Enhancing chickpea production in Rainfed Rice Fallow Lands (RRFL) of Chhattisgarh (CG) and Madhya Pradesh (MP) states of India following Improved Pulse Production and Protection Technologies (IPPPT)Annual Progress Report 2010-2011

ICRISAT, - (2012) Enhancing chickpea production in Rainfed Rice Fallow Lands (RRFL) of Chhattisgarh (CG) and Madhya Pradesh (MP) states of India following Improved Pulse Production and Protection Technologies (IPPPT)Annual Progress Report 2010-2011. Monograph. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Introduction: · The overall objective of the project is “Harnessing Improved Pulse Production and Protection Technology (IPPPT) in the Rainfed Rice Fallow Lands (RRFL) of Chhattisgarh (CG) and Madhya Pradesh (MP)”. In this project, chickpea was identified as a candidate pulse. It was further expanded in the collaboration with JNKVV and IGKV in farmer’s field in the RRFL of CG and MP using IPPPT, as per the agreed work plan for 2010-2011. · The RRFL of CG and MP, suitable for chickpea cultivation after rice, have black soils. These soils are broadly classified as vertic-inceptisols (shallow sandy loam) and deep vertisols (top layer consisting of 33% clay and at least 60 cm depth). Therefore the selection of sites for the project and farmers are restricted to vertisols. · Rainfed vertic-inceptisols types of shallow soils are not suitable for double cropping with chickpea or any other crop without backup of substantial irrigation.

Item Type: Monograph (Monograph)
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Subjects: Mandate crops > Chickpea
Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2012 05:52
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2012 05:52
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/5683
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