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31
Jul

Disc Harrow

1. The disc harrow is extremely useful in pulverising clay soil, chopping weeds and trash besides wet land puddling. 2. It is available in half tandem (6 discs, single action) and offset design (8 discs double action). 3. In order to reduce human and bullock energy needed for cumbersome puddling operation, bullock-drawn float disc harrow was developed. 4. Two operations of float-harrow are sufficient to create field conditions ready for transplanting of seedlings
31
Jul

Harvesting in Medium deep water logged rainfed lowlands of costal

1. Harvest the crop 30 to 35 days after flowering. Thresh the crop immediately after harvest.

Drying and Milling

2. Sun dry the harvested rice up to 12% moisture content for seed purpose and 14% for milling.

3. Cropping System: After harvest of the crop in the first week of December, mungbean

31
Jul

Animal Drawn Mould board plough:

1. It has a single bottom mould board plough. It is used for primary tillage operation and pulled by a pair of bullocks [slip share size 10 cm] and field capacity of Animal MB plow was found 0.0397 ha/h.
31
Jul

Animal drawn tillage implements

Animal drawn tillage implements include 1. Mould board plough 2. Disc Harrow 3. Cultivator (3 fined with sweep shovels) 4. Puddlers a). Straight rib puddlers b). Lugged wheel puddler c). Rectangular angled blade puddler d). Patella puddler e). Patella harrow
31
Jul

Insect Control in Medium deep water logged rainfed lowlands of costal

1. Possible insect pests that may attack variety Sarala are stem borer and green leaf hopper.

2. To control these, spray Metasystox @2 ml / litre of spray solution in the nursery, 15-20 days after planting and at the boot leaf stage.

3. Soak the seedlings with 0.2% Chlorpyriphos overnight before trans¬planting.

4. Early planting by the end of June reduces insect damage.

31
Jul

Disease Control of Medium deep water logged rainfed lowlands of costal

1. Possible diseases which may attack variety Sarala are bacterial leaf streak, bacterial leaf blight and RTV.

2. Early planting by the end of June reduces disease damage.

3. Bacterial leaf streak and bacterial leaf blight: Serious when high dose of N fertilizer is applied near the PI stage.

4. Avoid application of N fertilizer near PI stage.

5. Apply streptomycin or any other anti-bacterial chemical on observing the disease symptom.

6. If symptoms of RTV star

31
Jul

Tillage equipments

On the basis of power sources these are categorised as, A) Animal drawn tillage implements B) Power tiller drawn rotary tillers C) Tractor drawn implements
31
Jul

Weed Management of Medium deep water logged rainfed lowlands of costal

1. Direct-seeded crop: Early inter-culture with finger-weeder.

2. Remove weeds manually from the row space.

3. Spray Butachlor @ 0.75 to 1 kg/ha after sowing in 500 litres os water.

4. Transplanted crop: Do hand-weeding twice, three and six weeks after transplanting.

5. Apply Butachlor 50% EC @ 2 litres /ha in direct-seeded crop.

31
Jul

Weed Management of Medium deep water logged rainfed lowlands of costal

1. Direct-seeded crop: Early inter-culture with finger-weeder. 2. Remove weeds manually from the row space. 3. Spray Butachlor @ 0.75 to 1 kg/ha after sowing in 500 litres os water. 4. Transplanted crop: Do hand-weeding twice, three and six weeks after transplanting. 5. Apply Butachlor 50% EC @ 2 litres /ha in direct-seeded crop.

NPK: 60:30:30 kg/ha

FYM: 5t/ha.

Fertilizer Application

1. Direct seeding: Apply two-thirds N, entire P and half K as basal dose in furrow before seeding in waterlogged areas.

2. Apply the rest of one third of N and half K at panicle initiation as top-dressing.

3. Transplanting: Apply half N, entire P and half K as basal dose.

4. Apply one-fourth N three weeks after planting and remaining one-fourth N and half K at panicle initiation, seve

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