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Technical Program 2018-19: Rainwater Management

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Code PI & Co-PIs

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1

AGRA/RWM/

CSC/2009/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

SKC

AS

RKY

 

 

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

·      Rainfall-runoff relationship

·      Threshold storage and design of pond

·      Water use strategy based on optimization technique.

·      Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond

·      Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the               diversified farming systems.

·     Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration               and upscaling

 

Fodder crop (pearl millet + Cowpea) in kharif and Barley in rabi

Vegetable crop : (kharif) Bottle gourd, chilli (green), okra

(Rabi) Carrot, radish, cabbage

Rabi crop  :  Barley/fennel

Method of sowing

Flat system

Ridge and furrow system

Sowing method

T1 : Fat sowing

T2 : Ridge and furrow sowing Irrigation schedule

T1 : Pre sowing (8 cm)

T2 : 30 DAS (8 cm)

T3 : 45 DAS (8 cm)

T4 : 60 DAS (8 cm)

Design : Split plot 

Replications-3  

 

Sl.

No.

Code PI & Co-PIs

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1

AKOL/RWM/

CSC/2012/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

RSP

MBN

ABT

VVG

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Soybean –chickpea

Treatments:

T1:Protective irrigation

T2: No irrigation

 

S.No

Code PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1.

ANAN/RWM/

CSC/2009/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

NK

RVR

MVSB

CRK

AMR

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling.

Crops : Groundnut,  pigeonpea

Treatments :

T1: Farmers practice

T2: Water harvesting and supplemental irrigation of 10 mm each through sprinkler system

2.

ANAN/RWM/

CSC/2009/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

NK

RVR

MVSB

CRK

AMR

Evaluation of different materials for minimization of evaporation

Treatments :

T1: Control

T2: Cetyl alcohol

T3: Seteryal alcohol

T4: Silicon oil

T6: Neem oil spray

T7: Thatched bamboo sheet

Design : RBD    ;    Replications-3

3.

ANAN/RWM/IM

C/2015/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

RVR

AMR

MVSB

CRK

NK

Effect of subsoiling on soil properties and and yield of dryland crops

 Objectives :

  • To conserve rainwater through subsoiling
  • To study moisture status in soil during dryspell periods.
  • To study effect of subsoiling on  growth, yield  and economics of rainfed crops

 Treatments

   Main plots: 4

          M1: No subsoiling

M2: Subsoiling at 1.0 m distance

M3: Subsoiling at 2.0 m distance

  Sub plots: 4

S1 : Pigeonpea

S2 : Castor

S3 : Clusterbean

S4:  Pearlmillet

S5: Groundnut                   

Design - Split plot  ;  Replications-3

4

ANAN/RWM/

IMC/2016/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AMR

RVR

MVSB

CRK

NK

 

In-situ moisture conservation in groundnut + pigeonpea intercropping system

Objectives :

·      To study in-situ moisture conservation through conservation furrows in groundnut + pigeonpea intercropping system

Treatments:

T1: Groundnut + pigeonpea  (8:1)

T2: Groundnut + pigeonpea  (8:1) + CF after every row

T3 : Groundnut + pigeonpea (8:1) + CF after every 2nd  row

T4 : Groundnut + pigeonpea (8:1) + CF after every 4th  row

T5 : Groundnut + pigeonpea (8:1) + CF after every 7th  row

T6 : Groundnut + pigeonpea (8:1) + CF at 3.6 m

Design : RBD;    Replications-3

 

Sl.No.

Code

PI& Co-PIs

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observation

1.

CCHIA/RWM/ 2016/OS

 

PI & Co-PI

AS

PK

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling.

Treatments:

Main plot :

A. Rabi crops

T1:  Coriander      

T2: Palak

T3: Radish

T4: Cabbage

T5: Mustard

B. Subplot (Irrigation)

T1: Ridge& furrow

T2: Drip (between two rows) (50% of PE)

T3:Drip (between two rows) (40% of PE)

C. Taramira (pre sowing irrigation)

Design: Split plot, Replications: 3

2. 

ARJIA/RWM /2017/OS

 

PI & Co- PIs

AKK

JKB

Study of different lining materials for seepage control in dug-out farm ponds.

Objectives:

  • To find the best lining material for dugout farm ponds 

Treatments:

Dugout farm pond and lining materials

i.   Lining with 750µ polythine (10889)

ii.  Lining with 500µ polythine (10889)

iii.Lining with 500µ polythine (15351)

iv.   Lining with stone pitching

v.    Kaccha pond

vi.   Lining with 500µ polythine (15351) +bricks

{Bottom:2.0mx2.0m(1:1.5 slop),Upper: 8.0m  x8.0m- one}

vii. Exiting cement concrete farm pond with 750µ polythine (10889)

Pond size :

·   {Bottom:2.0mx2.0m (1:1 slop), Upper: 8.0m x8.0m} 3.0m depth

3. 

ARJIA/RWM /2018/OS

 

PI & Co- PIs

AKK

JKB

In-situ moisture conservation strategies for maize cultivation in rainfed areas  

Objectives :

  • To find out the best in-situ moisture conservation practice for maize cultivation
  • To study the effect of in-situ moisture  conservation practices on soil and rainwater conservation  

Treatments:

T1: Cultivator  (farmer practice)

T2: Vibro chisel plough

T3: Chisel plough

T4: M.B. Plough

T5: Tota Plough 

Replication: Non replicated

Plot size: 25.0mX 10.0m

 

 

S.No.

Code PI & Co-PIs

Title/ Objectives/Crop/ Treatments/Observations / Analysis

1.

BS/RWM/ CSC/2009/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AY

MJS

AK

 Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

·      Rainfall-runoff relationship

·      Threshold storage and design of pond

·      Water use strategy based on optimization technique.

·      Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond

·      Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.

Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling.

 

Treatments:

Kharif: Maize & okra

·        Life saving irrigation to maize during dry spells.

·        Irrigation to okra at 50% of ET

 

Rabi: Wheat & pea

·        Supplemental irrigation at critical growth stages in wheat

Irrigation to pea at 50% of ET

 

S.

No

Code PI & Co-PIs 

Title/Objectives /Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1.

VIJA/

RWM/

2007 /

OS

 

 

PI & Co-PIs 

MSS

VSS

SCA

Catchment- storage- command area relationship for increasing water productivity in micro watersheds

Objectives:

  • To Develop the catchment storage and       command relationship for farm ponds
  • To demonstrate and determine WUE of different water saving techniques
  • To promote double cropping system and techniques for enhancing cropping intensity and crop yield by efficient utilization of water
  • To reduce the evaporation losses

Crops: Sorghum, Chickpea, Sunflower, Pigeonpea, Greengram, Sapota, Jasmine, Bt Cotton

T1:  One irrigation of 5 cm depth

T2:  Control plot without irrigation

Apart from the above treatments following studies would be taken up:

  • Water balance of pond
  • Develop  rainfall runoff relation
  • Develop catchment –    
  • Command relationship
  • Determine WUE for

different water saving     

techniques.

  • Quantification of water supplied through sprinkler to field crops and through drip to sapota

Run off    & Water budgeting studies

No.of run off events, Water stored in the farm pond \ Duration of availability of water in the pond quality of irrigation water, No. of irrigations and what stage of the crop, Kind  ( sprinkler)  and Quantity of each irrigation

Cost of each irrigation (including the cost of microirrigation systems, lifting from the pond using pumps, labour charges etc)

Observations on crops:  As per crop given earlier.

Sorghum:

Panicle length, Plant height, Days to 50% flowering, Days to Maturity

Grain yield, Straw yield, Harvest Index, 1000 Grain Weight,Economics,

Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm)

No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Sunflower: Days to Maturity, Seed yield, Haulm yield

Harvest Index, 100 Seed Weight

Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm)

No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Pigeonpea:

Fruiting branches/Plant, Days to 50 % flowering, Pods/Plant, Seeds/Pod , Days to Maturity, Seed Yield, Stalk Yield, Harvest Index, 100 Seed Weight, Economics, Net Returns,

BC Ratio, Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm), No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month),

RWUE

Greengram:  Days to 50 % flowering

Pods/Plant, Seed Yield, Stalk Yield

100 Seed Weight, Economics,

Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm)

No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Soil :

Soil moisture, Water use efficiency, and infiltration

Plant:

Environment :

Crop seasonal rainfall, Minimum & Maximum Temperature, Runoff, Evaporation, AET, PET and water balance

Other parameters:

CGP,  Moisture availability at different crop growing stages, Extreme events, Economic analysis

2

VIJA/

RWM/

CROP/

2012-16/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

MSS

SCA

STH

Determination of crop management factor values for the prevailing cropping system of vijayapur district

Objectives:

  • To determine crop-factor values for the prevailing cropping system of Bijapur District
  • To determine the runoff and soil losses for the prevailing cropping system

Crops: Sorghum, sunflower,pigeonpea, chickpea, greengram,

T1: With crop

T2: Without crop

Design: RBD

Replications: 3

Sunflower: as given earlier

Pigeonpea: as given earlier

Sorghum: as given earlier

Chickpea:

Days to 50% flowering, No.of nodules, Nodules fresh weight, Pods/Plant, Days to Maturity, Seed yield, Stalk yield, Harvest Index,

100 Seed Weight, Economics,

Crop Seasonal Rainfall (mm)

No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Soil :

Soil moisture, Soil loss, Water use efficiency, In-situ & ex-situ moisture and infiltration

Plant:

Environment :

Crop seasonal rainfall, Minimum & Maximum Temperature, Runoff, Evaporation, AET, PET and water balance

Other parameters:

CGP,  Moisture availability at different crop growing stages, Extreme events, Economic analysis

 

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Code

PI & Co-PI

Title / Objectives/Crops / Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1.

BNCI/RWM/

VEGE/2015/

OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AS

PKS

DS

PB

PN

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond.
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

 

Cropping sequence:

Potato-Maize (kharif)-maize (rabi);

Toria,- Ahu rice-greengram and green manuring crop

Treatments:

Irrigation level: (2)

R0: Control, no irrigation i.e., rainfed

R1:  Life saving  irrigation (during dry spell)

Cropping System: (4)

C1: Potato - maize (kharif) - greengram

C2: Potato - maize (kharif) - green manuring crop

C3: Toria - Ahu rice (aerobic) -  green gram

C4: Toria - Ahu rice (aerobic) - green manuring crop

Size of plot : 10m  x 10m

Design: Factorial RBD ; Replications-3

 

Sl. No.

Code PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations / Analysis

  1.  

 

BENG/RWM/

CSC/2009/

1998/OS

 

PI & Co-PI

MNT

MLG

DK

BGV

MC

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water 
  • productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling.

Sub experiment

a.    Efficient utilization of farm pond water for intensive and profitable crop production

Objectives :

  • To identify a profitable double cropping system involving fodder crop during early kharif to be followed by chickpea in rabi
  • To identify suitable chickpea variety for late sowing after fodder crops
  • To optimize the fertilizer dose for late sown chickpea crop on cropping system basis under protective irrigation

Crop: Fingermillet, papaya, banana, curry leaf, guava, amla, pomello

Vegetables : gourds and ornamental garden plants

Treatments:

T1: Life saving irrigation (fingermillet)

T2: Fish culture

T3: Horticulture components around the pond (papaya, curry leaf,  gourds, leafy vegetables)

T4: Nourishing horticultural crops Design: Non replicated large sized research cum demo plots 

Crops: Fodder pearl millet, fodder maize, sweet sorghum, chickpea

Fodder-  chickpea double  cropping system

Fodder crops - 3 species

Chickpea – 2 varieties

Fertilizer levels - 2 treatments

Design-Split plot  ; Replication-3

  1.  

BENG/RWM/

POLYMER/ 2014/OS

 

PI & Co-PI

MNT

MLG

BGV

DK

MC

Long term studies on effect of polymers on soil moisture dynamics and performance of fingermillet under rainfed condition

Objectives:

  • To study the longer term influence of polymer on performance of finger millet
  • To assess the soil moisture dynamics with soil polymer on long term basis

Crop: Finger millet

Treatments:

Factor A

P1 : Polymer A (Aquasorb @ 62.5 kg/ha)

P2 : Polymer B (Aquapod @ 62.5 kg/ha)

Factor B

T1 : Control

T2 : Once in 2 years

T3 : Once in 3 years

T4 : Once in 4 years

T5 : Once in 5 years

Design: Factorial RBD   ;   Replications-3

  1.  

BENG/ENM/ CROP/2018/ OS

 

PI &Co-PI

DK

MNT

MUD

BGV

MC

Impact of subsoiller for in situ moisture conservation of eastern dry zone

Objectives:

·     Soil moisture at different depths

·     Growth and yield  of crops

Main treatments:

C1: Finger millet + pigeonpea (8:2)

C2: Groundnut + pigeonpea (8:2)

Sub treatments:

T1: Recommended practices + Subsoiler 2m. Spacing

 T2: Recommended practices + Subsoiler 4m. Spacing

T3: Recommended practices + Subsoiler 2m. Spacing +  organic manure

T4: Recommended practices + Subsoiler 4m. Spacing +  organic manure

T5: Control

Design: Split plot; Replications-3

 

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Code

PI& Co-PIs

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observation

1.

CCHIA/RWM/ 2016/OS

 

PI & Co-PI

AS

PK

 

Effect of tillage and mulching on productivity of maize under dryland conditions.

Objectives:

  • To study the influence of tillage and mulching practices on crop productivity, economics, soil properties and rain water use  efficiency under dryland condition
  • To find out suitable cultural practices for in situ rainwater management practice for maize

Crop: Maize

 Treatments :

  (A) Tillage

  (i) Conventional, (ii) Minimum,

  (iii) Raised bed sowing

  (B) Mulching

  (i) No. mulch, (ii) Farm waste mulch , (iii) Polythene mulch,  (iv) Soil mulch

  Design: Split-plot ; Replications-4Plot Size: 6  m x 4 m 

 

S.No.

Code PI & Co-PI

Title/ Objectives/Crop/ Treatments/Observations / Analysis

1.

FFAIZ/RWM/

CSC/2016/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

HCS

NK

RK

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

·      Rainfall-runoff relationship

·      Threshold storage and design of pond.

·      Water use strategy based on optimization technique.

·      Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond

·      Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the                 diversified farming systems

  Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and            upscaling

Crops: Pigeonpea, maize, mustard, paddy,

Vegetable crops

 

Sl. No.

Code  PI &

Co-PIs

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1

HISA/RWM/

CSC/2010/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

MK

SKS

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling.

Kharif  & rabi crops, vegetables, medicinal and fruit plants 

 

Sl.

No.

Code PI & Co PI

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/ Analysis

1

 

INDO/RWM/

CS/2008 /OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

DHR

OPG

BS

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling.

Crops: soybean-chickpea

Horticultural crops: vegetables, flowers

Fodder

Treatments :

Rainfed condition : 

       T1: Soybean - chickpea

       T2: Soybean - potato

       T3: Maize - chickpea

       T4: Soybean - onion

 

S. No.

Code PI & Co-PI

Title/ Objectives/Crop/ Treatments/Experimental Design/Observations/Analysis

  1.  

JPUR/RWM/ CSC/2010/LT/OF and OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKS

AP

TC

 

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

·      Rainfall-runoff relationship

·      Threshold storage and design of pond.

·      Water use strategy based on optimization technique.

·      Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond

·      Efficient use of stored water to increase water roductivity         of the diversified farming systems.

·      Development of appropriate pond based model for                   demonstration and upscaling

Water harvesting structures -2

(one under OS and one under OF)

Rabi crops: Fieldpea, chickpea and vegetables

Treatments :

T1: rabi  crop-one irrigation (sprinkler)

T2: rabi crop-two irrigation (sprinkler)

T3: Farmers’ practice (flood irrigation)

  1.  

JPUR/RWM/ IMC/2016/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKS

TPC

AP

 

 

In situ moisture conservation in mal or marhan conditions

Objectives:

·     To retain more water in fields avoiding runoff

·     Efficient use of stored water  to increase water productivity

·     Cost-benefit analysis of different treatments

Crop: Rice (Marhan: CR 40; Mal: MTU1010)

Treatments :

T1: Summer ploughing after 1st shower of rainfall under dry seeding

T2: 5th row opening across slope with country  plough at 25 DAS under dry seeding

T3: Biasi (beushening) with country  plough at 25 DAS under dry seeding

T4: Seeding dhaincha with rice in same row by seed drill &          spraying of 2,4-D at 25 DAS

T5: Control

Design: RBD; Replications-4

Plot size: 5m x 4m; Spacing: 20cm x 8cm

 

S.

No

Code PI &Co-PI

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1.

KOVI/RWM/

CSC/2006 /OS

 

PI  & Co-PIs

NA

SM

KB

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Rainfed crops

Treatments :

T1: Crop (rainfed)

T2: Crop with supplemental irrigation through sprinkler irrigation

Note: Catchment: (1 ha)

Pond dimension: 25 m x 13 m x 1.5 m

Lining: Random rubble masonry 

2.

KOVI/RWM/ COTT/2014/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

NA

VS

SM

KB

Evaluation of  tillage methods for improving water use efficiency in rainfed cotton – greengram rotation

Objective :

  • To find the effect of tillage methods on soil moisture storage and yield of crops
  • To study the effect of tillage on soil properties 

Crop : Greengram (CO 6)

Treatments :

T1: Conventional tillage (Disc ploughing once  + tiller  ploughing twice)

T2: Chisel ploughing (Chisel ploughing once  + tiller ploughing once)

T3: Rotavator  ploughing once + chisel ploughing

T4: Conservation tillage

Design : RBD; Replications-5

 

S.

No

Code PI & Co-PIs

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1

PARB/RWM/ CSC/2011/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

MSP

BVA

GRH

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Treshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Treatments: 

Kharif - Soybean

T1: One protective irrigation at branching (sensitive stage)

T2: Control

Rabi- Safflower

T1: One protective irrigation at branching

T2: Two protective irrigations at branching and flowering

T3: One protective irrigation at branching (alternate row)

T4: Two protective irrigations at branching and flowering (alternate row)

T5: Control (no protective irrigation)

Plot size: 6.5 m x 10.0 m

Design: RBD;  Replications-4


2

PARB/RWM/

DS/2018/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

BVA

MSP

GRH

 

 

Effect of sub soiling on yield of soybean in rainfed condition  

Objectives:

  • To study the effect of sub soiling on growth and yield of soybean.
  • To find out suitable distance/ spacing for sub soiling
  • To study the economic  feasibility of sub soiling

 

Treatments:

 

   Main plot : Sub soiling

T1: Sub soiling at every year

T2:  Sub soiling at alternate year

T3: Sub soiling once in three year

Sub plots: Horizontal distance of subsoiling

T1: No subsoiling (control)

T2: Horizontal distance of sub soiling  at 150 cm

T3: Horizontal distance of sub soiling at 180cm

  T4: Horizontal distance of sub soiling at 210 cm

 

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Code PI &

Co-PIs

Title/ Objectives/Crop/ Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1.

PHUL/RWM/ CSC/2015/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

SKB

DKB

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity 

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crop: Okra – Radish sequence

Treatments:

T1 :Life saving irrigation for okra crop if required + one protective irrigation of 5 cm for radish crop

T2 : Life saving irrigation for okra crop if required + two protective irrigation of 5 cm for radish crop

T3 : Control i.e. without any protective irrigation

2.

PHUL/RWM/

2015/OS

 

PI &Co-PIs

SKB

DKB

Effect of in situ soil moisture conservation methods and rainwater harvesting on performance of vegetable – vegetable sequence in N-E Ghat Zone of Odisha

 

Objectives:

 

  • To study the effect of soil moisture conservation methods on soil moisture content, growth, yield and economics of kharif   vegetables
  • To study the feasibility of recycling of harvested rain water from soil moisture conservation methods for growing of rabi  vegetables

Treatments:

Main plot (soil moisture conservation)

T1: Broad bed furrow system

T2: Broad bed furrow system + organic mulching

T3: Ridge and furrow system

T4: Ridge and furrow system + organic mulching

Sub-plot (crops)

T1. Cauliflower - radish 

T2. Tomato - radish                    

T3. Okra - radish

Design: Split plot  ; Replications-3

 

Sl.

No

Code  PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives /Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1.

RAJK/RWM/

2017 /OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

MSG

PDV

DSH

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling.

Crop: Groundnut

Stored water will be utilized to irrigate groundnut crop at critical stage during dry spell and effect on yield will be assessed in comparison with non irrigated plot.

 

S. No

Code PI & Co-PI

      Title/Objectives/  Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1.

RAKH/RWM/

CS/2016/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

HKD

APS

VA

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water 
  • productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Kharif and rabi  crops (maize and wheat)

Treatments:

T1: Farmer’s practiceT2: One life saving irrigation at critical stage through sprinkler system

T3: Two life saving irrigations at critical stages through sprinkler system 

 

S.

No.

Code PI &

Co-PIs

Title/ Objectives/Crop/ Treatments/Observations / Analysis

1.

REWA/

RWM/CS 2018/OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

NKK

SMK

DPD

 Catchment-Storage-Command relationship and for enhancing water productivity.

                 Objectives:

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship

  • Threshold storage and design of pond

  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.

  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond

  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.

  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling.

Treatments :

Crops:

Kharif: soybean, rice

Rabi: chickpea, mustard, coriander and wheat

     Design: Non replicated

 

S.

No

Code PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1

SKNA/RWM/ 2015/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

BSD

BSP

CKP

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity.

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Cumin, mustard, dilseed

Spacing:

Cumin: 45 cm x 10 cm

Dilseed: 45 cm x 15 cm

Mustard: 45 cm x 15 cm

Plot size:70 m x 9 m

Design: RBD ;   Replications-7 

 

Sl. No

Code PI & Co-PIs

Title/Objectives /Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

1.

 

SOLA/RWM/

2017 /OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

RMG

SKU

VMA

NBM

 

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity.

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops: Pigeonpea/pearlmillet/greengram/sorghum/ chickpea/sunflower/safflower

Treatments:

T1: One irrigation of 5 cm depth

T2: Control plot without irrigation

 

S.

No.

Code PI & Co-PIs

Title/ Objectives/Crop/ Treatments/Observations/Analysis

1

VARA/RWM

/2009/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKN

JPS

ND

Catchment-storage-command relationship for enhancing water productivity 

Objectives :

  • Rainfall-runoff relationship
  • Threshold storage and design of pond.
  • Water use strategy based on optimization technique.
  • Seepage & evaporation studies in farm pond
  • Efficient use of stored water to increase water productivity of the diversified farming systems.
  • Development of appropriate pond based model for demonstration and upscaling

Crops:

C1: Okra

C2: Bottle gourd

C3: Cowpea

C4: Sponge gourd

C5: Bitter gourd

Irrigation:

Optimization of water use by varying frequency and amount of water applied (I1& I2)

Design: Factorial RBD;   Replications-3.

To study the performance of rice/pulses in double cropping system under residual moisture.

Crops:

Rice-pea

Rice-chickpea

Rice-rajma

With pre-sowing irrigation / residual moisture

Design: RBD;   Replications-3

2.

 

VARA/RWM

/2016/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKN

JPS

ND

 

Effect of tillage and land configuration on growth and yield of kharif  maize .

Objective: 

  • To study the effect of tillage and land surface modification on growth and yield of kharif   maize

Treatments:

Main plot:

A Conventional tillage (2 diskings + 1 criss cross cultivation)

B Summer ploughing + conventional tillage

Sub plot:

T1: Line sowing

T2: Ridge furrow planting

T3: Raised bed planting (two rows in each bed)

T4: Ridge furrow planting + straw mulch

T5: Raised bed planting (two rows in each bed) + straw mulch

Design: Split plot;   Replications-3

 

Village: Yerraguntapalli                         Mandal: Peapully                     District: Kurnool

Sl.

No

Code PI &

Co-PIs

Title/Objectives /Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

On farm-Participatory  Research /Technology Development and Refinement

  1.  

ANAN/

PTD/

RWM/

GNUT/

2015-17/

ORP

 

 

PI &              Co PIs

AMR

KB

MSR

BSR

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system
  • To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Farm pond size : To be evaluated(10x10x2.5 m3

10x30x2.5 m3/10x8x2.5 m3)

Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Crop :groundnut/ /pegionpea /other crops

10x10x2.5 m3

10x30x2.5 m3/10x8x2.5 m3

Supplemental/life saving  irrigation from the farm pand

Soil :

Experimental area (ha), soil moisture content, soil loss, amount applied:additional yield obtained, WUE, incremental WUE, crop stage at irrigation, economics, any refinement

Farmpond:Quantification of losses from pond:RWUE,

Availability of water in farmpond over time :measuring strength of soil:cement lining for retention of water in the farrmpond

Crop:yield and economics

  1.  

ANAN/

PTD/

RWM/

GNUT/

2015-17/

ORP

 

PI &              Co PIs

KB/AMR/

MSR

BSR

Evaluation of in-situ moisture conservation practices to mitigate dryspells

Objectives:

  • To evaluate land configuration with suitable implement / in-situ moisture conservation practice
  • To study the performance of the practice for higher yield and income

T1-Formation of conservation furrow with suitable implements in groundnut

 T2-Farmers’practice

Experimental area (ha), Soil moisture content, additional yield obtained, RWUE, any refinement.

Crop -yield and economics

  1.  

ANAN/

PTD/

RWM/

GNUT/

2015 -17/

ORP

 

PI &              Co PIs

AMR

KB

MSR

BSR

Improving the productivity of groundnut and pigeonpea intercropping system by deep tillage under rainfed conditions

Objectives

1.To study effect of deep tillage on in-situ soil moisture conservation  in groundnut

2.To study effect of  deep tillage practices on growth, yield and economics of groundnut+ pigeonpea intercropping system

Crop : Groundnut, pigeonpea

Treatments :

T1-Farmers’ practice

T2-Deep tillage by chisel plough

T3-Deep tillage by duck foot five row cultivator

Soil :

Experimental area (ha), soil moisture content,Crop -yield and economics

 

Village : Nevariaya                      Mandal : Gangarar                     District : Chittorgarh

Sl.

No

Code PI &

Co-PIs

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

On farm-Participatory  Research /Technology Development and Refinement

1

ARJI/PTD

RWM/

MAIZ/

2015-17/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKK

RKS

JKB B

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system
  • To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Farm pond size : To be evaluated

Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Crop : Major rainfed crops, crop diversification

Agri-horti systems

Life saving/supplemental irrigation

Economics

Days to maturity

Seed yield

Stalk yield

Harvest index,

100 seed weight

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm)

RWUE

Farmers' feed back

2

ARJI/PTD

RWM/

MAIZ/

2015-17/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

AKK

RKS

JKB B

   Evaluation of in-situ moisture conservation practices to mitigate dryspells

 Objectives:

  • To evaluate land configuration with suitable implement / in-situ moisture conservation practice
  • To study the performance of the practice for higher yield and income

Crop: Maize

Treatments :

A. Soil & water conservation measures

i.  Peripheral bunding

ii.  Deep ploughing

iii. Chiselling

B. Conservation farming

i.  Tillage against  the slope 

ii. Sowing against the slope

iii. Soil mulching

iv. Ridge after sowing (30 DAS)

B. Farmer’s practice

Crop yield and economics, RWUE, number of dry spells and stage of occurrence, duration of dry spells, farmers’ feed back

3

ARJI/PTD

RWM/

MAIZ/

2015-17/

ORP

PI & Co-PIs

AKK

RKS

JKB

Enhancing productivity of rainfed maize through use of agro-chemicals

Objective:

  • To study the effect of agro-chemicals on yield of rainfed maize.
  • To find out the effect of agro-chemicals under adverse weather situation

  Locations-5, Area- 2.0 ha

Crop : Maize

Treatments

T1 - RDF + No spray

T2 –RDF + Water spray

T3 – RDF+ KNO3 (1 or 2 spray @ 1%) 

Crop yield and economics, RWUE, number of dry spells and stage of occurrence, duration of dry spells farmers’ feed back.

 

Village:Behdarya                           Taluk :Talwara                         District: Hoshiarpur

Sl.

No

Code

PI & Co-PI

Title/ Objective/Crops /TreatmentsObservations/Analysis

On farm-Participatory  Research /Technology Development and Refinement

  1.  

BS/PTD/

RWM/

Crop /

2015/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

VS

MJS

Effect of vegetative barriers on the productivity of maize – wheat cropping system

Objectives:

  • To select grass species for effective checking of soil erosion and in-situ rainwater conservation
  • To study the effect of vegetative barriers in terms of crop yield and biomass

Crops: Vegetative barriers & Crops

Treatments :

(Vegetative barriers)

T1 : Control

T2 : Napier hybrid bajra

T3 : Local grass

Days to maturity

Grain Yield

Straw Yield

Harvest index

Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall,Soil moisture content, Water use efficiency

  1.  

BS/PTD/

RWM/

MAIZE-

WHEAT /

2015/

ORP

PI & Co-PIs

VS

MJS

Effect of tillage on the crop productivity in maize-wheat sequence under dryland condition

Objectives:

  • To study the effect of tillage on productivity of rainfed maize and wheat

Crops: Maize, Wheat

Treatments :

T1: Conventional tillage (CT) + interculture

T2: Reduced tillage (50% CT) + interculture

T3: Reduced tillage (50% CT) + Herbicide

Days to maturity

Grain Yield

Straw Yield

Harvest index

Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall

Soil moisture content, Water use efficiency

Soil physicochemical properties

  1.  

BS/PTD/

RWM/

CROPS /

2015/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

VS

MJS

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system

To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Water Harvesting structures -1

Rabi crops: Wheat, oil seed crops and vegetables

Crop seasonal rainfall,Minimum & Maximum Temperature,Evaporation, and water balance,No.ofrun off events,water stored in the farm pond ,Duration of availability of water in the pond,Quality of irrigation water,No. of irrigations

 

Villages: Baichenahalli, Irakasandra              Taluk:Koratagere            District:Tumakuru

Sl.

No.

Code PI &

Co-PIs

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

On farm-Participatory Research/Technology Development and Refinement

1

BANG/PTD/

RWM/CROP/2015-18/ORP

 

PI &Co-PIs

BKR

DK

MNT

 

Evaluation of in-situ moisture conservation practices to mitigate dry spells

Objectives:

  • To evaluate land configuration with suitable implement / in-situ moisture conservation practice
  • To study the performance of the practice for higher yield and income
  • Crop: Finger millet etc
  • Cropping system: Finger millet/groundnut based intercropping systems
  • Conservation furrow

RWUE

 Intercropping systems

Days to maturity  for main and intercrop, Grain/Seed yield of crops, Straw/Stalk yield of crops, Main crop equivalent yield, LER,  economic analysis, crop seasonal rain fall (mm), number of dry spells and at what stage of crop duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), Any refinement formers feedback

2

BANG/PTD/

RWM/CROP/2015-18/ORP

 

 

PI &Co-PIs

BKR

DK

MNT

 

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system
  • To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Farm pond size : To be evaluated

Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Crop : Major rainfed crops, crop diversification

Agri-Harti systems

Life saving/supplemental irrigation

Economics,Days to maturity,Seed yield,Stalk yield,Harvest index,100 seed weight,Crop seasonal rainfall (mm),RWUE,Farmers' feed back

 

 Village: Gonda                                 Mandal: Meral                              District: Garhwa

S. No

Code PI & Co-PIs

Title/ Objectives/Crop/ Treatments/Observation

On farm-Participatory  Research /Technology Development and Refinement

1

CHIA/PTD

RWM/

CROP/

2015-17/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

DNS

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system
  • To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Farm pond size : To be evaluated

Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Crop : Major rainfed crops, crop diversification

Agri-horti systems

Treatments : As per need

Economics

Days to maturity

Seed yield

Stalk yield

Harvest index,

100 seed weight

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm)

RWUE

Farmers' feed back

2

CHIA/PTD

RWM/

CROPS/

2015-17/

ORP

 

PI & Co-PIs

DNS

  Evaluation of in-situ moisture conservation practices to mitigate dryspells

Objectives:

  • To evaluate land configuration with suitable implement / in-situ moisture conservation practice
  • To study the performance of the practice for higher yield and income

Crops: Major Kharif and Rabi

crops

1.Recommended in-situ moisture conservation practices

2.Farmers’ method

Days to Maturity, seed yield, stalk yield, harvest index, 100 seed wt., economics, crop seasonal rainfall (mm), no. of dry spells and stage of crop, duration of each dry spell RWUE, nodulation

 

              Village : Chhaparjogiyan                                               District:Bhiwani

Sl.

No

Code PI &

Co-PI

Title/Objectives /Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

On farm-Participatory Research /Technology Development and Refinement

1.

HISA/ PTD/

RWM/

CROP/

2014-17/

ORP

 

PI &

Co-PIs

PKB

RSM

 

Effect of moisture conservation on productivity of chickpea and  mustard

Objective:

  • To demonstrate various implements for moisture conservation in raising major rabi crops viz. chickpea and mustard

Crops: Mustard and  chickpea

Treatments:

T1- Disc harrow

T2- Country plough

Soil

Soil moisture content, Water use efficiency, In-situ & ex-situ moisture

Mustard:

Days to maturity, Seed yield, Haulm yield, Harvest index, 1000 seed weight, Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm), No. of dry spells and stage of  crop, duration of each dry spell (with days and month),

RWUE

Chickpea:

Days to maturity, Seed yield, Stalk yield, Harvest index, 100 seed weight, Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm), No. of dry spells and  stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Farmers' feedback on

any refinement

2

HISA/ PTD/

RWM/

CROP/

2014-17/

ORP

 

PI &

Co-PIs

PKB

RSM

 

Rainwater harvesting in farm pond (standardizing design) for efficient use through supplemental irrigation with micro-irrigation systems.

Objectives :

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system
  • To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Farm pond size : To be evaluated

Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Crop : Major rainfed crops, crop diversification

Agri-Harti systems

Life saving/supplemental irrigation

Economics

Days to maturity

Seed yield

Stalk yield

Harvest index,

100 seed weight

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm)

RWUE

Farmers' feed back

Technology Upscaling

3

HISA/

TU/

 RWM/

CPDM/

2014- 17/ORP

PI &

Co-PIs

 RSM

PKB

Drought management in pearl millet

Objective:

  • To manage drought conditions and to mitigate adverse weather situations

Crop: Pearl millet

Treatments :

T1- Pearl millet

       (45 cm)

T2- 3rd  row harvesting for fodder 30 DAS

Pearl millet: As given earlier

Farmers' feedback

on any refinement

 4

HISA/ TU/

RWM/

CROP/

2014 - 17/

ORP

PI &

Co-PIs

RSM

PKB

Enhancing  rain water conservation in soil profile

Objective:

  • Addition of pond silt to increase moisture retention

Crop: Chickpea / mustard

T1_- Untreated plot

T2- Plot with pond silt

       addition  @ 40 t/ha

Soil

Soil moisture content, Water use efficiency, in-situ and ex-situ moisture

Chickpea:

Days to maturity, Grain and straw yield,

 Harvest  index, 1000 grain weight, Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm),No. of  dry spells and  stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (with days and month),RWUE

Mustard:

Days to maturity, Seed yield, Haulm yield, Harvest index, 100 seed weight, Economics

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm),No. of dry spells and  stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (with days and month), RWUE

Farmers' feedback on,any refinement

 

Village: Piplodadwarkadheesh                    Taluk: Ujjain                          District: Ujjain   

S.

N.

Code PI  & Co-PIs

Title/Objectives/Crop/Treatments/Observations/Analysis

On farm-Participatory Research /Technology Development and Refinement

1

INDO/PTD

RWM/ Soy/2015 - 17/

ORP

 

PI &

Co-PI

DHR/SM

Increasing water availability for enhancing crop productivity through creation of water harvesting tank in new ORP site through participatory mode.

Objectives:

  • To generate data on water availability and to observe its effect on increase in kharif/rabi cropped area.

Site selection and creation of WHT,

Crops: Soybean followed by wheat, chickpea

Study on Lifting pump and micro irrigation system to be evaluated

Economics of tank creation, rainwater productivity, water availability and its utilization.

2

INDO/PTD/

RWM/ Soy/

2015 - 17/

ORP

 

PI &

Co-PI

DHR/SM

Evaluation of in-situ moisture conservation practices to mitigate dryspells

Objectives:

  • To evaluate land configuration with suitable implement / in-situ moisture conservation practice
  • To study the performance of the practice for higher yield and income
  1. Ridge – furrow planting
  2. Broad bed – furrow system

Days to Maturity, seed yield, stalk yield, harvest index, 100 seed wt., economics, crop seasonal rainfall (mm), no. of dry spells and stage of crop, duration of each dry spell RWUE, nodulation

Technologies Upscaling

7

INDO/

TU/RWM/2015 - 17/

ORP

 

PI &

Co-PI

DHR/SM

Natural  resource conservation technologies for increasing productivity in the region.

Objectives:

  • To provide the technical guidance to the villagers for up scaling and

out-scaling of various technologies

·Various soil and water conservation measures as per the site including provision of adequate drainage

Documentation of the  of technologies up scaled, Crop productivity, Farmers’ feedback, Extent of out scaling,

 

   Villages: Hingani                                Taluk: Man                                District: Satara

                S.

No

Code PI &

Co-PI

Title/Objectives /Crop/Treatments /Observations/Analysis

On farm-Participatory  Research /Technology Development and Refinement

1

SOLA/ PTD/

RWM/

SORG/

2015 - 17/

ORP

PI&

Co-PIs

SKU

DBB

SBT VAM

Effect of in-situ moisture conservation practices on the performance of rabi sorghum.

Objective -

To demonstrate the productivity of rabi sorghum by adoption of soil moisture conservation practice.

Crop: Rabi Sorhgum

Treatments :

T1. Compartment bund in kharif

T2. Control – Farmers’ practice (Harrowing)

Economics,

Days to maturity

Seed yield, Stalk yield

Harvest index,

100 seed weight

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm)

No. of dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE

Farmers' feed back

2

SOLA/ PTD/

RWM/

SORG/

2015 - 17/

ORP

 

 

PI&

Co-PIs

SKU

DBB

SBT VAM

Rain water harvesting and efficient recycling through farm pond

Objectives:

  • To evaluate / standardize design of farm pond based on catchment-command area relationship – runoff potential
  • To study the efficient use of harvested rainwater for supplemental / life saving irrigation using energy efficient lifting pump, micro irrigation system

To evaluate  the stored water for multiple use,  higher water productivity and income 

Crop: Rabi Sorhgum

Treatments :

T1. One Protective irrigation 35 DAS

T2. Two Protective irrigation 35 DAS & 65 DAS

T3. Control – No Irrigation

Economics

Days to maturity

Seed yield

Stalk yield

Harvest index,

100 seed weight

Crop seasonal rainfall (mm)

RWUE

Farmers' feed back

3

SOLA/ PTD/

RWM/

SORG/

2015 - 17/

ORP

PI&

Co-PIs

DBB

SBT

SKU VAM

Effect of Tank silt application on yield of Sorghum under rainfed conditions.

Objective :

To test the profitability of Tank silt application to rabi Sorghum on shallow soils under dryland conditions

Crop:  Rabi Sorghum

Treatments :

T1.Application of tank silt

T2. Application of tank silt + ridges and furrows.

T3. Farmers Practice – without tank silt and ridges and furrows.

Economics,Days to maturity,Grain yield, straw yield, Harvest index,1000 grain weight,Economics,Crop seasonal rainfall (mm),No. of dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month), RWUE,Farmers' feed back

Technology Upscaling

4

SOLA/ TU/RWM/SORG/

2015 – 17/ORP

PI&

Co-PIs

SKU

SBT

DBB VAM

Studies on effect of tank silt on soil fertility and water productivity on shallow soil

Objective -

To demonstrate the effect of tank silt on soil fertility and water productivity on shallow soil

  1. Application of tank silt on shallow soil
  2. Farmers practice – no tank silt application

Economics,Days to maturity, Grain yield,Straw yield, Harvest index,1000 grain weight,Crop seasonal rainfall (mm),No. of dry spells and at what stage of crop, RWUE,Farmers' feed back

 

 

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