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Agricultural Research Station, Dhandhuka

Achievements

  1. Dry farming Research Scheme
    1. Introduction of safflower as a new crop which found more profitable to wheat & gram under Bhal condition.
    2. Contribution made in release of Bhima variety of Safflower
    3. Research contribution made in release of Dillseed variety GD-2 & GD-3
    4. Contribution made in release of fodder sorghum variety GAFS-11 & GAFS-12 
    5. Contribution made in release of chickpea variety G.G.-2, G.G-3 & GJG-6 (New released  for rainfed area)
    6. Work out optimum spacing for rainfed cotton on inter row spacing of 120-200 (cm) is found most suitable for rainfed cotton in Bhal Zone.
  2. Wheat Research Scheme
    1. Work out the spacing & seed rate requirementof rainfed wheat variety GW-1
    2. Farmer`s of Bhal & Coastal (AES 1-A & !-B) are advised to grow wheat (GW-1) at 30 cm. inter row spacing with a seed rate of 50 kg/ha.
    3. Contribution made in release of durum wheat variety A-206 & GW-1 for the farmers of Bhal Zone.
    4. Farmers of Bhal & Coastal agroclimatic Zones growing rainfed wheat are advised to coat seeds with Phosphate cultures such as PBA-14 ( baccillus coagulants net ICBR 1:17) or PBA-13 ( baccillus coagulants net ICBR 1:111) or PBA-12( baccillus coagulants net ICBR 1:7) @ 6 pkts./ha containing 10:8 CFU/g carries at any level of phosphorus to get maximum net realization.
    5. New Durum Wheat variety - GADW-3
  3. Cotton Research Scheme
    1. Work out optimum spacing for rainfed cotton, or inter row spacing of 120-200 cms is found most suitable for rainfed cotton in Bhal Zone.
    2. Contribution in releasing of Deshi cotton varieties  G.cot-13,G.cot-21and  V-797 
    3.  Contribution in releasing of Deshi cotton varieties ADC-1 (Anand Deshi Cotton-1 ) and GADC-2                        
  4. Sardar Saorvar Project

     In SSP Project, one recommendation made for the farmers during the year 2005-06.The farmers of the Bhal &  Costal Agro  climatic Zone VIII (AES IA & IB) growing herbaceum cotton in kharif season are advised to apply   gypsum & FYM @ 3t / ha  each for securing higher yield & net return.

 
 
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