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22
Aug

Scheme for Agriculture Engineering and Services: Haryana

Details of Scheme for Agriculture Engineering and Services • Name of the Scheme : Scheme for Agriculture Engineering and Services • Sponsored by : State Government • Ministry/Department : Agricuture Department, Haryana • Description : Printing of literature in simple language for educating the farmers in various techniques of conservation of energy in agricultural practices. • Beneficiaries : other, • Other Beneficiaries : Farmers Benefits • Eligibility criteria : All Farme
17
Aug

Rice research centres in Haryana

1. Funded Centres: Kaul. 2. Voluntary Centres: Uchani; CSSRI, Karnal.
1. Basmati rices (Pulao) are cooked in special occasions like festivals and marriages etc; 2. Preparation of Khichdi, Kheer (Non basmati) 3. Husk used in poultry farms as flooring and straw for animals
17
Aug

Biotic and Abiotic stresses of Haryana

1. Biotic: Pests; Leaf folder, Whitebacked planthopper, Stem borer Diseases: Bacterial leaf blight, Blast, False smut, Stem rot, Bakanae, Sheath rot and Sheath blight; 2. Abiotic: Saline and alkaline soils; Districts of Jind, Hisar, Sonepat, Rohtak, Panipat, Jhajjar & Kaithal ; Zinc deficiency; Drought; Experienced in case of low rainfall in kharif season Others; Depletion of ground water level and deteriorating soil health due to rice-wheat crop rotation.
17
Aug

Popular Varieties and hybrids of Haryana

1. Popular varieties: HKR 47, PR 114, PR 116, HKR 126, HKR 120, IR 64, Sharbati 2. Popular hybrids: PHB 71 and Haryana Sankar Dhan 1 occupied 1.46 lakh ha during 2007-08. 3. Popular Basmati varieties: During 2007-08, Pusa Basmati 1121 (2 lakhs ha), Pusa Basmati 1 / Muchhal (1 lakh ha), CSR30 (Yamini) (0.5 lakh ha) Pusa Basmati 1 (0.2 lakh ha), Shabnam (0.2 lakh ha) and other basmati varieties (0.6 lakh ha) were the major varities cultivated in the state.
17
Aug

Agricultural Growth rates (1999-00 to 2005-06) of Haryana

1. Positive growth rates are witnessed for production and yield in Haryana and in the districts of Sirsa, Ambala and Yamuna Nagar for area, production and yield; in Hissar, Rohtak, Gurgaon, Karnal, for yield; in Sonepat, Panipat, Kaithal, Kurushetra, Jind, Fatehbad and Jhajjar for production and yield; in Panchkula for area and produc¬tion. 2. There was no area under hybrid rice during 1995-2000
17
Aug

Rice area, production, productivity in Haryana

1. Rice is cultivated in kharif season under irrigated situation only. 2. The dakar lands are low lying and heavy in texture whereas dabar lands are uplands and light to medium in texture. 3. Haryana is one of the high productive states of the country. The rice productivity of the state is 3.2 t/ha during the year 2006-07. 4. The state had witnessed a productivity as high as 2.6 t/ha in early 80's. 5. The area under rice has increased over a period of four decades (1966-67 to 2006-07) an
17
Aug

Rice Based Cropping Systems of Haryana

1. Rice is grown only in kharif under irrigated system followed by Wheat in rabi. 2. Rice is the minor crop occupying 14.5% of total kharif area in 1965-66 which rose to 57.31% in 2001-02. 3. Major rice based cropping patterns are Rice-Wheat, Rice-Potato and Rice-Barseem.
17
Aug

Importance of agriculture in Haryana state economy

1. Of the total geographical area of 4.42 m ha, cultivated area is under 80% while the irrigated area is under 84%. 2. The predominant crops are rice, wheat, cotton, pearl millet. The cropping intensity is 181%. The total foodgrain production is 13.1 million tonnes. 3. Rice is grown in 1.04 m ha and the state recorded high productivity of over 3.0 t/ha since 2005.
17
Aug

Geography, Climate of Haryana

1. Haryana is one of the agriculturally rich states of India. It is located between 27o39' to 30o55' north latitudes and 74o27' 8" to 77o36'5" east longitudes. 2. The climate of state is subtropical, semi-arid to sub-humid continental and monsoonic type. The climate is very hot in summer and predominantly cold in winter. 3. The mean temperature is 31-320 C during kharif season and 11-160 C during rabi. The annual rainfall of the state is 650 mm. 4. The mean relative humidity is 75% during
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