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Area Karumeniyar
Karumeniyar Sub Basin

The Professor & Head,
Department of Soil and Crops,
Agricultural College and Research Institute,
Killikulam, Vallanad – 628 252.
Ph. No. 04630 261226
Fax No. 04630 261228
E Mail ID : [email protected]





Agricultural College & Research Institute, Killikulam (Thoothukudi District) is the implementing centre for this project. The college is situated near Vallanadu, which is located at a distance of 19 km from Tirunelveli on the Tirunelveli – Thoothukudi Highways.




Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


S.No Particulars 2009-10 2010-11 Total
A. Project Mode      
1 IPT in GL pulses 20 15 35
2 IPT in Cotton 2 - 2
3 IPT in Groundnut 5 5 10
B. Mission Mode      
1 Green manure – SRI – RF pulses 22 21 43
2 SRI – RF pulses 81 81 162
3 Soil Testing charges      
C Implementation for farm mechanization      
1 Weeder Demo 206 204 410
2 SRI marker 21 20 41
3 Chisel plough 2 - 2
4 Rotavotar 2 - 2
5 Disc plough 2 - 2

S. No

Name of the intervention

Yield Details (kg ha-1/t ha-1)

% increase over control

2010-2011

2011-2012

Mean

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

1

IPT in pulses

0.042

0.055

0.45

0.056

0.044

0.056

27.86

2

SRI

5.62

6.86

5.53

7.00

5.58

6.93

24.98

3

RFP

0.036

0.042

0.034

0.039

0.035

0.41

19.38

4

IPT in cotton

0.17

0.21

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0.17

0.21

20.38

5

IPT in groundnut

1.53

1.74

1.56

1.89

1.55

1.82

17.87