Annual Report ( 2008-09 )

Part - II : Rabi - 2009

 


CONTENTS

Preface
Executive Summary
AICRP on Forage Crops - State-wise zones and Coordinating Centers and Testing Locations
AICRP on Forage Crops - Entries Code with Name and their Contributors-Rabi-2008-09

 


CHAPTER 1 : FORAGE CROP IMPROVEMENT (1-90)

1.IVTB: Initial Varietal Trial in Berseem(1)
2.IVTO(SC): Initial Varietal trial in Oats (Single – cut)(11)
3.AVTO(SC)-1: First Advanced Varietal Trial in Oats (Single cut)(29)
4.AVTO(SC)-2: Second Advanced Varietal trial In Oats(single cut)(48)
5.AVTO(SC)-2(Seed): Advanced Varietal Trial in Oats(Single cut) for Seed(61)
6.IVTO(MC): Initial Varietal trial in Oats (Multi cut)(64)
7.AVTO-1(MC):First Advanced Varietal trial in Oats(Multicut)(75)
8.VTL(P)-2007-2nd Yr:Varietal Trial in Lucerne(Perennial) 2nd Year(79)
9.VTTF(P)-2006- 3rd Yr:Evaluation of Tall Fescue Grass Strains in Sub-temperate and Temperate Himalayan Hill Region (3rd Year)(84)
10.BSTO-2:Breeding Special trial in Oats( Single cut): Perforance of Entries in Problem Soils(87)

 


CHAPTER 2: FORAGE CROP PRODUCTION (91-212)

A. ON-GOING TRIALS: (a) COORDINATED TRIALS
1. AST- 1.1:Integrated nutrient management in food forage/ forage based system(91)
2. AST- 2.1:Optimization of S and Zn levels for enhancement of seed production of forage based cropping system(131)
3. AST- 3.1: Effect of perennial grass-based intercropping system for forage productivity during lean period under irrigation condition(144)
4. AST- 3.2: Forage crop intensification in rice based system for forage supply during lean period under limited irrigation(150)
5. AST- 4.1: Evaluation of forage production potential of maize grown for baby corn and green cob(155)
6. AST- 5.1: Influence of Nutrients ( Macro & Micro) on Forage Production and Quality of Lucerne in Central Zone(179)
(b) LOCATION SPECIFIC TRIALS
7. AST- 6.1:Remunerative Forage Based Cropping System for Sustained Productivity under irrigated Conditions (Mandya)(185)
8. AST- 6.2:Evaluation of Forage and Commercial Crops for Enhanced Productivity and Sustainability under Coconut Plantation (Vellayani)(187)
B. NEW RESEARACH TRIALS: (a) LOCATION SEPECIFIC
9. AST- 1.1 (NT):Optimization of Nitrogen for Summer Maize and Pearlmillet (Fodder) in Rice Based Cropping System(193)
10. AST- 1.2(NT):Effect of Sowing Methods and Cutting Management on Green Fodder and Seed Yield in Lucerne(194)
11. AST- 1.3(NT):Effect of Nitrogen Levels on Forage yield of Promising Entries of Tall Fescue (AVT-2)(197)
(b) COORDINATED
12. AST- 1.4(NT):Effect of Nitrogen Levels on Forage Yield of Promising Entries of Oats-AVT-2(Single Cut)(198)


CHAPTER 3 : FORAGE CROP PROTECTION (213 - 229)
1. PPT –1 :Survey and Surveillance of Diseases and Insect-Pests in Berseem, Lucerne and Oats(213)
2. PPT –2A:Evaluation of Varietal trials for Resistance to Diseases, Insect Pests and Nematodes(216)
3. PPT –2B:Evaluation of Berseem Entries for Resistance to Root and Stem Rot Diseases under Sick Plot(221)
4. PPT –7 :Integrated Pest Management in Seed Crop of Lucerne(222)
5. PPT –8 :Refinement of Disease Management Technology for Seed Production in Oat(224)
6. PPT –9 :Management of Root Disease of Oat Through Organic Amendments(226)
7. PPT -10:Bio Intensive Pest Management in Lucerne(227)


CHAPTER 4: BREEDER SEED PRODUCTION (230 - 234)

CHAPTER 5: WEATHER REPORT (235 - 245)


APPENDICES
Appendix – I A:Forage Crop Improvement Trials at a Glance Rabi– 2008-09(A-1)
Appendix – I B:Forage Crop Production Trials at a Glance Rabi – 2008-09(A-2)
Annendix -I C:Forage Crop Protection Trials at a Glance Rabi-2008-09(A-3)
Annexure - II:AICRP(FC) and AICW & BIP Collaborative Trails(B1 -B 24)
Annexure - III:AICRP(FC) on Forage Crop Centres Directory of the Scientific Staff(C1-C9)