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Technical Program 2019-20: Nutrient Management

Centres



S. No

Code

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments/ Observations/Analysis

1

AGRA/

INM/

PMIL/

1984 – LT/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

SPS

PKS

Title Permanent manorial trial on pearlmillet

Objectives :

To evaluate the benefit of organic residue  with and without inorganic fertilizer  application on crop productivity

To identify suitable treatment  for   maximum productivity and monitoring   returns

Crop/Treatments

Crop : Pearlmillet

Treatments :

T1: Control

T2 : 100% RDF (60:40 NP kg/ha)

T3 : 50% RDF

T4 : 50% N (farm residue)

T5 : 50% N (FYM)

T6 : N (urea) + 50% N (farm residue)

T7 : 50% N (urea)+50% N (FYM)

T8 : 100% RDF + Zinc sulphate as soil application @ 25 kg ZnSO4/ha

T9 : Farmers’ practice (10-15 kg N/ha)

RBD,  4 reps

Observations/Analysis :

Soil:OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients, Nutrient use efficiency,  Carbon balance, Nutrient balance

Plant: Tillers/Plant,Grain Weight/Earhead (g) ,Days to Maturity,Grain yield, Straw yield, Harvest Index,1000 Grain Weight,RWUE,Economic analysis-Uptake N,P,K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients

Environment :Crop seasonal rainfall, No. of Dry spells and at what stage of crop, duration of each dry spell (mention days and month)

2

AGRA/

INM/

MUST/

2012 - 2016/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

 SPS

PKS

Title Balanced nutrient studies on mustard

Objectives :

To quantify the response of mustard  to   nutrient application

To assess moisture content at set interval

To workout the economics of    different      treatments

Crop/Treatments

Crop : : Fallow (kharif)Mustard

Treatments

T1: Control

T2 : 100% RDF (60:40 NP kg/ha)

T3 : 125 % RDF  with K (75:50:50 NPK kg/ha) (Soil test)  based

T4 : T3 + Zn

T5 : T3 + B

T6 : T3 + Sulphur

T7 : T3 + Zn + B + Sulphur

T8 : T2 + K (40 kg/ha)

RBD ,  4 reps

Observations/Analysis :

Soil :OC, N,P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients, Nutrient use efficiency,  Carbon balance, Nutrient balance

Plant : Days to 50% flowering,Pods/Plant,Days to Maturity,Seed yield,Haulm 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, Uptake N,P,K, Micro nutrients

 

Sl. No

Code/Year of start /

PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives

Crops / Treatments

1.

AKOL/NM/

PMT/1987/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

VVG

RSP

VAA

Permanent manurial trial in cotton + greegram intercropping (1:1) system

Objectives:

  • To evaluate the integrated plant nutrient supply for sustainable soil fertility, productivity and soil health
  • To study the productivity and economics of cotton + greengram (1:1) system

 

Crops: Cotton, greengram

Treatments:

T1 : Control

T2 : 100% RDF

T3 : 50% RDF

T4 : 50% N/ ha gliricidia

T5 : 50% N /ha FYM

T6 : 50% N fertilizers + 50% N gliricidia +100% P2O5 +100% K2O/ha  fertilizers

T7 : 50% N fertilizers + 50% N/ha FYM + 100% P2O5 +100% K2O/ha  fertilizers

T8: 100% N/ ha gliricidia + 100% P2O5 +100% K2O/ha  fertilizers

RDF: 60:30:30 NPK kg/ha

Design: RBD;  Replications: 3

2.

AKOL/NM/

PMT/2018/ OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

VVG

ABT

RSP

 

Satellite experiment on effect of integrated nutrient management (INM) in cotton + greegram intercropping (1:1) system

Objective:

  • To study / demonstrate the best treatments viz., balanced nutrition through Integrated Nutrient Management (INM) on in cotton + greengram intercropping (1:1) system and soil properties in large sized plots

Crops:  Cotton, greengram

Treatments:

T1 : 50% N fertilizers + 50% N/ha FYM + 100% P2O5 +100% K2O/ha  fertilizers

T2: 100% N/ ha gliricidia + 100% P2O5 +100% K2O/ha  fertilizers

T3: RDF (60:30:30 NPK kg/ha)

T4: Control

Non-replicated trial

3.

AKOL/NM/

2019/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

VVG

RSP

VAA

 

Impact of organic sources of nutrients on soil quality and yield of rainfed cotton in Vertisols

Objectives:

  • To study the effect of organic sources of nutrients on yield of cotton
  • To assess the effect of organic sources of nutrients on soil quality

 

Crop : Cotton

Treatments:

T1: RDF (60:30:30 NPK kg/ha)

T2: FYM 12 t/ha

T3: Gliricidia 8 t/ha

T4: Vermicompost 3.0 t/ha

T5: 50% N through FYM + 50% N through gliricidia

T6:50% N through FYM + 50% N through vermicompost

T7: 50% N through vermicompost + 50% N through Gliricidia

T8: 25% N through FYM + 25% N through vermicompost + 50% N through gliricidia

T9: 25% N through gliricidia + 25% N through vermicompost + 50% N through gliricidia

(P compensated through application of phosphocompost)

Design: RBD;   Replications: 3

 

S.

No

Code

 

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments/ Observations/Analysis

1.

ANAN/

NM/

GNUT/

1985 - LT/

OS

 

 

PI &

Co-PIs

MVSB

BSR

MVSR

KB

GNS

 

Title:Long term integrated nutrient management for groundnut

Objectives :

Long term effect of recycling of farm waste and organic manure on soil properties

Depletion pattern of soil nutrients

Crop/Treatments

Crop : Groundnut

Treatments :

T1: Control

T2: 20-40-40 NPK kg/ha

T3: 10-20-20 NPK kg/ha

T4: Groundnut shells @ 4t/ha

T5: FYM @ 4t/ha

T6: T3+T4

T7: T3+T5

T8: T2+ZnSO4 @ 50  kg/ha   (once in 3 years)
T9: FYM  @ 5 t/ha

T10: T2 + T4

RBD, 3 Reps

Observations/Analysis

Soil :OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients, Nutrient use efficiency,  Carbon balance, Nutrient balance

Plant :

Groundnut (as given earlier)

Uptake N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients

Other parameters: Economic analysis

2.

ANAN/

NM/

CAS/-

2012-LT/

OS

 

 

 

 

PI &

Co-PIs

MVSB

BSR

MVSR

KB

GNS

 

 

Title:Nutrient requirement of rainfed castor in Alfisols of scarce rainfall zone

Crop/Treatments

Crop: Castor

Treatments :

T1:60-40-30 (N, P2O5 & K2O)

T2:75-50-40 (N, P2O5 & K2O)

T3:45-30-20 (N, P2O5 & K2O)

T4: Soil test based fertilizer     application for T1

T5: Soil test based fertilizer application for T2

T6: Soil test based fertilizer application for T3

STBF-  30% higher than recommendation for low fertility and vice versa

Factorial RBD,    4 Reps

Observations/Analysis

Soil :OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients, Nutrient use efficiency

Plant :

Castor : Capsules/Plant, Seeds/Capsule ,Days to Maturity,Seed yield,Haulm 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 ,Uptake N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients

Other parameters: Economic analysis

3

ANAN/

NM/

GNUT/End Year 

2012 - LT/

OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

BSR

KB

GNS

MVSR

KMR

 

 

 

 

Title Native soil Phosphorus solubilisation and enhancement of nutrient use efficiency in core rainfed  groundnut growing Alfisols

Objectives:

To characterize the different P fractions in soils.

To study the soil acid and alkaline phosphate enzyme activities during flowering/peg preparation and pod filling stages as influenced by  different soil P mobilizing inputs.

Nutrient uptake and nutrient use efficiency 

Crop/Treatments

Crop: Groundnut

Treatments :

T1: Control

T2: Half RDF (10-20-20)

T3: T2 with PSB + AM  fungi

T4 : T2 with PSF +AM  fungi

T5 : T2 with PSB + PSF + AM  fungi

T6 : Soil test based fertilizer application

T7 :T6 with PSB + AM  fungi

T8 : T6 with PSF +AM  fungi

T9 : T6 with PSB + PSF + AM  fungi

T10 : Only PSB + PSF + AM  fungi

PSB:Bacillus megatherium

 var. phosphoticum @ 5kg/ha

PSF: Aspergillus awamori @ 5kg/ha

AM Fungi: Arbuscular mycorrhiza @ 12.5kg/ha

FYM @ 500kg/ha as starter dose for microbes

Observations/Analysis

Soil :OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients, P use efficiency,  (Buildup),P fractionation

P release characteristics

Plant :

Groundnut ( as given earlier)

Uptake N, P, K, Micro nutrients

Other parameters: Crop seasonal rainfall,Economic analysis

 

Sl. No

Code/Year of start /

PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives

Crops / Treatments

1.

ARJIA/NM/

PMT/2007/OS

 

PI & Co- PIs

JKB

AKK

RPM

Permanent manurial trial: Integrated nutrient management in rainfed maize - blackgram rotation

Objectives :

  • To evaluate productivity of maize and blackgram under organic and inorganic nutrition
  • To find out the effect of organic and inorganic fertilizers on soil fertility
  • To assess the economics of maize and blackgram under organic and inorganic nutrition
  • To assess the carbon sequestration potential of different treatments

 

Crops : Maize, blackgram rotation

Treatments:

T1:  Control (no fertilizer)

T2:  100% N (50 kg N/ha) (inorganic) + 30 kg P2O5/ha

T3:  25 kg N (FYM) + 25 kg N (inorganic) + 30 kg P2O5/ha

T4:  25 Kg N (compost) + 25 kg N (inorganic) + 30 kg P2O5/ha

T5:  25 kg N (crop residues i.e. wheat) + 25 kg N (inorganic) + 30 kg P2O5/ha

T6:  15 kg N (FYM) + 10 kg N (crop residues) + 25 kg N (inorganic) + 30 kg P2O5/ha

T7:  15 kg N (FYM) + 10 kg N (compost) + 25 kg N (inorganic) + 30 kg P2O5/ha

T8:  15 kg N (FYM) + 10 kg N (greenleaf) + 25 kg N (inorganic) + 30 kg P2O5/ha

T9:  100% recommended N (inorganic) without P and bio fertilizers

Design: RBD;  Replications: 3

 

Sl. No

Code/Year of start /

PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives

Crops / Treatments

1

BS/NM/PMT/ 2009/OS

 

 

PI & Co-PIs

MJS

AK

PSS

AY

 

Permanent manurial trial in maize – wheat cropping sequence under rainfed condition

Objectives:

  • To study the long term effect of fertilization and manuring on growth & yield of crops
  • To monitor the changes in soil properties (physical, chemical, biological) due to continuous fertilization and manuring
  • To identify an efficient treatment for attaining sustainable yield over long term basis under rainfed conditions
  • To assess the carbon sequestration potential of different treatments

Crops: Maize (kharif), wheat (rabi)

Treatments :

Kharif (maize)

T1: Control

T2: N (100% RDF)

T3: NP (100% RDF)

T4: NPK (100% RDF) (DAP)

T5 : NPK (100% RDF) + S (SSP)

T6: NPK (100% RDF) +ZnSO4

T7: NPK (50% RDF) + FYM 10 t/ha

T8: NPK (100% RDF) + FYM 10 t/ha

T9: NPK (150% RDF)

Rabi (wheat)

T1: Control

T2: N (100% RDF)

T3: NP (100% RDF)

T4 : NPK (100% RDF) (DAP)

T5 : NPK (100% RDF)  + S (SSP)

T6 : NPK (100% RDF)

T7 : NPK (50% RDF)

T8 : NPK (100% RDF) + FYM 10 t/ha

T9 : NPK (150% RDF)

Design: RBD;   Replications: 4

2.

BS/NM/PMT/ 2018/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

VS

MJS

PSS

 

 

Satellite experiment on effect of integrated nutrient management (INM) on maize-wheat system productivity

Objective:

  • To study/ demonstrate the best treatments viz., balanced nutrition through Integrated Nutrient Management (INM) on maize-wheat system productivity and soil properties in large sized plots

Crops: Maize (kharif), wheat (rabi)

Treatments:

Kharif (Maize)

T1: Control

T2: NPK (100% RDF)

T3: NPK (100% RDF) + FYM 10 t/ha

Rabi (Wheat)

T1: Control

T2: NPK (100% RDF) DAP

T3: NPK (100% RDF)

 

 

 

Sl. No

Code/Year of start /

PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives

Crops / Treatments

1.

VIJA/NM/

CROP/2012-LT/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

GRR

VSS

MSS

SBP

Permanent manorial trial on sorghum + chickpea rotated with safflower + chickpea

Objectives:

  • To find out long range effect of fertilizer and manure on soil fertility and crop yield

Crops : Sorghum / chickpea rotation with  sorghum / safflower

Treatments:

T1: Control

T: RPP

T3: 50% N  through FYM + 50%  inorganic sources

T4: 50%   N  through vermicompost + 50%  inorganic sources

T5: 50%   N  through sunhemp + 50%  inorganic sources

T6: 50%   N through glyricidia  loppings  + 50%  inorganic sources

T7: 50%   N through crop residues  + 50%  inorganic sources

Note: 10 kg/ha each of   ZnSO4.7H2O and FeSO7H2O chelated with 20 kg vermicompost and well decomposed FYM once in three years

Design : RBD; Replications: 3    

 

 

Sl. No

Code/Year of start /

PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives

Crops / Treatments

1.

BNCA/NM/

PMT/2010-LT/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

PB

PKS

NB

AS

PN

RK

 

 

 

 

Permanent manurial trial in

Rice–greengram - toria system and maize-greengram - rajmah

under rainfed situation

Objectives :

  • To study the suitable combination of inorganic and organic source of nutrients for sustainable cropping sequence.
  • To asses changes in soil fertility
  • To assess the carbon sequestration potential of different treatments

Crops: Rice (Inglongkiri), greengram(SG1), toria        (JT90-1); maize, rajmah (recommended varieties)

 i) Rice-greengram-toria

ii) Maize-greengram-rajmah

Treatments :

T1: Control

T2: 100% Recommended dose of fertilizer (RDF)

T3: 75% RDF + 3 t/ha vermicompost

T4: 75% RDF  + 1 t/ha vermicompost

T5: 75% RDF  + in situ Sesbania aculeata

T6: 50% RDF+ 3 t/ha vermicompost

T7: 50% RDF + 1 t/ha vermicompost

T8: 50% RDF  + in-situ Sesbania aculeata

T9: 3 t/ha vermicompost

T10: 1t/ha vermicompost

T11In-situ  Sesbania aculeata

Design: RBD,  Replications:3

2.

BNCA/NM/

PMT/2019/

/SE/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

PB

PKS

NB

AS

PN

RK

Satellite experiment on effect of integrated nutrient management  (INM) in rice and maize based cropping systems

Objectives :

  • To study /demonstrate the best treatments on productivity of rice and maize based cropping systems and on soil properties

Crops: i) Rice-greengram-toria;

ii) Maize-greengram-rajmah

Treatments :

T1: Control

T2: 75% RDF+3t/ha vermicompost (Best treatment)

 

S.

No

Code

 

Title/Objectives/ Crop/Treatments / Observations/Analysis

1.

BENG/

 NM/

CROP/

1978/

LT/OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

AS

BKR GND

MBR

 

Title :Response of crops to long term use of organic fertilizers and crop rotation

Objectives:

To find out the effect of FYM, maize residue and fertilizers on the yield of finger millet

To find out the amount of nutrients that can be substituted by a certain dose of FYM or maize residue

To study the buildup of soil fertility and improvement in soil physical properties

Crop/Treatments

Crops:  Fingermillet – Groundnut, Fingermillet - fingermillet

Treatments: 5

FYM block

T1. Control

T2. FYM @ 10 t/ha

T3. FYM @ 10 t/ha + 50% NPK

T4. FYM @ 10 t/ha + 100% NPK

T5. 100% NPK

Maize residue block

T1. Control

T2. MR @ 5 t/ha

T3. MR @ 5 t/ha + 50% NPK

T4. MR @ 5 t/ha + 100% NPK

T5. 100% NPK

Design: RBD

Replication:   2

Observations/Analysis:

Soil :OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients, Nutrient use efficiency,  Carbon balance, Nutrient balance

Fingermillet: Tillers/Plant,Grain yield, Straw yield, Harvest Index, 1000 Grain Weight,

Cost of Cultivation and 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

Groundnut: Days to 50% flowering,Plant height , Branches / plant, Pod yield,Days to Maturity

kernel yield,oil per cent,Haulm 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,Uptake N,P,K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients

Other parameters:Moisture availability at different crop growing stages, Extreme events, Economic analysis

2

BENG/ NM/

CROP/ 2013-2018/ OS

 

PI &

Co-PIs

AS

MNT

BKR

GND

MK

Title Yield maximization through integrated nutrient management in finger millet-groundnut cropping system under rainfed areas of Alfisols.

Objectives:

1. To study the effect of integrated nutrient management on yield, quality and economics of finger millet –groundnut cropping system

2. To assess the influence of integrated nutrient management on nutrient use efficiency and soil quality

Crop/Treatments

Crops:  Finger millet-Groundnut

Treatments –9

T1: Control

T2: NPK Only

T3: 10 t/ha FYM + NPK

T4:  Rec. NPK + bio-fertilizers

T5: 10 t/ha FYM+ Rec. NPK + bio- fertilizers

T6 : 10 t/ha FYM + 75% N & P+ 100% K + bio- fertilizers

T7 : Ex-situ green manure (7.5 t/ha) + 75% N & P+ 100% K + bio- fertilizers

T8 : In situ Green manure + 75% N & P+ 100% K + bio- fertilizers

T9 : 10 t/ha FYM+ 100% N & P+ 150% K + bio- fertilizers

  Design: RCBD, 3

Replication: 3

Observations/Analysis :

Soil :OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients, Nutrient use efficiency,  Carbon balance, Nutrient balance

Finger millet/ Groundnut: as given earlier

Uptake N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg Micro nutrients

Other parameters:Moisture availability at different crop growing stages, Extreme events, Economic analysis

2

BENG/ NM/

CROP/ 2013/ OS

 

 

 

 

PI &

Co-PIs

AS

MNT

BKR

GND

PCB

Title Effect of selenium application on drought mitigation and yield of finger millet

Objectives:

To study the influence of selenium application on drought tolerance,  growth, yield and economics of finger millet

Crop/Treatments

Crop : Finger millet

Treatments – 7

T1: Foliar spray of water

T2: Foliar spray of Sodium selenite (Na2SeO35H2O) @ 5g/ha at P.I

T3: Foliar spray of Sodium selenite @ 10g/ha

T4: Foliar spray of Sodium selenite @ 15g/ha

T5: Foliar spray of Sodium selenite @ 20g/ha

T6: Foliar spray of Sodium selenite @ 25g/

T7: Soil application of Sodium selenite @ 200g/ha

Foliar spray at panicle initiation stage                         

Design: RBD ,Replication: 3

Observations/Analysis :

Soil :OC, N, P, K, S, Ca, Mg, Micro nutrients, Nutrient use efficiency 

Finger millet:  as given earlier ,Any drought tolerance/physiological parameter to be studied

Uptake N,P,K, Micro nutrients,Other parameters:Moisture availability at different crop growing stages, Extreme events, Economic analysis

 

Sl. No

Code/Year of start /

PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives

Crops / Treatments

1.

FAIZ/NM/

INM/2016/OS

 

 

PI & Co-PIs

NK

RK

HCS

 

Effect of INM on pigeonpea based intercropping system under rainfed condition

Objectives:

  • To study the effect of INM on pigeonpea based intercropping systems
  • To increase the production potential under rainfed condition through INM in pigeonpea based cropping system
  • To study the effect of INM on soil properties

Crops:

Treatments:

Intercropping systems:

C1: Pigeonpea sole

C2: Pigeonpea + sesame (1:1)

C3: Pigeonpea + sorghum (1:1)

Nutrient management:

N1: RDF (20:40:0 kg NPK/ha) for pigeonpea and 60:30:30 kg NPK/ha for sorghum

N2: 75% RDF + FYM @ 5 t/ha

N3: 75% RDF + FYM @ 5 t/ha + sulphur @ 40 kg/ha

N4: 75% RDF + FYM @ 5 t/ha + sulphur @ 40 kg/ha + ZnSO4 @ 25 kg/ha

N5: 75% RDF + FYM @ 5 t/ha + sulphur @ 40 kg/ha + ZnSO@ 25 kg/ha + B @ 1.5 kg/ha

Design: RBD; Replications: 3

 

Sl. No

Code/Year of start /

PI & Co-PI

Title/Objectives

Crops / Treatments

1.

HISA/NM/

LT/2014/OS

 

PI & Co-PIs

KC

SKS

SKT

AK

Studies on long-term nutrient management on nutrient availability and crop yields in pearlmillet-mustard system

Objectives:

  • To study the  long-term effect of  nutrient management  on nutrient availability and crop yields in pearlmillet and mustard