KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA MURSHIDABAD
কৃষি বিজ্ঞান কেন্দ্র মুর্শিদাবাদ

West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences
Milebasa(Digha), Kalukhali, Bhagwangola-I
Pin-742135

Horticulture

3. Training Programme to be Organized (April- 2017 to March- 2018)

 (A)   TRAINING PROGRAMME OF PRATICING FARMERS AND FARMWOMEN:

Horticulture

Thematic

Area

Quarter/ Month/ Year

Course

title

Course

objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO.

Of courses

Duration

No.

of

Trainee per Course

Total
trainee days

Nursery raising

1st Quarter

June,17

Techniques of seed

bed preparation and raising of healthy seedlings.

1. Farmers will be able to select appropriate land for seed bed.

2. Farmers will develop skill on seed bed preparation and seed treatment including management practices for raising healthy seedlings.

OFF

2

1

30

60

Off season vegetable

1st  Quarter

June,17

Techniques of cultivation of kharif onion

1. Farmers will learn the cultivation techniques of rainy season onion.

2. Farmers will develop skill to manage the crop against disease and pest as the season is congenial for all organisms.

OFF

1

1

30

60

Production of low volume and high volume crops

2nd  Quarter

July,17

Scientific management of chilli and brinjal

1. To choose appropriate varieties.

2. To learn symptoms of nutrient deficiencies and its remedial measures.

3. To learn eco friendly plant protection measures

OFF

3

1

30

90

Cultivation of Fruit

2nd Quarter

July,17

Production technology of guava and banana

1. To select appropriate varieties and planting techniques

2. To learn how to regulate the crop to bear according to the market demand.

3. To learn the covering of bunch to protect against pest and reduce the chemical pesticide use etc.

ON

1

2

30

60

Production of low volume and high volume crops

2nd Quarter

Aug.,17

Techniques of cultivation of early cole crops

1. To select appropriate crops and their varieties

2. To learn how to catch the early market by growing early varieties.

3. To learn the plant protection and fertilizer management.

ON

1

2

30

60

Layout and management of orchard

2nd Quarter

Aug.,17

Establishment of new orchard & its management

1.Farmers will be able to know about alternate land use system

2. Farmer will develop knowledge about the fruit cultivation and intercultural operations of fruit plant.

OFF

3

1

30

90

Off season vegetable production

2nd  Quarter

Oct.,17

Off season cultivation of winter vegetables.

1. To select appropriate crops and their varieties

2. To learn how to catch the early marketing season

3. To learn the eco-friendly plant protection measure

ON

2

2

30

30

High value vegetable production

3rd  Quarter

Nov.,17

Techniques of cultivation of newly introduce crop like broccoli, red cabbage, capsicum, cherry tomato etc.

1. To select appropriate crops and their varieties

2. To learn how to catch the early marketing season

3. To learn the eco-friendly plant protection measure

ON

2

2

30

30

Cultivation of fruits

4th  Quarter

Jan.,18

Advance technology of management of fruit crops with special reference to mango, litchi, coconut

1.To develop knowledge about management of orchard

2. To learn eco friendly disease pest management system

ON

2

2

30

60

Production of low volume and high volume crops

4th  Quarter

Feb.,18

Techniques of cultivation of summer vegetables with special reference to cucurbits

1. Farmers will develop knowledge about proper techniques of summer vegetable cultivation and pollination of cucurbits

2. Farmers will acquire knowledge about germination, trailing, distribution of creeper and management practices

3. To learn the eco-friendly plant protection measure

ON

1

2

30

30

Production of tuber crops

4th  Quarter

March,18

Production techniques of ginger, turmeric and elephant foot yam

Farmers will be able to know about agro technique and improved varieties of ginger, turmeric and EFY

ON

1

2

30

30

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T
Nursery raising 9 1 0 0 20 0 29 1 30
Off season vegetable 9 1 0 0 20 0 29 1 30
Production of low volume and high volume crops 9 1 0 0 20 0 29 1 30
Cultivation of Fruit 11 0 5 0 14 0 30 0 30
Production of low volume and high volume crops 15 3 2 0 8 2 25 5 30
Layout and management of orchard 25 5 10 0 45 5 80 10 90
Off season vegetable production 8 4 4 0 12 2 24 6 30
High value vegetable production 14 2 0 0 12 2 26 4 30
Cultivation of fruits 10 0 2 0 18 0 30 0 30
Production of low volume and high volume crops 12 2 0 0 16 0 28 2 30
Production of tuber crops 10 2 5 0 11 2 26 4 30


 

TRAINING PROGRAMME of FARMERS AND FARM WOMEN:

(B) Rural Youth:

Horticulture

Thematic Area

Quarter/

Month/

Year

Course title

Course objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of

Trainees per

Course

Total
trainee days

Plant propagation

Techniques

2nd Quarter

July,17

Establishment, management and maintenance of horticultural nursery

  1. To learn about the lay out techniques of nursery
  2. To learn about the selection and maintenance of mother plant
  3. To learn about the soil preparation and potting, seedling raising etc.
  4. To learn the different techniques of vegetative plant propagation of fruit plants
  5. To learn about the uprooting, packaging , labeling etc.

ON

1

6

30

180

Plant propagation

Techniques

2nd Quarter

August,17

Establishment, management and maintenance of nursery with special emphasis on plant propagation techniques

1.To take the feedback about the establishment of the project and verification.

OFF

1

1

30

30

Bee keeping

3rd  Quarter

November,17

Bee keeping

  1. To learn about techniques of honey production
  2. To learn about the techniques of handling of different bee colony
  3. To learn about extraction of honey
  4. To learn techniques of purification of honey.

ON

1

6

30

180

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T

Plant propagation Techniques

8 7 1 0 10 4 19 11 30

Plant propagation Techniques

8 7 1 0 10 4 19 11 30
Bee keeping 8 7 1 0 10 4 19 11 30

c) Extension functionaries:

Horticulture

Thematic Area

Quarter/

Month/

Year

Course title

Course objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of

Trainees per

Course

Total
trainee days

Protected cultivation technology

3rd Quarter

Sept.,17

Recent advancement of technology in production of high value crops in low cost protected structure

  1. To learn about the selection of high value crops and their varieties.
  2. To learn about the package of practices of those crops.
  3. To learn about suitable plant protection techniques
  4. To learn the different techniques of sorting and grading techniques for better marketing etc.

ON

1

1

30

30

High value vegetables production

3rd Quarter

Dec., 2017

Cultivation of High value vegetables

  1. To lean about the  techniques of high value  vegetable cultivation
  2. To learn about the economics and return from this techniques etc.

ON

1

1

30

30

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T

Protected cultivation technology4

4 1 2 0 20 3 26 4 30

High value vegetables production

8 2 2 0 15 3 25 5 30

(D) Sponsored Training:

Horticulture

Thematic Area

Quarter/

Month/

Year

Course title

Course objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of

Trainees per

Course

Total
trainee days

Bee Keeping

4th Quarter Jan.,18

Bee Keeping

To make learn about rearing process

ON

2

4

20

80

Mushroom Production

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Quarter, 17

Mushroom Production

To make learn about the techniques of cultivation & plant protection

ON

2

4

20

80

Fruits production

4th Quarter Jan – Mar.,18

Coconut cultivation

To increase the area of coconut cultivation & its processing

ON

2

6

30

180

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T
Bee Keeping 10 0 5 0 5 0 20 0 20
Mushroom Production 5 0 5 0 10 0 20 0 20
Fruits production 7 0 2 0 21 0 30 0 30

(E) Vocational Training:

Horticulture

Thematic Area

Quarter/

Month/

Year

Course title

Course objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of

Trainees per

Course

Total
trainee days

Plant propagation

Techniques

2nd Quarter

July, 2017

Establishment, management and maintenance of nursery with special reference to forest plant as well as propagation techniques.

  1. To learn about the lay out techniques of nursery
  2. To learn about the selection and maintenance of mother plant and seed collection procedure
  3. To learn about the soil preparation and potting, seedling raising etc.
  4. To learn the different techniques of vegetative plant propagation of fruit plants
  5. To learn about the uprooting, packaging, labeling etc.

ON

1

6

30

180

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T

Plant propagation Techniques

8 7 1 0 10 4 19 11 30

(F) Need Based Skilled Development Training:

Horticulture

Month

Topics to be covered

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of

Trainees per

Course

Total
trainee days

May-2017

Techniques of production of off season vegetables

ON

1

4

30

120

June-2017

Bee Keeping for likelihood development of Tribal Women.

ON

1

4

30

120

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T

Techniques of production of off season vegetables

6 1 1 0 18 4 25 5 30

Bee Keeping for likelihood development of Tribal Women.

6 1 1 0 18 4 25 5 30

 

FRONT LINE DEMONSTRATION ON THER THAN OILSEEDS & PULSES:

Horticulture

Qtr.

No.  & Month

Farming

situation

and purpose

Crop/

Enterprise

No. of Unit

Area

(ha)/

No

Critical inputs

Total

Cost

(Rs)

Farmer’s contri-

bution (Rs)

KVK’s

contri

-bution Critical

input

(Rs)

Total KVK contri

bution including extension activities

(Rs)

1st  quarter

June., 2017

Irrigated Medium

land

“Introduction of  cauliflower during pre-kharif season in the cropping system”

Early Cauliflower

Variety : 1008

15

0.75ha

Seed, manures &

fertilizer and

pesticides

93,000/-

82,500/-

10,500/-

(Cost of seed)

11,500.00

1st quarter, May-June, 2017

Irrigated Medium

land

“Introduction of  Summer squash season in the cropping system”

Summer Squash

07

0.25

Seed, manures &

fertilizer and

pesticides

35,000

25,000

10,000

11,500

2nd quarter

Sept., 2017

Irrigated Medium

land

“Integrated management of downey mildew”

Cucumber

Seed treatment with Metalaxyl-Mancozeb (0.25%) and three need based spray with Fosetyl –Al (0.2%)/Cymoxanil-mancozeb (0.25%) at 10-15 days interval.

15

0.5 ha

Seed, manures &

fertilizer and

pesticides

18,800

14,400

4,400

(Cost of pesticide)

6,300

3rd Quarter, Dec., 2017

Integrated pest management of chilli

Seed treatment with T. viridi + soil application of neemcake (15gm) & T. viridi (5gm)

15

0.75

Seed disease management of chemical & soil

33,300

23,550

9,750 (Cost of seed)

10,750

4th Quarter, Jan., 2018

Irrigated Medium

land

“Introduction of YVMV resistant variety of  Okra for higher productivity”

Okra variety: Shibani

15

0.75

Seed, manures &

fertilizer and

pesticides

52,000

36,000

14,000

(Cost of seed)

15,500

Qtr.

No.  & Month

Farming

situation

and purpose

Crop/

Enterprise

No. of Unit

Area

(ha)/

No

Critical inputs

Total

Cost

(Rs)

Farmer’s contribution (Rs)

KVK’s contribution Critical input

(Rs)

Total KVK contribution including extension activities

(Rs)

Round the year,

2017-18

(KVK)

Handmade concentrate feeding without any mineral mixture & probiotics, For enhancing productivity

Dairy cow

10

farmers

10 cow

mineral mixture fortified with probiotics

12000

Feed+

Vaccine + manpower

12000

13000

9. On-Farm TESTING to be conducted:

ON-FARM TESTING-III

Performance of different turmeric varieties under mango orchard of Murshidabad district.

1.

Problem area

:

Low productivity of turmeric under mango orchard.

2.

Important cause

:

Non-descriptive variety may cause low productivity.

3.

Production system

:

Orchard based

4.

Micro-farming situation

:

Medium – high land

5.

Technology for testing

:

Introduction of improve variety as inter crop.

6.

Existing practice

:

Non-descriptive locally available varieties cultivated as intercrop.

7.

Objectives

:

To evaluate the performance of improved varieties as intercrop in mango orchard.

8.

Hypothesis
:

Improved varieties may perform better under mango orchard.

9.

Source of Technology
:

BCKV.

10.

Treatment details

:

Farmers’ practice

Non-descriptive variety

TO  I

Saguna

TO II

Suronjana

11.

Critical inputs

:

Seeds

12.

Unit size

:

2.5 katah

13.

No. of replications

:

8

14.

Unit cost

:

Rs.2000.00

15.

Total cost

:

Rs.16,000.00

16.

Monitoring indicators

:

  1. Yield (t/ha) 
  2. Benefit cost ratio

ON-FARM TESTING-IV (2nd Year)

Assessments of efficacy of pheromone trap for controlling the fruit and shoot borer in Brinjal in the Murshidabad District.

1.

Problem area

:

Low profitability from brinjal due to infestation of fruit and shoot borer in the Murshidabad district.

2.

Important cause

:

Occurrence of infestation by fruit & shoot borer.

3.

Production system

:

Vegetable- Vegetable.

4.

Micro-farming situation

:

Medium – high land

5.

Technology for testing

:

The effectiveness of use of pheromone traps to reduce the load of fruit & shoot borer in the brinjal field.

6.

Existing practice

:

Non judicious use of pesticide.

7.

Objectives

:

To evaluate the effect of use pheromone trap with some chemical pesticide to control the fruit & shoot borer in the brinjal.

8.

Hypothesis
:

Use of pheromone trap and 2 sprays of chemical pesticide may lead to reduce the insect load and increase the fresh fruit yield.

9.

Source of Technology
:

BCKV

10.

Treatment details

:

Farmers’ practice

Non judicious use of pesticide.

TO  I

Pheromone trap 6 nos./ bigha + clippings of infect branches/parts and need based spray of  spinosad 45 % sc

TO     II

Pheromone trap 10 nos./ bigha + clippings of infect branches/parts and need based spray of  spinosad 45 % sc

11.

Critical inputs

:

Pheromone trap and chemical pesticide.

12.

Unit size

:

10 katah.

13.

No. of replications

:

8

14.

Unit cost

:

Rs.1800.00

15.

Total cost

:

Rs.14,400.00

16.

Monitoring indicators

:

  1. 0 % of fruits damaged.
  2. Yield of fresh fruit (+/ha)
  3. Benefit cost ratio.