Research Highlights


Technology (Sealer cum healer) for Mango Trunk borer management:

The mango stem borer (Batocera rufomaculata Cerambycidae: Coleoptera)is increasingly becoming a menace in the older (>10 years) mango orchads across the country. Several thousands of trees have been lost in the last decade. The borer, a beetle of almost 4- 5 cm length, lays eggs on the main trunk of relatively older mango trees during May and December. The grubs bore and eat below the bark. As it grows, the tunnelling is extensive but below the...


A new whole pod edible dual purpose Pea variety Arka Apoorva

Garden pea (Pisum sativum L. var. hortense) also called sweet pea is a choice vegetable grown for its shelled green seeds rich in protein (7.2 %).  In India, it is grown in an area of 0.35 million ha. with the production of 2.91 million metric tonnes and productivity is 8.31 t/ha. In garden peas, though whole mature fresh pods are purchased by the consumer, the fibrous pod walls are discarded and only the...

Success Stories

Post-harvest management of mango enhanced income of tribal farmers of Rayagada, Odisha

 

Kashipur is one of the tribal blocks of Rayagada district of Odisha where Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) project has been implemented by the Central Horticultural Experiment Station (ICAR-IIHR), Bhubaneswar. More than 450 farm families from 21 villages of 9 Gram Panchayat of Kashipur have been selected as beneficiaries under the project. The livelihood of tribal farmers was primarily dependant on agriculture and forest produce and they used to have...

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Method Demonstration on Spraying of Banana Special was organized

 

Method demonstration on spraying of ICAR-IIHR product 'Banana Special' was organized for the banana growers in I Gollehalli village of Kanakpura Taluk was organized on 25.7.2015. This demonstration was organized for the banana growers under the project 'Demonstration of Banana Production Technology' sponsored by Deputy Director of Horticulture, Department of Horticulture, Ramanagara.

 

During the method demonstration, the banana growers were imparted...

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