ALL INDIA COORDINATED RESEARCH PROJECT ON FORAGE CROPS
 

 

 

 
Annual Report : Rabi 2012
 
         
    Preface    
    Executive Summary Executive Summary  
    AICRP on Forage Crops State-wise zones and coordinating centres and Testing Locations  
    AICRP on Forage Crops Entries code with Name and their Contributors, Rabi-2012-13  
         
    CHAPTER 1: BERSEEM FORAGE CROP IMPROVEMENT 1-93
         
    IVTB Initial Varietal Trial in Berseem 1-4
    CHAPTER 1: OAT    
    IVTO (SC) Initial Varietal Trial in Oat (Single-cut) 5-73
    AVTO (SC)-1 First Advanced Varietal Trial in Oat (Single cut) SC-1  
    AVTO (SC)-2 Second Advanced Varietal Trial in Oat (SC)-2    
    AVTO (SC)-2 (Seed) Advanced Varietal Trial in Oat (Single cut) for Seed    
    IVTO (MC) Initial Varietal Trial in Oat (Multi cut)    
    CHAPTER 1: LATHYRUS      
    IVTL Initial Varietal Trial in Lathyrus 74-80  
    AVTL-1 AVTL-1 Lathyrus    
    CHAPTER 1: RYE GRASS      
    IVTRG IVT Rye Grass 81-83  
    CHAPTER 1: LUCERNE (PERENNIAL)      
    VTL (P)-2011 Varietal Trial in Lucerne (Perennial) -2nd Year 84-91  
    VTL (P)-2010 Varietal Trial in Lucerne (Perennial)-3rd Year    
    CHAPTER 1:TALL FESCUE GRASS (PERENNIAL)    
    VTTF (P)-2009-4th Year VTT Tall Fescue 92-93  
           
    CHAPTER 2: FORAGE CROP PRODUCTION 94-176  
    A. ON-GOING CO-ORDINATED TRIALS      
    AST-1: Influence of resource conservations techniques on forage production and physio-chemcal status of soil 94  
    AST-2: Effect of tillage and nutrient management on the productivity of rice-Oat cropping system 109  
    AST-3: Performance of crops raised through waste water under varied nutrient levels 116  
    AST-4: Status of the effect of irrigation levels on green forage yield and quality of different forage crops during lean period 120  
    AST-5: Effect of stubble management and INM on yield quality growth attributes of oat and rice- Oat Cropping system 123  
    AST-6: Performance of dual purpose forage crops under different cutting management system 125  
    AST-7: Effect of weed management on forage and seed yield of berseem 136  
    B. ON- GOING LOCATION SPECIFE TRIALS    
    AST-8: Optimization of nitrogen for maize in different forage based cropping system 145  
    AST-9: Effect of soil amendments on productivity of rice-berseem and charge in soil properties of sodie soil 145  
    AST-10: Effect of soil amendment on yield of fodder sorghum in saline alkali soil 148  
    AST-11: Production potential of forage crops in rice fallows under varied nitrogen levels 149  
    AST-12: Banana based fodder intercropping in homesteads of kerala 150  
    AST-13: Effect of sources of nitrogen on oat and residual effect on succeeding crops 153  
    AST-14: Performance of bajra Napier Hybrid grass as influenced by micro- nutrients under irrigated conditions 155  
    AST-15: Effect of sowing time and Zn & thiourea spray on seed yield of dual purpose oat 156  
    C. AVT-2 BASED AGRONOMY TRIALS    
    AST-16: Effect of N levels on promising entries on Tall fescue grass 158  
    AST-17: Effect of nitrogen levels on green fodder yield of promising entries of oat (AVTO-2-SC) 161  
    D. NEW RESEARCH TRALS      
    AST-18: Effect of integrated nutrient management of yield and quality of oat (exploratory) 176  
           
    CHAPETR -3 FORAGE CROP PROTECTION    
           
    PPT-1: Monitoring of Insect-pests and diseases associated with berseem, lucerne and oat eco system 177  
    PPT-2A: Field screening of Rabi breeding materials for resistance to insect-pest and diseases 179  
    PPT-2B: Evaluation of berseem entries for resistance to root and stem rot diseases under sick plot 184  
    PPT-12: Integrated disease management in white clover 185  
    PPT-17: To study the pathogenic varivility of oats 186  
    PPT-18: Evaluation of entamopathogenic fungi on insect pests of lucerne 188  
           
    CHAPTER-4 BREEDER SEED PRODUCTION 194  
    APPENDIX      
    Appendix -I WEATHER REPORT A1-A14  
    Appendix -II Forage crop improvement trials at a Glance Rabi 2012 B1  
    Appendix -III Forage Crop Production Trials at a Glance Rabi 2012 B2  
    Appendix -IV Forage Crop Protection Trials at a Glance Rabi 2012 B3  
    Appendix -V Forage Breeding Activities at AICRP Centres Rabi 2012 C1-C10  
    Appendix -VI AICRP on Forage Cp Contres: Directory of scientific staff D1-D7