27-10-2020

भाकृअनुप - भारतीय मक्का अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

(ISO 9001:2015 certified)

Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

Development of precision conservation agriculture practices in cereal-based system in Indo-Gangetic Plains

Title of project: Development of precision conservation agriculture practices in cereal-based system in Indo-Gangetic Plains.

Objective:

  • To study the effect of different precision conservation agriculture practices (nutrient and tillage) on productivity of maize-wheat-mungbean and rice-wheat-mungbean system, and
  • To assess the impact of precision conservation agriculture practices (nutrient and tillage) on soil physical, chemical and biological properties, and
  • To work out the economic profitability and input use efficiency for maize-wheat-mungbean crop rotation under different precision conservation agriculture practices (nutrient and tillage).
  • Assessment of organic maize cultivation vis a vis Normal cultivation

Project team: Dr. A. K. Singh (PI), Dr. S. L. Jat (Co-PI), Mr Deep Mohan Mahala (Co-PI), Mrs Shanti Bamboriya (Co-PI), Dr Mahesh Kumar (Co-PI)

Major achievements

  • After completion of two years highest system productivity, net return and B:C ratio was found with Green seeker (GS) based N application in maize based cropping system.
  • There is saving of about 82% water in Maize-wheat as compared to Rice-wheat cropping system.