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THRUST AREAS FOR KHARIF CROPS AND IMPORTANT INTERVENTIONS FOR FOOD SECURITY WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON RICE AND WHEAT PRODUCTION. National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign-2007 3-4 th April, 2007. Dr. N.B. Singh Agriculture Commissioner Department of Agriculture & Cooperation.
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National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign-2007
3-4th April, 2007
Dr. N.B. Singh
Department of Agriculture & Cooperation
( 3 years moving averages)
*Second Advance Estimates
SHARE OF NORTHERN ZONE IN RICE
Growth Performance of Cereals and Total Foodgrains during 1990-91 to 2005-06
* Lint x 3 = Kapas
Note: Potential Yield is the average yield of 5 years (1996-2000) of 5 best entries in Advance Varietal Trial – II of All India Coordinated Trials
Reference: Agriculture Situation in India, August’2002 pp 259-266
Source : Expert Committee Report on Pulses (TMOP) / MOA
Source: IISS, Bhopal(ICAR)
Source: IISS, Bhopal
Source: IISS, Bhopal (ICAR)
Major States: W B( 5.8 m ha, 14.86 m.t.); U.P: (5.6 m ha,11..13 m.t.); Orissa: (4.5 m ha,6.75 m. t.)A.P.: (4.0 m ha ,11.69 m.t.); Punjab( 2.6 m ha, 10..19 m.t.), Hary: ( 1.05 m ha,3..21 m.t.)
-Alsoknown as ‘Medagaskar’ system
- 10-12 days old seedlings are transplanted
- Flooding of land avoided. A wet and dry cycle is followed at interval to maintain soil moisture
- Weed management through harrow /rotavation/ weedicides
- Channels are prepared after every 10 to 15 m for drainage
- Can be easily adopted in assured irrigated areas in all States
IDENTIFIED POTENTIAL DISTRICTS (100) FOR ENHANCING PRODUCTIVITY OF RICE
A.P. : Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Mahboobnagar, Medak, Visakhapatnam.
Bihar:Buxar, Rohtas, Bhojpur, Katihar, Nalanda, Banka, Shekpura, Madhepura, Saharsa, Araria, Supaul, Madhubhani, Khagaria
Chhattisgarh: Jashpur, Korba, Mahasamund, Raigarh, Raipur, Sarguja
Haryana: Ambala, Yamunangar, Kaithal, Panipat, Jind, Sonepat, Karnal
Jharkhand:Dumka, Singhbhum (E), Singhbhum (W), Ranchi, Gumla
Karnataka: Chikmagalur, Hassan, Gulbarga, Shimoga, Udupi, Haveri, Uttarakanada, Belgau
Orissa:Bolangir, Angul, Kalahandi, Keonjhar, Cuttack, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Malkangiri, Sundergarh, Mayurbhanj, Puri, Ganjam, Balasore
Punjab:Jalandhar, Nuvansahar, Kapurthala, Ropar, Amritsar, Hosiarpur, Gurdaspur
T. N.: Puddukotai, Perambadur, Thanjavur, Thiruvannamalai, Virdhunagar, Sivganga, Nagapattinam, Thiruvanur
U.P.:Badaun, Bahraich, Balia, Balrampur, Fatehpur, Gorakhpur, Hardoi, Kanpur city, Mainpuri, Mau, Pratapgarh, Raibareli, Saravasti, Sitapur, Siddarthnagar, Sonbhadra, Unnao, Jaunpur, Allahabad, Sultanpur
W.B.: Burdwan, Nadia, Mushirabad, 24 Paraganas (N), Malda, Coochbehar
Major States: U.P.(9.2 m ha ,23.57 m.t.); Punjab: ( 3.5 m ha,14.49 m.t.); Haryana: (2.3 ha, 8.88 m.t.); M.P. (3.7 m ha, 5.96 m.t.); Raj (2.1 m ha ,5.86 m.t.); Bihar (2.0 m ha,3.66 m.t.); Mah (1.1 m ha,1.45 m.t.)
Weekly growth (%)
Pigeon Pea :M.P. 1.0 Lha, U.P. 0.56 Lha, Bihar 0.25 Lha, Orissa 0.5 Lha, Maharashtra 1.0 Lha, A.P. 0.50 Lha, Karnataka 0.5 Lha, Chattisgarh 0.2 Lha, Gujarat 0.5 Lha.
Green Gram/ Blackgram:U.P. 1.20 Lha, Rajasthan 1.5 Lha, Maharashtra 2.7 Lha, Karnataka 1.5 Lha, A.P. 1.0 Lha, Orissa 0.2 Lha, Tamil Nadu 0.5 Lha.
Gram:M.P: 2.0 Lha, U.P. 1.0 Lha, Rajasthan 1.0 Lha, Maharashtra 0.5 Lha, A.P. 1.50 Lha, Chattisgarh 0.25 Lha, Orissa 0.2 Lha, Bihar 0.5 Lha, Tamil Nadu 0.5 Lha.
Lentil :M.P. 0.2 Lha, U.P. 0.5 Lha, Bihar 0.5 Lha.
Kharif : 1.4 million ha ; Rabi :0.8 million ha
(i)Targetseed replacement rate from 30 to 35 %
(ii) A National Campaign for seed treatment with fungicide and Rhizobium culture (Both liquid and solid base) to enhance productivity by 10 to 15%
(iii) Ridge planting in Eastern States and black soils of Southern States
(iv) Application of phosphatic fertilizers and need based micro-nutrients i.e boron, zinc and sulphur
(v) Minimize losses from pod borer damage through effective IPM (Bio-pesticides/pesticides/inter cropping)
(vi) Promote sprinkler irrigation to provide one or two life saving irrigation
* Double the quality seed in next 3 years.
* Target 30% increase in breeder seed in 2007-08
* Incentives for seed production and distribution to be raised to 50% from 25%.
* Involve private sector and extend necessary support for infrastructure for pulses seed production.
* Other agencies like NAFED, IFFCO to scale up seed production of pulses.
IT= Improved Technology; FP= Farmer’s Practice; NA= National average.
Major States: Guj. (2.08 m ha, 8.9 m.b) Mah. (2.89 m ha, 3.6 m.b), A.P.,(1.04 m ha, 3.0 m.b) Pun, (0.56 m ha, 2.1 m. b)
Major States: U.P.,(2.16 m ha, 121.53 m t) Mah,(0.54 m ha 36.20 m t ) TN,(0.34 m ha, 36.62 m t) Guj, (0.20 m ha, 14.77 m t )
Thrust areas for Maize, Sorghum and Pearl millets: (30 million ha area)
* Promote single cross hybrids for higher productivity in maize
* Promote Ridge Planting in Eastern India
* Promote short duration hybrids in place of local varieties in pearl millets and sorghum
* Use broad bed furrow system specially in black soils for better management of water
* Increase area under maize in hill States, U.P., Bihar, T.N., A.P and Punjab
Objective: To increase production and quality of jute and allied fiber
States Covered: 10 States viz.; A.P. , Assam ,Bihar, Meghalaya,Orissa, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Tripura.
Important components and Funding Pattern (90: 10)
Production &supply of seeds
Demonstration on production , IPM & retting technology
Training of farmers & extension workers
Supply of farm implements / sprayers
Creation of retting facilities
Setting up of de-gumming & de-corticating units for ramie
(i)Develop a strategy to fully exploit the potential of different agro-climatic regions to increase production of kharif crops in general and rice in particular
(ii) Bring additional 2 million ha area under pulses through intercropping and use of fallow lands
(iii) A planned approach forSeed production of newly released hybrids of rice and maize
(iv) Promotion of ridge furrow system of planting specially in black soils
(v) Adopt seed treatment as a major initiative to ensure early crop growth
(vi) Rigorous measures and monitoring to ensure quality of input i.e. seed, pesticide , fertilizers
(vii) Special emphasis for raising the productivity of Oilseeds and pulses through mission mode approach