On Farm Trials:
OFTs are technologies assessed on farmer's field in close supervision by scientist for location specific suitability. As per the approved Action Plan for the year 2015-16, in total, 10 On Farm Trials has been organized. The Total number of respodent are 130 and total area under demonstration is 31.2 Hectare.Out of 10 On Farm Trials six were organized in Kharif and remaining four were planned for Rabi.

Title Season Nos(Area) Treatment Observations Source
Use of pre and post
emergence herbicide in soybean
Kharif 13(5.2) T2:
Pre-emergence:
Pendimethalin 700ml /Acre
Post Emergence:
odyssey 40g / Acre
Plant height, Weed index,
No. of pods/plant,
Yield (q/ha,) C:B Ratio,
ICBR Ratio

Dr. PDKV, Akola

2014

Application of potash
@ 40 kg/ha in chick pea
for higher production
and quality
Rabi 13(5.2) T2:

Potash @ 40 kg/ha in
chick pea

    Plant height
    • Test weight
    • Yield of Chick pea
    • C:B ratio

Dr. PDKV, Akola

2012

Title Season Nos(Area) Treatment Observations Source
Foliar application of Potassium Di-hydrogen phosphate and urea on Banana bunch for improvement of yield Kharif 13(5.2) T2:

Spraying of Potassium
Di Hydrogen Sulphate 50 gms
+ Urea 100 gms in 10 liters
of water on Banana bunch

Bunch wt(Kg) 
No. of fingers

Yield/ha
Banana Research Center, Jalgaon
MPKV, Rahuri
Assessment on soil application of Ferrous Sulphate in
Turmeric for improvement
of yield.
Kharif 13(5.2) T2:

Twice application of FeSo4 10 Kg with P 100 Kg+K100 Kg/ha

at Planting and Feso4 10 Kg+

N 100 Kg,ha at 105 days after planting

Yield of dry rhizome/ha
Weight of wet rhizomes/ha
Weight of wet rhizome/plant

B:C ratio

MPKV, Rahuri

2014

Title Season Nos(Area) Treatment Observations Source
Management of sucking pests (jassids and whiteflies)  of cotton Kharif 13(5.2) T2:

Spraying Difethiuron 50 WP 12 g
or Acetamiprid  2 g per per 10 lit water at ETL. Need base second spray 15 to 20 days after first
spray.

No. of jassids and
whiteflies/leaf
Yield (kg/ha)

B:C ratio
MPKV, Rahuri
Joint AGROSCO, 2014
Management of pigeonpea pod borer (Helicoverpa armigera) Kharif 13(5.2) T2:

 Spray Clorantriniliprole 18.5%
EC @ 3 ml or Emamectin benzoate
5 SG @ 4 g per 10 lit water
1st spray at the initiation of flowering

2nd  and 3rd need base sprays 
at 50 per cent flowering and
at pod filling stage

Per cent pod damage
due to H. armigera
Yield (kg/ha)

B:C ratio
MPKV, Rahuri
Joint AGROSCO, 2014
Title Season Nos(Area) Treatment Observations Source
    • Balanced feeding for cow
October to March 13(0.5) T2:

roughages + concentrates + Azolla

Average milk yield /day / buffalo
Average fat and SNF percentage
Acceptability  of feed
Fertility

C:B ratio

COVAS, Udgir,
MAFSU Nagpur 2013-14

(Assessment of mineral profile relationship of animals, Soil, feeds and fodder in Maharashtra for improvement of Livestock production)

Popularization of commercial prebiotic supplementation in goat kids. October to March 11(11) T2:

Commercial prebiotics 2 gm / day to goat kids for 3 month.

Average weight gain in calf
mortality rate

Dept Animal nutirition, PGIVAS, Akola Dept Pathology, PGIVAS, Akola
Title Season Nos(Area) Treatment Observations Source

On Farm Testings of Under Home Sciecne is NIL

Title Season Nos(Area) Treatment Observations Source
Use of pre and post
emergence herbicide in soybean
Kharif 13(5.2) T2:
Pre-emergence:
Pendimethalin 700ml /Acre
Post Emergence:
odyssey 40g / Acre
Plant height, Weed index,
No. of pods/plant,
Yield (q/ha,) C:B Ratio,
ICBR Ratio

Dr. PDKV, Akola

2014

Application of potash
@ 40 kg/ha in chick pea
for higher production
and quality
Rabi 13(5.2) T2:

Potash @ 40 kg/ha in
chick pea

    Plant height
    • Test weight
    • Yield of Chick pea
    • C:B ratio

Dr. PDKV, Akola

2012

Title Season Nos(Area) Treatment Observations Source
Foliar application of Potassium Di-hydrogen phosphate and urea on Banana bunch for improvement of yield Kharif 13(5.2) T2:

Spraying of Potassium
Di Hydrogen Sulphate 50 gms
+ Urea 100 gms in 10 liters
of water on Banana bunch

Bunch wt(Kg) 
No. of fingers

Yield/ha
Banana Research Center, Jalgaon
MPKV, Rahuri
Assessment on soil application of Ferrous Sulphate in
Turmeric for improvement
of yield.
Kharif 13(5.2) T2:

Twice application of FeSo4 10 Kg with P 100 Kg+K100 Kg/ha

at Planting and Feso4 10 Kg+

N 100 Kg,ha at 105 days after planting

Yield of dry rhizome/ha
Weight of wet rhizomes/ha
Weight of wet rhizome/plant

B:C ratio

MPKV, Rahuri

2014

Title Season Nos(Area) Treatment Observations Source
Management of sucking pests (jassids and whiteflies)  of cotton Kharif 13(5.2) T2:

Spraying Difethiuron 50 WP 12 g
or Acetamiprid  2 g per per 10 lit water at ETL. Need base second spray 15 to 20 days after first
spray.

No. of jassids and
whiteflies/leaf
Yield (kg/ha)

B:C ratio
MPKV, Rahuri
Joint AGROSCO, 2014
Management of pigeonpea pod borer (Helicoverpa armigera) Kharif 13(5.2) T2:

 Spray Clorantriniliprole 18.5%
EC @ 3 ml or Emamectin benzoate
5 SG @ 4 g per 10 lit water
1st spray at the initiation of flowering

2nd  and 3rd need base sprays 
at 50 per cent flowering and
at pod filling stage

Per cent pod damage
due to H. armigera
Yield (kg/ha)

B:C ratio
MPKV, Rahuri
Joint AGROSCO, 2014
Title Season Nos(Area) Treatment Observations Source
    • Balanced feeding for cow
October to March 13(0.5) T2:

roughages + concentrates + Azolla

Average milk yield /day / buffalo
Average fat and SNF percentage
Acceptability  of feed
Fertility

C:B ratio

COVAS, Udgir,
MAFSU Nagpur 2013-14

(Assessment of mineral profile relationship of animals, Soil, feeds and fodder in Maharashtra for improvement of Livestock production)

Popularization of commercial prebiotic supplementation in goat kids. October to March 11(11) T2:

Commercial prebiotics 2 gm / day to goat kids for 3 month.

Average weight gain in calf
mortality rate

Dept Animal nutirition, PGIVAS, Akola Dept Pathology, PGIVAS, Akola
Title Season Nos(Area) Treatment Observations Source

On Farm Testings of Under Home Sciecne is NIL