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Area Upper Gundar
Upper Gundar Sub Basin

Professor & Head,
Regional Research Station,
Kovilangulam (Po), Aruppukkottai – 626101
Ph. No. 04566 220562
E mail ID: [email protected]


Regional Research Station, Aruppukottai is the implementing centre for the sub basin. A total of seven varieties have been released from this station in dryland crops like sorghum, black gram, red gram, varagu, custard apple and two in mushroom (One each in milky and oyster).




Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


S.No Activities I Year II Year Total
A Project mode      
1 Improved production technology in maize 15   15
2 Improved production technology in sunflower 10   10
3 Improved production technology in cotton 20   20
4 System of Rice Intensification 30 20 50
5 Rice fallow pulse production technology 30 20 50
6 Drip fertigation for sugarcane 5 5 10
B Model village and organic farming 10 10 20
C Seed Production & seed village(vegetables) 10 15 25
D Implements for farm mechanization      
  SRI rotary weeder 150 100 250
  Row marker 6 4 10
  Maize husker sheller 1   1
  Power weeder 2   2
  Rotovator 1   1


(Period-2008-09 Sugarcane Activity carry out during 2009-10)

S.No.

Name of the Intervention

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

% of increase over control

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

Mean

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

1.

SRI

4658

6925

4171

6165

4997

5929

4609

6340

38

2.

Rice Fallow Pulses

588

696

659

821

--

--

624

759

22

3.

IPT in Maize

6213

7394

--

--

--

--

6213

7394

19

4.

IPT for Sunflower

1136

1345

--

--

1122

1352

1129

1349

19

5.

Increasing the productivity and quality of Cotton

2007

2032

--

--

--

--

2007

2032

1

6.

Seed Production

725

905

--

--

--

--

725

905

25

7.

Precision farming in Sugarcane

80.5

105.6

72.0

85.0

72.5

85.7

75.0

92.1

--

8.

Organic Farming

--

179

--

--

--

--

--

179

--

9.

Green Manure Demo

4171

6165

--

--

--

--

4171

6165

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