Technology for the Farmers
110 rice varieties
Popular varieties are Pooja, Durga, Sarala, Gayatri, Vandana, Anjali, Geetanjali, Naveen, Ajay, Varshadhan, Sahabhagidhan and Hazaridhan.
Hybrid varieties Ajay, Rajalaxmi and CR Dhan 701.
Short grain aromatic rice for higher income - Geetanjali, Ketekijoha, Chinikamini, Nua Kalajeera, Nua Dhusara
Varieties for all ecosystems and major stress conditions
Upland-Phalguni, Virendra, Hazaridhan, Sadabahar, Anjali, Heera, Kalinga-III
Irrigated-Ajay, Rajalaxmi, Naveen, Geetanjali, Tapaswini, Satabdi, Abhishek, Chandrama
ShallowRainfed Lowland-Swarna sub-1, Ketekijoha, Nua Dhusara, Nua Kalajeera, Nua Chinikamini, Pooja, Padmini, Savitri, Reeta
Medium Deep water logged -Varshadhan, Durga, Sarala, Gayatri, Moti, Tulasi, Panidhan
Coastal Saline -Lunishree, Luna Suvarna, Luna Sampad, Sonamani
Integrated Crop Management practices involving planting young seedlings, judicious use of water and nutrient, integrated pest management and the like.
Organic Rice implies a holistic system of crop production utilizing local resources at affordable prices that maintains a relatively pollution free environment providing food of higher nutritional quality.
Aerobic Rice - growing rice with aeration or under non-flooded condition enhancing water use efficiency
Need based Nitrogen management in rice using the Customized Leaf Colour Chart (CLCC)
Integrated Nutrient Management (INM) which includes combined use of various sources of nutrients viz., chemical, organic and bio-fertilizers.
Precision Farming for optimum resource utilisation
Rice-fish diversified farming system and multitier rice-fish-horticulture based farming system for increasing farm productivity, income, employment, sustainability and household food and nutritional security.
Low cost, labour saving and improved agricultural implements such as rice husk stove, manual 4-row rice transplanter, drum seeder, multicrop bullock and tractor drawn seed drill, flat disc harrow, finger weeder, cono star weeder, , mini parboiler and power thresher.
Wet direct-shown rice - Direct seeding, using a drum seeder, is one of the methods of crop establishment.
Azolla bio-fertilizer for rice - Aquatic fern Azolla is promising nitrogen-fixing bio-fertilizer for rice.
Evaluated, developed and tested several plant products with pesticide potential against field and storage insects and pathogens.
Identified biochemical and biophysical parameters for submergence and other abiotic stress tolerance in rice.
Botanical based indigenous technical knowledge (ITK) for using Neem, Karanja, Kochila, Water pepper, Parasi, Wild Sugarcane to control insect pest.
Suitable rice production technologies for rainfed uplands, lowlands and irrigated ecology including production technologies for hybrid rice and scented rice.