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On Farm Trials

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On Farm Testing

Several location specific trials of approved technologies were conducted by KVK, Kollam on paddy, vegetables, banana, coconut, pepper and mushroom etc. The technologies assessed over the period included management practices, INM, integration of eco friendly techniques such as traps with the conventional practices and varietal  trials. The proven technologies were then carried over as Frontline Demonstrations. In 82 technologies were assessed /refined and 592 trials were conducted over the years.

OFT 2016-17:

Sl.no

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of OFT

No.of trials

1

Paddy

Assessment of herbicides for the management of different species of Echinochloa in Kollam district

7

2

Colocasia

Assessment of Leaf blight tolerant Colocasia Varieties  in Kollam district

7

3

Yard Long bean

Assessment of high yielding  yard long bean varieties for Kollam district

5

4

Banana

Assessment of  micronutrient mixture  in banana for  yield enhancement

10

5

Okra

Assessment of different biopriming methods in Okra

7

6

Cow pea

Assessment of  management  practices  against  Fusarium wilt in cowpea

5

7

Mushroom

Assessment of Milky Mushroom Varieties in Kollam District

3

 

Total

44


OFT 2019-2020:

Sl.no Crop/ Enterprise Title of OFT
1 Paddy

Assessment of  high yielding short duration paddy varieties for the second crop season in Kollam district

(7 nos)

2  

Assessment of nutrient use efficient (NUE) cassava genotypes for reducing chemical NPK fertilizers

 (7 nos)
3 Cowpea

Assessment of short duration heat tolerant grain cowpea varieties for Kollam district

(3 nos)
4 Cowpea

Assessment of grain cowpea local variety with other HYV(protein park)-6 nos

5 Coriander Assessment of leaf coriander varieties in  Kollam district
6 Cabbage Assessment of cabbage varieties for rainy season cultivation in rain shelters
7 Yard Long bean Assessment of high yielding  yard long bean varieties in Kollam district
8   Assessment of suitability of Self propelled paddy drum seeder for women farmers in Kollam district
9 Jack fruit Assessment of Ready to cook dehydrated Jack fruit
10   Assessment of different poultry varieties for backyard rearing in Kollam

 

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Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Kerala Agricultural University
Sadananthapuram P.O
Kottarakkara
Kollam Kerala 691550
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