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Area Pennaiyar Upto Krishnagiri
Penniyar (Upto Krishnagiri)

Professor & Head,
Regional Research Station,
Paiyur, Kaveripattinam - 635806
Ph. No. 04343 290600
E mail ID: [email protected]


The Regional Research Station, Paiyur is the implementing centre which was started in the year 1973. It is catering to the needs of rainfed farming community of the North Western zone. So for, 15 varieties have been evolved and released in the crops namely, paddy (Paiyur 1), ragi (Paiyur 1), samai (Paiyur 1&2), sorghum Paiyur (1&2), green gram (Paiyur 1), cow pea (Paiyur 1), horse gram (Paiyur 1&2), sesame (Paiyur 1), niger (Paiyur 1), cotton (Paiyur 1), tomato (Paiyur 1) and mango (Paiyur 1). Besides the varieties, the crop management technologies released are found to be of importance in improving the productivity levels. Also, this station is producing and supplying large quantities of seeds of paddy, tomato, moringa, gourds, bhendi, mango grafts, guava layers and bio-inoculants namely, Azospirillum, Azotobactor, Rhizobium, PSB, Trichoderma, Psuedomonas and vermicompost. Various training programmes are offered to farmers, extension officials and other beneficiaries in the fields of agriculture, horticulture and allied enterprises.




Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


S.No. Particulars I year II year III Year Total
A Mission mode        
1  System of Rice Intensification 10     10
2  Rice fallow pulse production technology 10     10
3  Precision farming in vegetables 15 15 10 40
4  Precision farming in flowers 10 5 5 20
5  Precision farming in banana 10 10 5 25
6  Introduction of high value capscicum 5     5
B Model village and organic farming 20     20
C Implements for farm mechanization        
1  SRI rotary weeder 50     50
2  Row marker 2     2
3  Chisel plough 1 1   2
4  Rotovator 1 1   2
5  Broad bed furrow former 1 1   2

S.No.

Name of the Intervention

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

% of Increase over control

2008-2009

2009-2010

Mean

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

1

SRI

4147

6658

6444

8144

5295

7401

39.8

2

IPT(Pulses)

1449

1785

1536

1734

1492

1759

17.9

3

Organic Farming

5100 Bundles

5850 Bundles

-

-

5100 Bundles

5850 Bundles

14.7

4

Precision Farming in Vegetables

23.99

28.61

25.6

32.6

24.8

30.6

23.4

5

Precision Farming in Banana

40.1

55.6

42.3

62.1

41.2

58.8

42.8

6

Precision Farming in Capsicum

8

12.4

8

12.4

55