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Technical Program 2016-17: Alternate land use System

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S.N.

Code

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments

1

AKOL/ ALU/

2012/

OS

Title/Objectives:

Title: Evaluation of continuous contour trenches for perennial plantations

Objectives

·      To evaluate the effect of CCT’s on various hydrological water balance component

·      To analyze the impact of CCT’s on water conservation and productivity

Crop/Treatments

Crop: Custard apple (Annona squamosa) and Hanumanphal (Annona cherimola)

Main Treatments:

T1: Untreated Catchment

T2: Continuous contour trenches        (CCTs) treated catchment

Sub treatments:

S1: Annona squamosa

S2: Annona cherimola

 

S. No.

Code

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1.

ARJIA/

ALU/ 2012-LT//OS

 

 

 

 

PI&

Co PIs

BSK

 

Title Development of silvipastoral systems for resource utilization and improved productivity in dryland regions

Objectives :

§  Proper utilization of available land resources in dryland regions.

§  Insuring improved supply of quality fodder for improvement in productivity of livestock of dryland regions.  

§  Prevention of land deterioration.

§  Optimum utilization of seasonal rainfall at a farm unit level.

Crop/Treatments

i) Crop/cropping system and variety :

  Neem plantation existed

     Dhaman grass (Cenchrus spp.)

 ii) Treatments :

A. Establishment methods

(i)      Direct seeds sowing

(ii)     Mud ball/pallet sowing

(iii)    Sowing of soaked seed (with CuSO4 50 ppm for 16 hours) 

B. Nutrient levels

   (i) Control

   (ii)10 kg N + 15 kg P2O5

 (iii) 20 kg N + 30 kg P2O5

  RBD (Factorial) , 3 Reps   Plot size (sq. m) :

a)  Gross plot : 8.0 x 4.0 m

b)  Net plot : 8.0 x 4.0 m

Observations/Analysis Initial soil fertility,Carbon balance, Nutrient balance, RWUE, Runoff,  GY, Biomass yield, Crop seasonal rainfall, Growth parameters (height, girth, canopy spread), Economic analysis,Final soil nutrient analysis

 

S. No

Code

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1.

BS/ALU/

CROP/2007/

OS

 

 

 

 

PI&Co-PIs

STS

SCS

AK

YK

VS

VK

VK/AK

RKS/

STS/ SCS

 VS

Title Development of agro-horticulture and olericulture system with efficient use of water

Objectives:

·   Efficient water use for establishment of fruit plants

·   Growth and fruit yield and economics of agro-horticulture 

·   Carbon sequestration and impact analysis of the system

·   To identify maize varieties suitable for fodder and grain

Crop/Treatments

Crops:  Kharif: Blackgram, greengram and sesame

Rabi: Taramira, lentil & linseed

Trees: Guava (Psidium guajava) L-49

  Amla (Emblica officinalis) N-7          RBD, 3 Reps

Observations/Analysis OC, SN,SP SK, Micro nutrients, Carbon balance, Nutrient balance, Soil loss, RWUE, Runoff,

Horticulture:Initial and final - Soil analysis  for macro and micro nutrients

Organic carbon, pH, EC etc.

Till  fruiting,Establishment in the first year - mortality, water use by each plant,Plant height,Girth,Other growth parameters specific to species,Land quality

Agriculture

a. Sole Cropping  Intercropping systems  in   between horticultural plants/trees,Seed yield of sole/main/intercrops,Stalk yield of sole/main/intercrops,Days to maturity,Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm) ,No. of Dry spells,and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),Grain/seed yield of  sole/main/intercrops,Equivalent yield  of main crop in intercropping systems,RWUE,Economics,Water requirement of plant/tree, Economic analysis

 

S. No.

Code

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1

BIJA/ ALU/ 2003 - LT/

 OS

 

 

PI &

Co-PIs

VSS

SBK

MSS

ANB

HV

 

 

 

Title Studies on tamarind based agri horti system in shallow black soils

Objectives :

·     To increase productivity of the land with diversified cropping system

·     To screen the crops suitable for the intercropping in tamarind plantation

·     To mitigate the drought situations

·     To get sustained income even under drought situations

Crop/Treatments

Perennial Crops:  Tamarind (DTS 1)

Annual crops: Pearlmillet, Sunflower

Geometry of Tamarind (Spacing)

G1- 10 m x 3 m

G2- 10 m x 6 m

G3- 10 m x 9 m

Arable crops:

C1- Pearl millet 

C2- Sunflower

Design:Split plot

Replications : 3

Observations/Analysis:

 Horticulture:Initial and final - Soil analysis  for macro and micro nutrients ,Organic carbon, pH, EC etc.

Till  fruiting:Establishment in the first year - mortality, water use by each plant,Plant height,Girth,Other growth parameters specific to species

From the fruiting year:Fruit yield/tree,Land quality,

Agriculture:

a. Sole Cropping  Intercropping systems  in   between horticultural plants/trees:Seed yield of sole/main/intercrops,Stalk yield of  ole/main/intercrops,Days to maturity,Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm),Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm) , No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),Grain/seed yield of  sole/main/intercrops,Equivalent yield  of main crop in intercropping systems,RWUE,economics,

Initial soil analysis and final Carbon balance, Soil loss, RWUE, Runoff,  System productivity,  Crop seasonal rainfall, Water requirement of plant/tree, Economic analysis,Land quality

2

BIJA/ ALU/ 2006 - LT/

 OS

PI &

Co-PIs

VSS

SBK

MSS

ANB

HV

 

 

Title Studies on Aonla based Agri-Silvi-Horti system in medium black soils

Objectivess :

·     To increase productivity of land

·     To screen the crops suitable for the intercropping in aonla plantation

·     To mitigate the drought situations

·     To get sustained income even under drought situations

Crop/Treatments

Perennial Crops: Aonla, Henna, Custard apple,

Arable crops:

 Safflower  +chickpea (2:4)

T1. Aonla + custard apple +henna

T2. Aonla + custard apple 

T3. Aonla + henna

T4. Aonla only

Sub plot: Arable crops

S1. No arable crop

S2. Entire chickpea

S3. Chickpea + safflower (4 :2)

Design :Split plot

Replications:  3

Observations/Analysis:

 Agrohorticulture as above.

Initial soil fertility and RWUE, System productivity,  Crop seasonal rainfall,

Growth parameters (height, girth, canopy spread, Water requirement of plant/tree, Economic analysis

3

BIJA/ ALU/ 2007 - LT/

 OS

 

 

 

PI &

Co-PIs

SBK

VSS

MSS

ANB

HV

Title Studies on Sapota based Agri-Horti system in medium black soils

Objectives:

·     To increase productivity of land

·     To screen the crops suitable for the intercropping in sapota based system

·     To mitigate the drought situations

·     To get sustained income even under drought situations

Crop/Treatments

Perennial Crops: Sapota, Guava, Fig & Drumstick 

 Annual crops: chickpea

Intra row planting

T1. Sapota alone

T2. Sapota + guava

T3. Sapota + fig

T4. Sapota + drumstick

Inter row planting

S1. No inter crop, S2. Guava

S3. Fig, S4. Drumstick

Split plot,   3 Reps

Observations/Analysis:

 Agrohorticulture as above.

Initial and find soil fertility,RWUE, System productivity,  Crop seasonal rainfall, Growth parameters (height, girth, canopy spread, Water requirement of plant/tree, Economic analysis

4

BIJA/ ALU/ 2007 – LT /

 OS

 

 

 

PI &

Co-PIs

SBK

VSS

MSS

ANB

HV

Title Studies on Simarouba based agri-horti-system in medium black soils

Objectives:

·     To increase productivity of land

·     To screen the crops suitable for the intercropping in simaruba based system

·     To mitigate the drought situations

·     To get sustained income even under drought situations

Crop/Treatments

Perennial Crops: Simarouba, Guava, Fig, Drumstick

Annual crops : Chickpea

Intra row planting:

T1. Simaruba alone

T2. Simaruba + guava

T3. Simaruba + fig

T4. Simaruba + Drumstick

Inter row planting:

S1. No inter crop, S2. Guava

S3. Fig,  S4. Drumstick

Split plot,   3 Reps

Agrohorticulture as above.

Initial and find soil fertility

RWUE, System productivity, 

Crop seasonal rainfall,

Growth parameters (height, girth, canopy spread, Water requirement of plant/tree, Economic analysis

 

S.

No

Code

 

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1

BENG/ALU/CROP/2011

LT/OS

 

 

 

PI &

Co-PIs

GND

BKR

PCB

NIK

BNJ

AS

MNT

Title: Evaluation of Amla based Agri-horti system involving cereals and  pulses

Crop/Treatments

Crop : Amla varieties: NA-7, Chakiya, Krishna and Kanchan

Treatments

T1 : Finger millet

T2 : Fodder maize

T3 : Grain Amaranthus

T4 : Cowpea

T5 : Horsegram

T6 : Field bean

T7 : Amla

T8 : Amla + finger millet

T9 : Amla + fodder maize

T10 : Amla + Grain  Amaranthus

T11 : Amla + cowpea

T12 : Amla + horsgram

T13 : Amla + field bean

Design: RCBD

Replication: 3

Observations/Analysis: Initial soil analysis  OC, N, P, K,  RWUE, Runoff, 

Horticulture:Initial and final - Soil analysis  for macro nutrients,Organic carbon, pH, EC etc.

Till  fruiting:Plant height (cm),Girth (cm),Other growth parameters specific to species

From the fruiting year:Fruit yield/tree,Agriculture:a. Sole Cropping  Intercropping systems  in   between horticultural plants/trees:Seed yield of sole/main/intercrops,Stalk yield of sole/main/intercrops,Days to maturity,Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm) ,No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),Grain/seed yield of  sole/main/intercrops,Equivalent yield  of main crop in intercropping systems,RWUE,Economics,System productivity, 

Crop seasonal rainfall,

2.

BENG/ALU/CROP/2011/

LT/OS

 

 

 

PI &

Co-PIs

BKR

GND

BNJ

PCB

AS

MNT

NIK

Title: Studies on custard apple based Agri-horti system for rainfed condition in Alfisols

Crop/Treatments

Treatments

T1 : Fingermillet

T2 : Fodder maize

T3  : Field bean

T4 : Niger

T5 : Chilli

T6 : Cowpea

T7 : Custard apple alone

T8 : Custard apple + fingermillet

T9 : Custard apple + fodder maize

T10 : Custard apple + field Bean

T11 : Custard apple + niger

T12 : Custard apple + fhilli

T13 : Custard apple + cowpea

Design: RCBD

Replication: 3

Observations/Analysis: OC, N, P, K, Nutrient balance,  RWUE, Agri-horti systems: as given earlier,System productivity,  Crop seasonal rainfall, Economic analysis

 

 

S. No.

Code

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1

FAIZ/ ALU/

CROP/

2013-LT/

OS

 

 

 

 

PI & Co-PIs

OPR

HCS

NK

AKS

Title: Evaluation of Alternate Land Use Systems

Objectives:

·   To find out most remunerative land use system for rainfed areas of eastern Uttar Pradesh

·   To improve livelihood of farmers of rainfed areas through proper use of natural resources

Crop/Treatments

T1- Agri-Horti System :  Bale + maize - mustard

T2- Agri- Horti System : Bale + pigeonpea

T3- Agri- Horti System : Aonla+maize - mustard

T4- Agri-Horti System: Aonla + pigeonpea

T5- Agri- Silvi sytem : Kajurina+maize- mustard

T6- Agri- Silvi System : Kajurina + pigeonpea

T7-Agri-Horti- Silvi system: Guava+ kajurina+maize- mustard

T8- Agri-Horti- Silvi system: Guava+ kajurina+ pigeonpea

T9- Control :  Maize- mustard

T10- Control: Pigeonpea sole

Observations/Analysis OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg micro nutrients, initial soils only

Soil loss, Runoff,  System productivity, 

Horticulture:Initial and final - Soil analysis  for macro and micro nutrients

Organic carbon, pH, EC etc.

Till  fruiting:Establishment in the first year - mortality, water use by each plant,Plant height,

Girth,Other growth parameters specific to species,Land quality,From the fruiting year,Fruit yield/tree,Land quality

Agriculture:a. Sole Cropping  Intercropping systems  in   between horticultural plants/treesSeed yield of sole/ main/ intercrops,Stalk yield of sole/ main/ intercrops,Days to maturity,Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm), No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),Grain/ seed yield of  sole/ main/ intercrops Equivalent yield  of main crop in intercropping systems,RWUE,Economics,Crop seasonal rainfall, Growth parameters (height, girth, canopy spread,) Water requirement of plant/tree, Economic analysis

 

S. No.

Code

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1

HISA/ ALU/

CROP/

2008 - LT/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

BSJ

SBM

MKS

Title Establishment of silvi-pasture system under rainfed condition

Objective:

·   To develop silvi-pasture system under arid and semi-arid conditions

Crop/Treatments

Tree Species

1. Azadirachta indica (neem)

2. Prosopis cineraria (khejri)

Grasses

 1 Cenchrus  ciliaris

 2. Cenchrus cetigerus

 3. Boor grass

 4. Lasirus sindicus grass

5. Biomass yield RWUE

 Medicinal Plants

 1. Aloe vera (Guarpatha)

 2. Cassia angustifolia

 3. Asparagus racemosus    (Satawar)

 Crops 

1. Pearl millet

2. Clusterbean

3. Green gram

4. Cowpea

5. Sesame

 6. Castor

CRD, 3 Reps

Observations/Analysis:

 Soil :Initial soil fertility Carbon balance, Silvi-pasture system,Initial & final - Soil analysis  for OC, pH, EC and macro and micro nutrients

Sillviculture :Plant height,Girth,Growth parameters specific to species,Pasture,Biomass yield -fresh/dry weight,Cost of cultivation,Gross & Net Returns,B:C Ratio,Crop seasonal rainfall (mm) ,No. of dry spells and stage of tree/crop, duration of each dry spell with days and month,Carbon sequestration studies -every five years

 

S.

No.

Code

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1.

INDO/ ALU/

TREE/

2007 /

OS

 

 

 

PI &

Co-PIs

MPJ

SKS

HST

OPG

 

 

Title Development of suitable agri - horti production system for medium deep Vertisols of Malwa plateau

Objectives:

·   To find out most suitable agri–horti system for marginal and shallow depth Vertisols of Malwa region.

·   To evaluate the   compatibility of different crops with different fruit trees.

·   To work out the economics and sustainability of the system.

Crop/Treatments

Fruit trees: Ber,

Anola, mango

Crops:

Kharif: Soybean, pigeonpea

Soybean + pigeonpea

 Rabi; Chickpea

Fruit trees:  6 m x 6 m planting geometry.

Ber       (Zizphus sp.)

Guava (guavajava)

Anola (Phyllenthus

embelica

 poleiferlam)

 Mango (Mangifera indica)

Drumstic (Moringa poleiferlam)

Irrigation:

Drip irrigation

Crops:

Kharif - Soybean, pigeonpea, Soybean + Pigeonpea

Rabi - Chickpea

Design:Split plot,     3 Reps

Observations/Analysis :OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients, Carbon balance, Nutrient balance, Soil loss, RWUE, Runoff,  GY, system productivity,  Crop seasonal rainfall, Growth parameters (height, girth, canopy spread,) Water requirement of plant/tree, Economic analysis

Horticulture:Initial and final - Soil analysis  for macro and micro nutrients

Organic carbon, pH, EC etc.

Till  fruiting:Establishment in the first year - mortality, water use by each plant,Plant height,Girth,Other growth parameters specific to species,Land quality

From the fruiting year:Fruit yield/tree,Land quality,Agriculture

·         a. Sole Cropping  Intercropping systems  in   between horticultural plants/trees:Seed yield of sole/main/intercrops,Stalk yield of sole/main/intercrops,Days to maturity,Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm) No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),Grain/seed yield of  sole/main/intercrops,Equivalent yield of main crop in intercropping systems,RWUE,economics

 

S. No.

Code

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1.

JPUR/

ALU/

BADI/

2013-LT/ OFT

 

PI &

Co-PIs

AKT

GKS

DST

Title:Evaluation of alternate land use systems

(i) Horti-agro model

Objectives:

·         To find out most remunerative land use system for rainfed upland of Bastar.

·         To improve livelihood of farmers of rainfed upland through proper use of natural resources.

Crop/Treatments

T1 – Maize

T2 – Upland rice

T3 – Okra

Observations/Analysis :OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg micro nutrients, Carbon balance, Nutrient balance,Soil loss, Runoff,  GY, Boimass yield, System productivity, 

Crop seasonal rainfall, Growth parameters (height, girth, canopy spread,) Water requirement of plant/tree, Economic analysis

Horticulture:

Initial and final - Soil analysis  for macro and micro nutrients

Organic carbon, pH, EC etc.

Till  fruiting

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

·         Plant height

·         Girth

·         Other growth parameters specific to species

·         Land quality

From the fruiting year

·         Fruit yield/tree

·         Land quality

Agriculture

a. Sole Cropping  Intercropping systems  in   between horticultural plants/trees

Seed yield of sole/main/intercrops,Stalk yield of sole/main/intercrops,Days to aturity,Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm) ,No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),Grain/seed yield of  sole/main/intercrops,Equivalent yield  of main crop in intercropping systems,RWUE,

economics

2.

JPUR/Upland/ 2006-LT/

OFT

 

PI &

Co-PIs

GKS

AKT

DST

 

Title:Soil and water conservation Crop intensification by double cropping in Tirka

Crop/Treatments

Rain water conservation, Percolation tank, Continuous contour trenching.

Horti-Silvicultural

Multipurpose tree species for vegetative fencing

Agri-Sivicultural

Comparative evaluation of intercrops for crop intensification

Horti-silvicultural

Permanent block plantation for comparative evaluation

Lemon, Guava

Mango, Drumstick, Pomegranate, Cashew, Chickoo, Aonla

Maize / Little millet-niger

Upland Rice

Observations/Analysis Initial soil fertility,OC, N, P, K,  Micro nutrients, Carbon Soil loss, Runoff,  Boimass yield, System productivity,  Crop seasonal rainfall, Growth parameters (height, girth, canopy spread,) Water requirement of plant/tree

3.

JPUR/

ML/LL

2008-LT/

OFT

 

PI &

Co-PIs

AKT GKS

DST

Title:Crop intensification

Crop/Treatments

Indigenous micro/Lift irrigation for Rabi & Summer vegetable crops

Observations/Analysis :Fruit yield,Economics produce,Cost of cultivation

Gross net returns,Net returns,BC Ratio,

For farm ponds:Soil moisture content, Soil loss, Water use efficiency, In-situ & ex-situ moisture and infiltration,Crop seasonal rainfall, Minimum & Maximum Temperature, Evaporation, AET, PET and water balance,Run off

Water budgeting studies,No.of run off events,Water stored in the farm pond \

Duration of availability of water in the pond,Efficacy of silt trap,Quality of irrigation,No. of irrigations and what stage of the crop,Kind (flood, drip,sprinkler ect.)  and Quantity of each irrigation,Cost of each irrigation (including the cost of microirrigation systems,lifting from the pond using pumps, labour charges etc)

 

S.

No.

Code

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1.

VARA/ ALU/

Crop/

2008/ RGSC (MIRZ)

 

PI & Co-PIs

 

RPS

AKN

ND

SPS

(KVK)

 

 

 

Title:Evaluation of performance of agri-horticulture in Vindhyan zone (at Barkachha)

Objective:

·         To assess suitability fruit and field crops along with vegetables under agri-horti system in rainfed condition

Crop/Treatments

Crops: Fruits crops in association with field crops

Fruit crops: Aonla, Bael, Guava, Ber, Karonda, custard apple

Field Crops: Sesame, Greengram

Vegetables: Okra, Cowpea

Observations/Analysis OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg micro nutrients, Carbon balance, Nutrient balance,Soil loss, RWUE, Runoff,  GY, Boimass yield, System ,productivity, 

Horticulture:

Initial and final - Soil analysis  for macro and micro nutrients Organic carbon, pH, EC etc.

Till  fruiting

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

·         Plant height

·         Girth

·         Other growth parameters specific to species

·         Land quality

From the fruiting year

·         Fruit yield/tree

·         Land quality

Agriculture

a. Sole Cropping  Intercropping systems  in   between horticultural plants/trees

Seed yield of sole/main/intercrops,Stalk yield of sole/main/intercrops,Days to maturity,Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm) ,No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),Grain/seed yield of  sole/main/intercrops,Equivalent yield  of main crop in intercropping systems,RWUE,economics,Crop seasonal rainfall, Growth parameters (height, girth, canopy spread,) Water requirement of plant/tree, Economic analysis

 

 

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