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Area Kalingalar
Kalingalar Sub Basin

Professor & Head,
Agricultural Research Station,
Kovilpatti - 628 501.
Ph. No. 04632 220533
E mail ID: [email protected]



Agricultural Research Station, Kovilpatti is implementing centre. Total of 56 varieties have been developed so for from this station in dryland crops like, cotton, millets (sorghum, pearl millet, maize, ragi, and minor millets), pulses (black gram and green gram) oil seeds (sunflower, gingelly and safflower) and chillies.




Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


Sl No Activities I Year II Year Total
A. Project mode      
1 Improved production technology for sunflower 20 15 35
2 Improved production technology for maize 20   20
3 Improved production technology for pulses 10   10
4 Improved production technology for Cotton 10 15 25
B Mission mode      
1 System of Rice Intensification 40 20 60
2 Rice fallow pulse production technology 40 20 60
C Model village and organic farming 20   20
D Seed production green gram 10   10
E Implements for farm mechanization      
1 Rotary weeder 200 100 300
2 SRI marker 8 4 12
3 Rotavator 1   1
4 Maize husker sheller 1   1
5 Mechanical power weeder 1 1 2
6 Sunflower thresher 1   1
7 Seed cum fertilizer drill 1 1 2

S.No

Name of the intervention

Yield Details (kg ha-1)

% increase over Control

2008-09

2009-10

2011-12

Mean

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

1.

SRI

5718

6470

5490

7124

5261

6019

5490

6538

19

2.

IPT sunflower

1171

1687

1152

1724

1707

2315

1343

1908

42

3.

IPT cotton

1323

1724

1322

1897

1323

1810

37

4.

IPT maize

4610

5558

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4610

5558

21

5.

IPT pulses

526

698

526

698

33