Success Stories of IIHR Technologies

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

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

 

Highlights of Success

 

12 Tribal youth in remote area shown capability of nursery business

Tribal youth in remote area shown capability of nursery business

 

Kashipur, block of Rayagada District of Odisha, has more than 70% tribal population.  The economy of the area is based on output from shifting cultivation, forest produces and Bari (homestead garden) and government schemes.  Most of the tribals in the area are poor, backward, uneducated and less benefited from the mainstream development. The unemployed tribal tend to migration to big cities in the search of work which affects the rural wok force.

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

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

 

14 Backyard nutritional kitchen gardening-A success story

Backyard nutritional kitchen gardening-A success story

 

15 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 !!

16 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.

17 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.

 

18 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

 

19 Passion fruit beverage- A Success story

Passion fruit beverage- A Success story

 

20 Success Story of Smt. Chenamma: Innovative Vegetable Farmer, Karnataka

Landholding: 7 acres (Irrigated 3.5 acres: Rainfed 1.5 acre & agro-forestry (Eucalyptus) 2 acre), Antarahalli, Tubegere Hobli, DoddaballapuraTaluk, Bangalore Rural District