KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA
Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry

Rohru,  District - Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 


Mandate

  • To conduct “On farm testing” for identified technologies in terms of location specific sustainable land use systems.

  • To organize trainings to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.

  • To organize short term and long term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the farmers and rural youths with emphasis on learning by doing for higher production on farms and generating self employment.

  • To organize frontline demonstrations on various crops to generate production data and feedback information.

     

Action Plan (2011-12)

 

A.  On Farm Trials (OFTs)

 

 

S.No.

Title of the

Problem identified

Treatments 

SMS responsible

/month

1

Effect of weedicide on weed in apple orchard

T1= Excel Mera 71G 4g/lt

T2= Excel Mera 71G 6g/lt

T3= Excel Glycel (41%SL) 7ml/lt

T4= FP

SMS (Hort.)

2

Effect of different fractions of Zn on growth  and yield of apple

T1= EDTA Zinc (0.1%)

T2= Zinc sulphate (0.5%)

T3= FP

SMS (Hort.)

3

Integrated Management of root rot in apple 

T1= Carbendazim

T2= Aureofungin + CuSO4

T3= Carbendazim+ Bordeaux Mixture

T4= FP

SMS (Plant Pathology)’

April to Dec., 2011

4

Management of Alternaria leaf Spot in Apple

T1= Schedule 1

T2= Schedule 2

T3= Schedule 3

T4= FP

SMS (Plant Pathology)

April to Sept., 2011

5

Suitability of apple cultivars for commercial cultivation  in low hills of Shimla district

T1=-Red Cheif

T2= Oregon Spur

T3= Scarlet Spur

T4= FP (Royal Delicious)

SMS (Hort)

6

Comparison  of different sources of nitrogen  for soil application in apple

T1 = Application of CAN 15 days before expected flowering

T2 = Application of Urea 7 days before expected flowering (Spray)

T3 = Application of Urea 15 days before expected flowering (Spray)

SMS (Soil Science)

7.

Management of wilt in capsicum under protected conditions

T1= Farmers practice

T2= Soil solarization with 5% formalin + seed dressing with Captan @ 3.0g/ kg seed + drenching with Bavistin (0.1%) + Dithane M 45 (0.25%)/ Blitox (0.3%) at time of disease appearance

T3= Seed (5.0g/kg seed) and soil treatment with Tricoderma sp. @1kg/ bigha

SMS (Plant Pathology)

April to Sept., 2011

8.

Testing of different varieties of cucumber

T1=Farmers’ practice (Local var.0

T2=K-90

T3=K-75

Mar-Aug. 2011

9.

Testing of different varieties of pea

T1= FP (Azad P1)

T2=Azad P3

T3=Azad 35

Nov. 2011-May 2012

10.

Application of water soluble fertilizers in capsicum & tomato under protected conditions

T1= FP

T2= 75% water soluble fertilizers+ Commercial fertilization

T3=50% water soluble fertilizers+ Commercial fertilization

 

Mar. to Aug., 2012

 

 

 

 

 

B. Front Line Demonstrations conducted during 2011-12 (other than oil seeds and pulse crops)

 

Problem identified

 Location

 Month/year

Demonstration of low cost rain water harvesting technology (LDP lined) farm ponds for irrigation

05

Jan. to Dec., 2011

Application of water soluble fertilizers in apple

02

Mar to Dec., 2011

Integrated management of root borer in apple

05

Jan. to DEC., 2011

Management of premature leaf fall in apple

10

April to DEC., 2011

Overcoming of Zinc deficiency in apple orchards

05

May to Jun., 2011

Management of collar rot in apple

10

April to DEC., 2011

Weed management in apple orchard

04

Apr. to Aug., 2011

Cultivation of improved variety of bell pepper

10

Apr to Aug 2011

Cultivation of improved variety of bitter gourd

10

Apr to Aug 2011

 

C. Front Line Demonstrations (FLD) on Oil Seed and Pulse Crops

 

Months

Subject

Category

Development Blocks

SMS responsible

Apr to March

Front line demonstration on pulses (Gram, Black gram Rajmash, Sunflower, Soybean etc)

Farmers

Rohru/Chirgaon/

Jubbal/Rampur/Sunni/Mashobra

SMS (Soil Scientist)

Apr to March

Front line demonstration on oil seed  (Sunflower, Sarson/ Raya/ Toria, Gobhi Sarson)

Farmers

Rohru/Chirgaon/ Jubbal/Rampur

SMS (Soil Scientist)

 

D. Miscellaneous

  • Meeting with the heads of the line departments for evolving strategies for better co-ordination

  • SAC meeting

  • FLD workshop

  • Zonal/National workshop of KVKs

  • Diagnostic field visits

  • Survey of different areas

  • Farm advisory services

  • Publications and documentation of KVK’s success stories

  • State Level workshops of KVKs

  • Participation in ATMA Project activities

  • Handling of RKVY & Mini Mission Projects on Vegetables, fruits and medicinal plants