AICRP on Forage Crops & Utilization

 Annual Report Kharif 2018 

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CONTENTS 
Preface 
Foreword
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Contents
Executive Summary
State-wise zones and Coordinating Centers and Testing Locations
Entries Code with Name and their Contributors-Kharif-2018

 


CHAPTER 1 : FORAGE CROP IMPROVEMENT (1-97)


MAIZE (1-27) 

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


PEARL MILLET (28-42) 

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

COWPEA (43-59) 

6. IVTC : Initial Varietal Trial in Forage Cowpea
7. AVTC-1 : First Advanced Varietal Trial in Cowpea


RICEBEAN (60-64) 

8. IVT + AVT-2 Rice bean : Initial Varietal Trial + Advanced Varietal Trial -2 in Rice bean
9. IVT + AVT-2 Rice bean (Seed) : Initial Varietal Trial + Advanced Varietal Trial -2 in Rice bean (Seed) 

CENCHRUS CILIARIS (65-71)

10. VT Cenchrus ciliaris -2015 (4th Year) : Varietal Trial in Cenchrus ciliaris (Perennial) 

CENCHRUS SETIGERUS (72-77)

11. VT Cenchrus setigerus -2015 (4th Year) : Varietal Trial in Cenchrus setigerus (Perennial)

BAJRA NAPIER HYBRID (78-86)

12. VTBN-2015 (4th Year) : Varietal Trial in Bajra Napier Hybrid (Perennial)

SETARIA GRASS (87-88)

13. VT Setaria grass -2015 (4th Year) : Varietal Trial in Setaria anceps under cool sub- tropical and subtemperate Himalayan Range lands (Perennial)

PENNISETUM HYBRID (89-92) 

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

DESMANTHUS (93-97)

15. VT Desmanthus -2016 (3rd Year) : Varietal Trial in Desmanthus (Perennial)

 
CHAPTER 2 : FORAGE CROP PRODUCTION (98-158)

A. COORDINATED TRIALS (98-131) 

1. CS-15-AST-4 : Development of climate resilient production technologies on productivity and economic of food-fodder based cropping systems (98-101)
2. K-15-AST-10 C : Intensive forage production through Agase based (Sesbania grandiflora) cropping system under protective irrigation (102-104)
3. K-16-AST-2 :Effect of different techniques of seed priming on productivity of forage maize (105-109)
4. K-17-AST-1 : Studies on performance top feeds under varied planting geometry with and without intercrop (110-113)
5. K-17-AST-3 : Effect of new generation herbicides on weeds and forage yield of forage Maize (114-120) 
6. K-18-AST-2 : Evaluation of fodder value of maize varieties as influenced by nitrogen levels and de-toping before physiological maturity (121-131)

B. LOCATION SPECIFIC TRIALS (132-146)

7. K-15-AST-5 L : Studies on carbon sequestration in subabul (Leucae leucocephala) based silvipastoral cropping system under rain fed agriculture (132-133)
8. K-15-AST- 6 L : Nutrient management in Bajra Napier hybrid (134-135)
9. K-15 AST-7L : Screening of genotypes of fodder bajra under sodic soil (136-137)
10. K16-AST-8 : Resource management in rice-oat cropping (138)
11. K-17-AST-4L : Effect of Teosinte + Rice bean intercropping system and INM on succeeding Kharif rice (139-140)
12. Exploratory Trials : Exploring the possibility of silage of paddy straw and sugarcane tops with different additives (141-143)
13. R-18-AST-6 : Influence of cutting stages and chemical spray on pod maturity of fodder cowpea (144-146)

C. AVT-2 TRIALS (147-158) 

14. K-18-AST-3 : Effect of nitrogen levels on forage yield of promising entries of forage hybrid maize (147-153)
15. K-18-AST-4 : Effect of nitrogen levels on forage yield of promising entries of forage pearl millet (AVTPM-2-1) (154-158)



CHAPTER 3 : FORAGE CROP PROTECTION (159-176)

 

1. PPT-1 : Monitoring of diseases and insect pests in Kharif forage crops ecosystem (159-165)
2. PPT-2 : Evaluation of Kharif breeding materials for their resistance to diseases under natural conditions (165-172)
3.  PPT-21 : Integrated Management of BLSB of forage Maize (Modified) (172-173)
4. PPT-22 : Integrated Disease Management of foliar diseases of forage Sorghum (173-174)
5. PPT-23 : Management of downy mildew of pearl millet using bio agents (175)
6. PPT-25 : Non-chemical management of Helminthosporium leaf blight in fodder maize (176)


CHAPTER 4: BREEDER SEED PRODUCTION (177-178)

 

FORAGE TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION (179)

IN HOUSE BREEDING (180-198)

OTHER ACTIVITIES (199-233)

WEATHER REPORT (234-249)

MONITORING DETAILS (250)


APPENDICES

1. Appendix-I : Forage Crop Improvement Trials at a Glance Kharif-2018 A1
2. Appendix-II : Forage Crop Production Trials at a Glance Kharif-2018 A-2
3. Appendix-III : Forage Crop Protection Trials at a Glance Kharif-2018 A-3
4. Appendix-IV : Directory of scientific staff B-1-B-6