On Farm Trails
The aim is to test and evaluate the research findings at micro level in the farmers field and to refine those technologies, for better adoption by farmers.
 
Year S.No Thematic Area Crop Assessment Title Demos Beneficiaries
2016-17 1 Crop Improvement Cumbu Assessment of suitable high yielding and  downey mildew resistant Cumbu  variety for Salem districts 5  
  2 Crop Improvement Ragi Assessment of suitable high yielding blast resistant rainfedRagi varieties for Salem districts 5  
  3 Crop Improvement Dolichos lab lab bean Assessment of suitable high yielding bush type Dolichos Lablab  variety 5  
  4 Crop Protection Banana Assessment of suitable management practice for Erwinia rot or Tip over disease in Banana 5  
  5 Crop Protection Tomato Assessment of suitable management practices for soil borne disease (Bacterial wilt)  in tomato 5  
  6 Crop Protection Post harvest management Assessing the Storage Pest Management of Millet Grains 5  
  7 Farm Machineries Maize Assessment of Suitable  low cost seed drill for reduction of drudgery among farm women in Maize cultivation 5  
  8 Animal Husbandry Poultry Assessment of performance of dual purpose crossbred chicken varieties under backyard system of rearing 5  
  9 Animal Husbandry Goat Assessment of performance of cross breeding : non descriptive  goats x Tellicherry goat vs non descriptive  goats x Boer goat 5  
2015-16 1 Crop Improvement Paddy Assessment of Suitable Traditional Paddy Varieties through Eco-Friendly Practices for Salem District 5 5
  2 Crop Improvement Paddy Assessment of fine grain paddy varieties for Salem District 5 5
  3 Crop Improvement Groundnut Assessment of suitable drought tolerant groundnut varieties for higher productivity 5 5
  4 Crop Improvement Turmeric Assessment of turmeric varieties for higher productivity in salem district 5 5
2014-15 1 Varietal Evaluation groundnut Assessment of suitable high yielding drought tolerant groundnut varieties for higher productivity 5 5
  2 Varietal Evaluation Chilli Assessing the performance of chilli varieties in Salem district for higher productivity 5 5
  3 Varietal Evaluation Cassava Performance of Red spider mite field resistant tapioca variety Sree Athulya 5 5
  4 Integrated Crop Management Rice wheat Oat Assessing the performance and profitability of cereals in Salem district 5 5
  5 Integrated Crop Management Sugarcane Assessment of Arka Microbial Consortia for cocopeat enrichment in protray nursery for sugarcane 5 5
  6 Weed Management Castor Assessment of pre and post emergence herbicide in castor 5 5
2013-14 1 Varietal Evaluation Blackgram Assessment of suitable varieties for higher productivity in black gram 5 5
  2 Integrated Pest Management Tapioca Performance of Red spider mite field resistant Tapioca Sree Athulya 5 5
  3 Integrated Disease Management Cocoa Assessment of Pseudomonas fluorescens (Pf1) liquid formulation for pod rot and stem canker in cocoa 12 12
  4 Integrated Disease Management Turmeric Biological management of rhizome rot of turmeric 5 5
  5 Integrated Disease Management Banana Assessment of Biocontrol consortia against Fusarium and Nematode complex in Banana 10 10
2012-13 1 Integrated Nutrient Management Groudnut Assessment of nutritional solubilisation through Sulphur Oxidising Bacteria (SOB) in Ground nut 5 5
  2 Integrated Nutrient Management Tomato Assessment of micronutrient spray in Tomato 5 5
  3 Varietal Evaluation Chrysanthemum Assessment of  chrysanthemum variety suitable for  Salem district 5 5
  4 Varietal Evaluation Chilli Assessing the performance of Chilli hybrids in Salem district 5 5
  5 Integrated Pest Management Banana Assessment of management practices for Sigatoka leaf spot disease 5 5
  6 Weed Management Black gram Pre emergence application of Pendimethalin @0.75 Kg ai/ha followed by early post emergence application of EPOE Quizalofop ethyl at 50 g a.i./ ha on 20 DAE of weeds for control of BLW & Grassy weeds has been recommended 5 5
2011-12 1 Integrated Nutrient Management Turmeric Assessment of micronutrient application through fertigation in Turmeric 5 5
  2 Varietal Evaluation Turmeric Assessment on suitability of IISR turmeric varieties  in Salem district 5 5
  3 Integrated Pest Management Tapioca Assessment of management practices for red spider mite 5 5
  4 Integrated Crop Management Paddy Assessment of Suitable method of application of bio inoculants in Paddy 5 5
  5 Farm Machineries Turmeric Assessing the suitability of Turmeric harvester 5 5