AICRP on Forage Crops & Utilization

 Annual Report (2017-18), Part I : Kharif 2017 

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CONTENTS 

Preface 
Foreword
Executive Summary
AICRP on Forage Crops & Utilization State-wise Zones and Coordinated Centers and Testing Locations
AICRP on Forage Crops & Utilization Entries Code with Name and Contributors Kharif - 2017

 


CHAPTER 1 : FORAGE CROP IMPROVEMENT (1-107)


MAIZE (1-21) 

1. IVTM : Initial Varietal Trial in Forage Maize
2. CAVTM-1 & AVTM-2 : Combined First and Second Advanced Varietal Trial in Forage Maize

3.AVTM-2 (Seed) : Second Advanced Varietal Trial in Forage Maize (Seed)


PEARL MILLET (22-44) 

4. IVTPM : Initial Varietal Trial in Forage Pearl millet
5. AVTPM-1 : Advanced Varietal Trial -1 in Forage Pearl millet
6. AVTPM-2 : Second Advanced Varietal Trial in Forage Pearl millet
7. AVTPM-2 (Seed) Second Advnaced Varietal Trial in Forage Pearl millet (seed) 

COWPEA (45-69) 

8. IVTC : Initial Varietal Trial in Forage Cowpea
9. AVTC-1 : First Advanced Varietal Trial in Cowpea
10. AVTC-2 : Second Advanced Varietal Trial in Cowpea
11. AVTC-2 (Seed) : Second Advanced Varietal Trial in Cowpea (Seed)


Cowpea RICEBEAN (70-76) 

12. IVT Rice bean : Initial Varietal Trial in Rice bean
13. AVT-1 Rice bean : Advanced Varietal Trial -1 in Rice bean 

CENCHRUS CILIARIS (77-83)

14. VT Cenchrus ciliaris -2015 (3rd year) : Varietal Trial in Cenchrus ciliaris (Perennial) 

CENCHRUS SETIGERUS (84-88)

15. VT Cenchrus setigerus -2015 (3rd year):Varietal Trial in Cenchrus setigerus (Perennial)

BAJRA NAPIER HYBRID (89-96)

16. VTBN-2015 (3rd year) : Varietal Trial in Bajra Napier Hybrid (Perennial)

SETARIA GRASS (97-98)

17. VT Setaria grass -2015 (2nd year) : Varietal Trial in Setaria anceps under cool sub- tropical
and sub-temperate Himalayan Range lands (Perennial)

PENNISETUM HYBRID (99-102) 

18. VT Pennisetum hybrids - 2015 (3rd year): (P. glaucum x P. squamulatum) (Perennial)

DESMANTHUS (103-107)

19. VT Desmanthus -2016 (2nd Year) : Varietal Trial in Desmanthus (Perennial)

 
CHAPTER 2 : FORAGE CROP PRODUCTION (108-174)

A. COORDINATED TRIALS (108-133) 

1. PS-14-AST-3 : Response of Congo-signal grass (Brachiaria ruziziensis cv. DBRS 1) to planting
    geometry and N levels (108-110)
2. CS-15-AST-4 : Development of climate resilient production technologies on productivity and
    economic of food-fodder based cropping systems (110-114)
3. K-15-AST-10 C :Intensive forage production through Agase based (Sesbania grandiflora)
   cropping system under protective irrigation(115-117)
4. K-15-AST-13 C : Performance of multicut sorghum and pearl millet mixture at various seed
    rates under different methods of sowing(118-119)
5. K-16-AST-2 : Effect of different techniques of seed priming on productivity of forage maize(120-123) 
6. K-16-AST-3 : Effect of Phosphorus & Zinc application and cutting management on fodder and seed yield
    and quality in dual cut cowpea(124-125)
7. R-16-AST-1 : Contingent crop plan for fodder oat production in semi-arid tropics under irrigated condition(126-128)
8. K-17-AST-3 : Effect of new generation herbicides on weeds and forage yield of forage Maize(129-133)

B. LOCATION SPECIFIC TRIALS (134-148)

9. PS-14-AST-2 : Impact of Mg and B on nutrient uptake, quality and yield of bajra napier hybrid(134-137)
10. K-15-AST-3L : Studies on integrated nutrient management in Fodder Rice bean(138)
11. K-15-AST-5 L : Studies on carbon sequestration in subabul (Leucae leucocephala) based silvi-pastoral
     cropping system under rain fed agriculture(139-140)
12. K-15-AST- 6 L : Nutrient management in Bajra Napier hybrid(141-142)
13. K-15 AST-7 L : Screening of genotypes of fodder bajra under sodic soil(143-144)
14. K16-AST-8 : Resource management in rice-oat cropping(145-146)
15. K-17-AST-4 : Effect of Teosinte + Rice bean intercropping system and INM on succeeding Kharif rice(147-148)

C. AVT BASED TRIALS (149-174) 

16. K-17-AST-5 (AVTM 2-1) : Effect of nitrogen levels on forage yield of promising entries of forage hybrid maize (149-153)
17. K-17-AST-6 (AVTM-2-2) : Effect of nitrogen levels on forage yield of promising entries of forage hybrid maize (154-159)
18. K-17-AST-7 Second advanced varietal trial in forage Pearl millet(160-166)
19. K-17-AST-8 Second Advanced Varietal Trial in Cowpea (1st year) (167-174)



CHAPTER 3 : FORAGE CROP PROTECTION (175-190)

 

1. PPT-1 : Monitoring of diseases and insect pests in Kharif forage crops ecosystem (175-180)
2. PPT-2 : Evaluation of Kharif breeding materials for their resistance to diseases under natural conditions (180-187)
3. PPT-16 : Efficacy of different bio pesticides against aphids on forage sorghum (187)
4. PPT-21 : Integrated Management of BLSB of forage Maize (Modified) (188)
5. PPT-22 : Integrated Management of foliar diseases of forage Sorghum (189)
6. PPT-23 : Management of downy mildew of pearl millet using bio agents
7. PPT-24 : Validation of Biological Management of defoliators on Cowpea (190)


CHAPTER 4: BREEDER SEED PRODUCTION (191-192)

 

FORAGE TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION (193)

MONITORING DETAILS (194)


APPENDICES (A-E)

1. Appendix-I : In House Breeding Activities A1-A21
2. Appendix-II : Other Activities B1-B24
3. Appendix-III : Weather Report C1-C20
4. Appendix-IV : Forage Crop Breeding Trials at a Glance Kharif-2017 D1-D3
5. Appendix-V : Directory of Scientific Staff E1-E6