frontline demonstrations (2015-16)

CROP

Crop

Thematic area

Technology Demonstrated

Gerbera

Varietal evaluation

Varietal Performance of Gerbera Var: Red Gem

 

Rice (var. Gitesh)

Micronutrient application

RDF+25kg ZnSO4 Heptahydrate/ha in rice

 

 

LIVESTOCK

Enterprise

Thematic area

 

Technology Demonstrated

 

Dairy

Feed Management

 

Urea Treatment of Paddy Straw

 

 

ot

Enterprise

Performance parameters /
indicators

Remarks

 

Natural Dye

 

Colour Fastness against sunlight

 

Good colour fastness against sunlight and washing was obtained from Annatto and coral Jasmine and tita phul.

 

Ergonomically designed tea plucking basket

 

Musculo Skeletal problems

 

Reduces back pain , neck pain  and shoulder pain, very comfortable to use.

Improved sickle

Out put / Hour, Musculo Skeletal problems

 

Very comfortable to use, Provides very good grip. Out put per hour 35 m2  with improved sickle and 37 m2  with traditional sickle. Higher output obtained with local sickles as compared to improved one May be  due to their habits of using traditional sickle since long-time.