Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author. While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Strategies ENHANCEMENT OF CROP PRODUCTION Presented by, Sikkim State
Area, Production and Average Yield of field crop in sikkim (report 2012-2013)
Quality Seed • More area expansion of improved & High Yielding Varieties of cereals, pulses and oilseeds. • Timely sowing and proper crop rotation. • Organic seed production and Certification. • Adoption of latest technology for higher grain yield e.g.. SRI.
Better selection of agro-nutrients • Supplement of balance nutrient management(NPK and micronutrient) • Promotion of local initiatives in preparation of various organic nutrients ,biofertilizers and their proper application in soil. • Organic seed treatment for pest and disease management.
Water use efficiency • Conservation of rain water, run off and stream water conservation. • Providing irrigation during Rabi season • Installation of water storage structures e.g G-nap tank and permanent structure.
Soil Improvement • Soil conservation, soil texture improvement and efficient use of water. • Soil sample testing and distribution of Soil Health Card to farmers for timely application of available technology. • Apllication of liming material for improvement of acidic soil.
Human resource development • Mass Training Programmes and exposure visit of the field functionaries and farmers for adoption of right technology. • Dissemination of latest and improved technology through print and electronic media.
Research and development • Enhancing the traditional use of knowledge and technology in Organic Farming System • Release of prolific Varieties and nutrients application research trails and scientific experiments. • Organic Certification process covering over 50,000 ha area by 2015 through service provider.
Equipments and farm mechanization • Selection of Farm Mechanization suitable for hilly areas • Distribution of gender friendly equipments. • Distribution of mini power tillers for terraced farming.