) + interculture

T3: Reduced tillage (50% CT) + Herbicide

Days to maturity

Grain Yield

Straw Yield

Harvest index

Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall

Soil moisture content, Water use efficiency

Soil physicochemical properties

  1.  

BS/PTD/

RWM/

CROPS /

2015/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

VS

MJS

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system

To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Water Harvesting structures -1

Rabi crops: Wheat, oil seed crops and vegetables

Crop seasonal rainfall,Minimum & Maximum Temperature,Evaporation, and water balance,No.ofrun off events,water stored in the farm pond ,Duration of availability of water in the pond,Quality of irrigation water,No. of irrigations

 

Villages: Baichenahalli, Irakasandra              Taluk:Koratagere            District:Tumakuru

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On farm-Participatory Research/Technology Development and Refinement

1

BANG/PTD/

RWM/CROP/2015-18/ORP

 

PI &Co-PIs

BKR

DK

MNT

 

Evaluation of in-situ moisture conservation practices to mitigate dry spells

Objectives:

  • To evaluate land configuration with suitable implement / in-situ moisture conservation practice
  • To study the performance of the practice for higher yield and income
  • Crop: Finger millet etc
  • Cropping system: Finger millet/groundnut based intercropping systems
  • Conservation furrow

RWUE

 Intercropping systems

Days to maturity  for main and intercrop, Grain/Seed yield of crops, Straw/Stalk yield of crops, Main crop equivalent yield, LER,  economic analysis, crop seasonal rain fall (mm), number of dry spells and at what stage of crop duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), Any refinement formers feedback

2

BANG/PTD/

RWM/CROP/2015-18/ORP

 

 

PI &Co-PIs

BKR

DK

MNT

 

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system
  • To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Farm pond size : To be evaluated

Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Crop : Major rainfed crops, crop diversification

Agri-Harti systems

Life saving/supplemental irrigation

Economics,Days to maturity,Seed yield,Stalk yield,Harvest index,100 seed weight,Crop seasonal rainfall (mm),RWUE,Farmers' feed back

 

 Village: Gonda                                 Mandal: Meral                              District: Garhwa

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Title/ Objectives/Crop/ Treatments/Observation

On farm-Participatory  Research /Technology Development and Refinement

1

CHIA/PTD

RWM/

CROP/

2015-17/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

DNS

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system
  • To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Farm pond size : To be evaluated

Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Crop : Major rainfed crops, crop diversification

Agri-horti systems

Treatments : As per need

Economics

Days to maturity

Seed yield

Stalk yield

Harvest index,

100 seed weight

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm)

RWUE

Farmers' feed back

2

CHIA/PTD

RWM/

CROPS/

2015-17/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

DNS

  Evaluation of in-situ moisture conservation practices to mitigate dryspells

Objectives:

  • To evaluate land configuration with suitable implement / in-situ moisture conservation practice
  • To study the performance of the practice for higher yield and income

Crops: Major Kharif and Rabi

crops

1.Recommended in-situ moisture conservation practices

2.Farmers’ method

Days to Maturity, seed yield, stalk yield, harvest index, 100 seed wt., economics, crop seasonal rainfall (mm), no. of dry spells and stage of crop, duration of each dry spell RWUE, nodulation

 

              Village : Chhaparjogiyan                                               District:Bhiwani

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Co-PI

Title/Objectives /Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

On farm-Participatory Research /Technology Development and Refinement

1.

HISA/ PTD/

RWM/

CROP/

2014-17/

ORP

 

PI &

Co-PIs

PKB

RSM

 

Effect of moisture conservation on productivity of chickpea and  mustard

Objective:

  • To demonstrate various implements for moisture conservation in raising major rabi crops viz. chickpea and mustard

Crops: Mustard and  chickpea

Treatments:

T1- Disc harrow

T2- Country plough

Soil

Soil moisture content, Water use efficiency, In-situ & ex-situ moisture

Mustard:

Days to maturity, Seed yield, Haulm yield, Harvest index, 1000 seed weight, Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm), No. of dry spells and stage of  crop, duration of each dry spell (with days and month),

RWUE

Chickpea:

Days to maturity, Seed yield, Stalk yield, Harvest index, 100 seed weight, Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm), No. of dry spells and  stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Farmers' feedback on

any refinement

2

HISA/ PTD/

RWM/

CROP/

2014-17/

ORP

 

PI &

Co-PIs

PKB

RSM

 

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system
  • To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Farm pond size : To be evaluated

Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Crop : Major rainfed crops, crop diversification

Agri-Harti systems

Life saving/supplemental irrigation

Economics

Days to maturity

Seed yield

Stalk yield

Harvest index,

100 seed weight

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm)

RWUE

Farmers' feed back

Technology Upscaling

3

HISA/

TU/

 RWM/

CPDM/

2014- 17/ORP

PI &

Co-PIs

 RSM

PKB

Drought management in pearl millet

Objective:

  • To manage drought conditions and to mitigate adverse weather situations

Crop: Pearl millet

Treatments :

T1- Pearl millet

       (45 cm)

T2- 3rd  row harvesting for fodder 30 DAS

Pearl millet: As given earlier

Farmers' feedback

on any refinement

 4

HISA/ TU/

RWM/

CROP/

2014 - 17/

ORP

PI &

Co-PIs

RSM

PKB

Enhancing  rain water conservation in soil profile

Objective:

  • Addition of pond silt to increase moisture retention

Crop: Chickpea / mustard

T1_- Untreated plot

T2- Plot with pond silt

       addition  @ 40 t/ha

Soil

Soil moisture content, Water use efficiency, in-situ and ex-situ moisture

Chickpea:

Days to maturity, Grain and straw yield,

 Harvest  index, 1000 grain weight, Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm),No. of  dry spells and  stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (with days and month),RWUE

Mustard:

Days to maturity, Seed yield, Haulm yield, Harvest index, 100 seed weight, Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm),No. of dry spells and  stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (with days and month), RWUE

Farmers' feedback on,any refinement

 

Village: Piplodadwarkadheesh                    Taluk: Ujjain                          District: Ujjain   

S.

N.

Code PI  & Co-PIs

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

On farm-Participatory Research /Technology Development and Refinement

1

INDO/PTD

RWM/ Soy/2015 - 17/

ORP

 

PI &

Co-PI

DHR/SM

Increasing water availability for enhancing crop productivity through creation of water harvesting tank in new ORP site through participatory mode.

Objectives:

  • To generate data on water availability and to observe its effect on increase in kharif/rabi cropped area.

Site selection and creation of WHT,

Crops: Soybean followed by wheat, chickpea

Study on Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Economics of tank creation, rainwater productivity, water availability and its utilization.

2

INDO/PTD/

RWM/ Soy/

2015 - 17/

ORP

 

PI &

Co-PI

DHR/SM

Evaluation of in-situ moisture conservation practices to mitigate dryspells

Objectives:

  • To evaluate land configuration with suitable implement / in-situ moisture conservation practice
  • To study the performance of the practice for higher yield and income
  1. Ridge – furrow planting
  2. Broad bed – furrow system

Days to Maturity, seed yield, stalk yield, harvest index, 100 seed wt., economics, crop seasonal rainfall (mm), no. of dry spells and stage of crop, duration of each dry spell RWUE, nodulation

Technologies Upscaling

7

INDO/

TU/RWM/2015 - 17/

ORP

 

PI &

Co-PI

DHR/SM

Natural  resource conservation technologies for increasing productivity in the region.

Objectives:

  • To provide the technical guidance to the villagers for up scaling and

out-scaling of various technologies

·Various soil and water conservation measures as per the site including provision of adequate drainage

Documentation of the  of technologies up scaled, Crop productivity, Farmers’ feedback, Extent of out scaling,

 

   Villages: Hingani                                Taluk: Man                                District: Satara

                S.

No

Code PI &

Co-PI

Title/Objectives /Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

On farm-Participatory  Research /Technology Development and Refinement

1

SOLA/ PTD/

RWM/

SORG/

2015 - 17/

ORP

PI&

Co-PIs

SKU

DBB

SBT VAM

Effect of in-situ moisture conservation practices on the performance of rabi sorghum.

Objective -

To demonstrate the productivity of rabi sorghum by adoption of soil moisture conservation practice.

Crop: Rabi Sorhgum

Treatments :

T1. Compartment bund in kharif

T2. Control – Farmers’ practice (Harrowing)

Economics,

Days to maturity

Seed yield, Stalk yield

Harvest index,

100 seed weight

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm)

No. of dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Farmers' feed back

2

SOLA/ PTD/

RWM/

SORG/

2015 - 17/

ORP

 

 

PI&

Co-PIs

SKU

DBB

SBT VAM

Rain water harvesting and efficient recycling through farm pond

Objectives:

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system

To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Crop: Rabi Sorhgum

Treatments :

T1. One Protective irrigation 35 DAS

T2. Two Protective irrigation 35 DAS & 65 DAS

T3. Control – No Irrigation

Economics

Days to maturity

Seed yield

Stalk yield

Harvest index,

100 seed weight

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm)

RWUE

Farmers' feed back

3

SOLA/ PTD/

RWM/

SORG/

2015 - 17/

ORP

PI&

Co-PIs

DBB

SBT

SKU VAM

Effect of Tank silt application on yield of Sorghum under rainfed conditions.

Objective :

To test the profitability of Tank silt application to rabi Sorghum on shallow soils under dryland conditions

Crop:  Rabi Sorghum

Treatments :

T1.Application of tank silt

T2. Application of tank silt + ridges and furrows.

T3. Farmers Practice – without tank silt and ridges and furrows.

Economics,Days to maturity,Grain yield, straw yield, Harvest index,1000 grain weight,Economics,Crop seasonal rainfall (mm),No. of dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE,Farmers' feed back

Technology Upscaling

4

SOLA/ TU/RWM/SORG/

2015 – 17/ORP

PI&

Co-PIs

SKU

SBT

DBB VAM

Studies on effect of tank silt on soil fertility and water productivity on shallow soil

Objective -

To demonstrate the effect of tank silt on soil fertility and water productivity on shallow soil

  1. Application of tank silt on shallow soil
  2. Farmers practice – no tank silt application

Economics,Days to maturity, Grain yield,Straw yield, Harvest index,1000 grain weight,Crop seasonal rainfall (mm),No. of dry spells and at what stage of crop, RWUE,Farmers' feed back

 

 

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