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13
Jul

ADT 3

1. Parentage - Pureline 2. Year of Notification - 3. Duration (in days) - 95 4. Eco-System - Irrigated low land 5. Released by (organization) - TRRI, Aduthurai 6. Salient Features - High yield under late receipt of water. Suitable for Central and North Tamilnadu. 7. Recommended for cultivation - Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry
13
Jul

ADT 2

1. Parentage - Pureline 2. Year of Notification - 3. Duration (in days) - 165 4. Eco-System - Irrigated low land 5. Released by (organization) - TRRI, Aduthurai 6. Salient Features - Finer that ADT1, good cooking quality. Suitable for Thanjavur district. 7. Recommended for cultivation - Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry
13
Jul

ADT 1

1. Parentage - Pureline 2. Year of Notification - 3. Duration (in days) - 175 4. Eco-System - Irrigated low land 5. Released by (organization) - TRRI, Aduthurai 6. Salient Features - Good table rice suitable for Thanjavur and South Arcot districts of Tamilnadu. 7. Recommended for cultivation - Tamil Nadu and pondicherry
24
Jun

Indigenous technical knowledge (ITKs) of Tamilnadu

There were many indigenous practices based on farmers own perceptions with regard to managing diseases and pests, indigenous farm operations and the effectiveness and benefits of each practice. There were certain special methods of sowing rice adopted to suit certain local conditions. Very important practices are briefly described below. 

Udu cultivation: This was followed in certain parts of Thanjavur district to save the crop from flood received during North East Monsoon in Octob

08
Jun

Nursery Management

 

Two types of nurseries are present

1.Dry nursery.

2. Wet nursery.

 

 

08
Jun

Blending Soil Mixture for Rajarajan 1000 Rice Cultivation

 

Filling in soil mixture: Place a wooden frame of 0.5 m long, 1 m wide and 4 cm deep divided into 4 equal segments on the plastic sheet or banana leaves. Fill the frame almost to the top with the soil mixture. 

Pre-germinating the seeds 2 days before sowing: Soak the seeds for 24 h, drain and incubate the soaked seeds for 24 h, sow when the seeds sprout and radical  (seed root) grows to 2-3 mm long.

Sowing: S

08
Jun

Nursery for Rajarajan 1000 Rice Cultivation

 

Seed rate

7- 8 kg for single seedling per hill

Preparation of nursery area:  

Prepare 100 m2 nurseries to plant 1 ha.  Select a levelled area near the water source. Spread a plastic sheet or used polythene gunny bags on the shallow raised bed to prevent roots growing deep into soil.

Preparation of soil mixture: Four (4) m3 of soil mix is needed for each 100 m2 of nursery.  Mix 70% soil + 20% well-decomposed

08
Jun

Rajarajan 1000 Rice Cultivation in Tamil Nadu (SRI)

 

Season

1. Dry season with assured irrigation is more suitable. 

2. Difficulty in crop establishment may be seen in areas with heavy downpour 

(NE Monsoon periods of Tamil Nadu)

Varieties

3.Hybrids and varieties with heavy tillering 

 

 

08
Jun

Refinement of SRI (System of Rice Intensification)

Profile of the Farmer: 

  • Name of the Farmer :  Thiru. R. Perumal
  • Location:  Kuthalam TK, Nagapattinam District, Tamilnadu
  • Date of Birth and Age as on 31 January 2011 : 14.03.1956 (55 years)
  • Educational Qualification: 6th Std
  • Landholding (in hectare): One hectare
  • Rice farming Experience (in year
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