Regional Research Station, Arnej

Objectives

  • To perform the lead function for the crop improvement of Wheat (Tritium durum), gram and fodder sorghum in relation to saline, saline-sodic agricultures.
  • Responsibilities for introduction of new crops to the region and to workout agronomy.
  • Development of cultural aspects of wheat, gram, cotton and sorghum as well as soil moisture conservation technology.
  • Studies on ameliorative measures for the salt affected soils and use of saline ground water in agriculture.
  • Plant Protection research for the pest and disease of the crops cultivated in the region.
  • Improvement of local agricultural implements and tools with a view to increase their efficacy as well as minimize wear & tear.
  • Approach to use uncultivable land through alternate crops (specially horticultural crops)
  • Arrangement of annual workshop to bring together the extension staff and the stations scientists to review and propose addition or alternation in the research programmes for the influenced area and for speedy flow of information from research stations to the farmers fields, the trials on improved varieties, methodology and implements will be arranged on the farmers field by the station in collaboration with the State Department of Agriculture.
  • Arrangement of short duration course (of about a day or two) to familiarize the farmers with the latest technology know-how which, besides the farmers day, will be organized by the station.
  • Publication of literature pertaining to the findings of the stations.
 
 
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