Problem Definition : Low production of Pigeon pea.
Cause : Slow plant growth less number of pod per plant and pest and disease attack.
Hypothesis : Integrated nutrient management may increase the yield and productivity.
Magnitude of problem : 80%
Name of technology : Integrated nutrient management for enhancing productivity and profitability of Pigeon Pea (Cajanus Cajan) under rainfed condition.
Existing farming situation : Up land
Objective : To increase the production and productivity of pigeon pea
Nature of intervention : Refinement in nutrient dose through OFT.
Source of technology : BAU, Ranchi
Farmers practice : N:P:K::5:13:13 kg/ha +FYM 5ton/ha
RDF : N:P:K:S::25:50:25:20 kg/ha
Possible technology to be compared
Technical option 0 - Farmer’s Practice (N:P:K::5:13:13 kg/ha +FYM 5ton/ha)
Technical option I - 50% of RDF N:P:K:S::12.5:25:12.5:10 kg/ha+ FYM 5 ton/ha + Rhizobium culture
Technical option II - Farmers Practice (T0)+ Rhizobium culture +Vermicompost 1ton/ha
Technical option III - FYM 5ton/ ha + Vermicompost 1.5 ton/ ha + Rhizobium culture.
Plot size : 500sqm
No. of replication : 8
Critical Input : Seed & fertilizer
Cost of each intervention : 1500.00
Total cost of Intervention : 12000.00
Monitoring indicators : Yield and yield attributing characters.
Economics : Benefit cost ratio & Net return.
PI : Sri Bhushan Pd Singh
Co-PI : Sri Gondra Mardi
Signature of PI : Signature of Senior Scientist & Head Signature of Head of the dept.
Signature of DEE, BAU : Signature of Director Research