Annual Report ( 2007-08 )

Part - II : Rabi - 2008

 


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-2007-08

 


CHAPTER 1 : FORAGE CROP IMPROVEMENT (1-91)

1.IVTB:Initial Varietal Trial in Berseem(1)
2.AVTB – 1:First Advanced Varietal Trial in Berseem(9)
3.IVTO (SC):Initial Varietal Trial in Oats (Single-cut)(15)
4.AVTO(SC) – 1:First Advanced Varietal Trial in Oats (Single cut)(32)
5.AVTO(SC) – 2:Second Advanced Varietal Trial in Oats (Single cut)(47)
6.AVTO(SC)-2(Seed):Advanced Varietal Trial in Oats (Singlecut) for Seed(58)
7.IVTO (MC):Initial Varietal Trial in Oats (Multi cut)(60)
8.VTL (P) – 07:Varietal Trial in Lucerne (Perennial) 1st Year(70)
9.VTL (P) – 05:Varietal Trial in Lucerne (Perennial) 3rd Year(75)
10.VTWC (P) – 05:Varietal Trial in Improved White Clover Strains in Sub – Tropical Himalayan Hill Region (3rd year)(82)
11.VTTF (P) – 06:Evaluation of the Improved Tall Fescue Grass Strains in Sub – Temperate and Temperate Himalayan Hill Region (2nd year)(85)
12.IVT Sh:Initial Varietal Trial in Shaftal(87)

 


CHAPTER 2: FORAGE CROP PRODUCTION (92-216)

A. ON-GOING TRIALS: (a) COORDINATED TRIALS
1.AST – 1.1:Integrated Nutrient Management in Food forage / Forage Based System(92)
2.AST – 2.1:Optimization of Sulphur and Zinc Levels for Enhancement of Seed Production of Forage Based Cropping System(135)
3.AST – 3.1:Effect of Perennial Grass Based Intercropping System for Forage Productivity During Lean Period under Upland Irrigation Condition(153)
4.AST – 3.2:Forage Crop Intensification in Rice Based System for Forage Supply During Lean Period under Limited Irrigation(158)
5.AST – 4.1:Evaluation of Forage Production Potential of Maize Grown for Baby Corn and Green Cob(163)
(b) LOCATION SPECIFIC TRIALS
6.AST – 5.1:Remunerative Forage Based Cropping System for Sustained Productivity under Irrigated Conditions (Mandya)(188)
7.AST – 5.2:Evaluation of Forage and Commercial Crops for Enhanced Productivity and Sustainability under Coconut Plantation(190)
B. NEW TRIALS: (a) COORDINATED
8.AST – 1.1 (NT)Influence of Nutrients (Macro & Micro) on Forage Production and Quality of Perennial Lucerne in Central Zone(194)
9.AST – 2.1 (NT)Effect of Nitrogen Levels on Forage Yield of Promising Entries of Oats – AVT – 2 (Single Cut)(200)


CHAPTER 3 : FORAGE CROP PROTECTION (217 - 237)
1.PPT – 1:Survey of Pathogens, Insect Pests and Nematodes Associated with Berseem, Lucerne and Oats Ecosystems(217)
2.PPT – 2A:Evaluation of Vartietal Trials for Resistance to Diseases, Insect Pests and Nematodes(223)
3.PPT – 2B:Evaluation of Berseem Entries for Resistance to Root and Stem Rot Diseases under Sick Plot Condition(229)
4.PPT – 3:Validation of Integrated Pest Management in Lucerne for Seed Production in Farmer’s Field(231)
5.PPT – 6:Validation of Root and Stem Rot Disease of Berseem on Large Farm(232)
6.PPT – 7:Integrated Pest Management in Seed Crop of Lucerne(233)
7.PPT – 8:Refinement of Disease Management Technology for Seed Production in Oat(235)
8.PPT – 9:Management of Root Rot Disease of Oat Through Organic Amendments(236)

CHAPTER 4: BREEDER SEED PRODUCTION (238 - 241)

CHAPTER 5: WEATHER REPORT (242 - 258)


APPENDICES
Appendix – I:Forage Crop improvement Trials at a Glance Rabi 2007-08(A – 1)
Appendix – II:Forage Crop Production Trials at a Glance :Rabi 2007-08(A – 2)
Appendix – III:Forage Crop Protection Trials at a Glance :Rabi 2007-08(A – 3)
Appendix – IV:AICRP on Forage Crops Centres : Directory of Scientific Staff(B1– B9)