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    Villages : Nagla Dulhe Khan and Faziyatpura; District : Agra; Uttar Pradesh

                             PEARLMILLET BASED CROPPING SYSTEM

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Interventions/ Crops/Treatments

Theme 1 : Real time contingency planning

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AGRA/N/OF/ RTC/2013

Interventions:Demonstration of drought tolerant varieties of kharif  crops

Crops/Treatments Pearlmillet:

 Pro-agro-9444,

JKBH-26

Sesame              RT-54, Pragati

Clusterbean       RGC-1002, RGC-936

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AGRA/N/OF/ RTC/2013

Interventions:Demonstration of drought tolerant varieties of  Rabi crops

Crops/Treatments Mustard:

 Bio-902, Rohini, Urvashi,NRCDR-HB-101,Chickpea ,K-850,

Avrodhi Wheat , PBW-550, HD-2678, Raj-3765, DBW-17

3

AGRA/N/OF/ RTC/2013

Interventions:Demonstration of foliar sprays  with need based chemicals/nutrients/water sprays for mitigating in-season dry spells/droughts

Crops/Treatments Pearlmillet

Foilar spray treatments for in-season dry spells (Real-Time)

Treatments :

  • Urea spray
  • Thiourea ?
  • KNO3 spray (One)
  • KNO3 spray (Twice)
  • ZnSO4 spray?

4

AGRA/N/OF/ RTC/2013

Interventions:Demonstration of improved  intercropping or strip cropping systems

Crops/Treatments Cropping systems :

Kharif 

  • Pearlmillet + Clusterbean (4:4)
  • Pearlmillet + Sesame (4:4)

Rabi

  • Chickpea + Mustard (5:1)

5

AGRA/N/OF/ RTC/2013

Interventions:Demonstration benefits of green manuring and legume based double cropping

Crops/Treatments

Cropping systems Greengram – mustard (kharif)

 

6

AGRA/N/OF/RTC/2013

Interventions

INM with in-situ moisture conservation practices

Crops/Treatments Pearlmillet – split of N Mustard – 50 kg K/ha with RDF

Wheat – RDF + compartment bunding

Theme 2 : Rainwater Management (in-situ & ex-situ)

7

AGRA/N/OF/RWM/2013

Interventions

Demonstrati Interventions

on of  in-situ moisture conservation practices under aberrant monsoon condition

Crops/Treatments Treatments :

  • Deep ploughing in alternate year  in mustard
  • Ridge and furrow system of planting in pearlmillet
  • Compartmental bunding in pearlmillet/ wheat
  • Tillage after each effective rainfall in mustard

8

AGRA/N/OF/RWM/2013

Interventions

Rainwater harvesting and efficient utilization through micro-irrigation systems

Crops/Treatments Supplemental irrigation at critical growth stage of mustard, wheat and vegetables

 

9

AGRA/N/OF/RWM/2013

Interventions

Demonstration of  ground water recharge and sharing practices

·         Crops/Treatments Recharge of defunct open wells/bore wells with appropriate filters

Theme 3: Soil Health and Conservation Agriculture

10

AGRA/N/OF/SHCA/2013

Interventions

To develop land parcelwise (farmerwise) Soil Health Cards  and Site- specific nutrient recommendations

·         Crops/Treatments GPS based soil sampling

·         Macro  and  micronutrients  analysis

·         Village Soil fertility map

·         Site-specific nutrient management recommendations

 

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AGRA/N/OF/SHCA/2013

Interventions

To demonstrate  CA practices as  adaptation

·         Crops/Treatments Experimental details to be finalized  in the  CA Platform

Theme 4 : Energy Management

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AGRA/N/OF/EM/ 2013

Interventions

Demonstration of need based improved implements in kharif and rabi crops

Crops/Treatments Implements:

·         Ridge seeder

·         Rotavator

·         Raidge bed planter

·         Mould board plough

·         Disc plough

·         Spray pump

·         Sprinkler system

Theme 5 : Alternate Land Use System

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AGRA/N/OF/ALU/ 2013

Interventions

Demonstration of ber and bel based on agri-horti systems

Crops/Treatments Cropping systems :

·         Ber + Green fodder (pearlmillet + cowpea)

·         Ber + Mustard

·         Bel + Green fodder (pearlmillet + cowpea)

·         Bel + Mustard

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AGRA/N/OF/ALU/ 2013

Interventions

Improvement of health and productivity of livestock

Crops/Treatments Vaccination and balanced feed

 

     

 

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