Success Stories of IIHR Technologies

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1 Arka Fermented Cocopeat – Makes an Entry into the Nursery Hub of India

The Kadiyam Mandal of East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, spread over eleven villages occupying an area of 3500 acres is often touted as the nursery hub of India owing to the presence of a large number of ornamental and fruit nurseries. The nursery entrepreneurship provides employment to over 20,000 residents from nearby villages and other places. The planting material produced in this Mandal is known all over India for their quality and variety.

2 India’s first triple disease resistant tomato F1 hybrid Arka Rakshak” brings back smile on farmers face

Highlights of Success

3 ‘Arka Agni’ blooms in farmer’s field

‘Arka Agni’ blooms in farmer’s field

4 Boost the productivity and yield of cucurbitaceous crops by foliar application of boron

Boost the productivity and yield of cucurbitaceous crops by foliar application of boron

5 Marigold variety ‘ Arka Bangara 2’ brings smile on the face of Yadgir farmer

Marigold variety ‘ Arka Bangara 2’ brings smile on the face of Yadgir farmer

For Mr. Shanthilal of Chamanal village, Yadigr district, this Dussera festival has been more  colourful and joyous as he harvested flowers of IIHR marigold variety ‘Arka Bangara 2’.

6 Passion fruit beverage- A Success story

Passion fruit beverage- A Success story

7 Improved Production Technology in Tomato crop

Tomato is an important commercial vegetable crop for farmers. Tomato farmers are facing various problems due to outbreak of pest and diseases related to climate change, labor shortage and borewells going dry etc. In the last few years, late blight has emerged as a devastating disease for tomato farmers in Kharif and late Kharif season.  Cost of inputs has gone up and labor availability has become a major problem. Farmers are increasingly finding it difficult to cope with the rise in input costs and other biotic and abiotic problems facing them.

 

8 Saplings of Livelihood-A success story in Commercial Nursery

Availability of quality planting material is highly essential for successful commercial vegetable cultivation. Farmers generally prepare small nurseries in their backyard solely for personal usage. However in the event of pest and disease incidence, natural calamity or field mortality of plants in early stages, the farmer does not have sufficient time to raise new nursery. To address this issue farmer-groups in Self Help Groups (SHGs) were provided with polyhouses/nethouses for production of quality planting material on commercial basis in protected conditions.

9 Success story of integrated farming for enhancing livelihood

Success story of integrated farming for enhancing livelihood

Enhancing productivity from the available piece of land has been a continuous effort under the NAIP sub-project Sustainable livelihood improvement through integrated freshwater aquaculture, horticulture and livestock development in Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and Sambalpur districts of Orissa.  The integration of the various interventions has already started bearing fruits …. literally !!

10 Poly mulching in Tomato cultivation – A successful venture by a farm woman

Poly mulching in Tomato cultivation – A successful venture by a farm woman