TECHNICAL PROGRAMMES FOR 2015-16

GENETIC RESOURCES AND CROP IMPROVEMENT

COCONUT

Gen.1: Conservation and evaluation of coconut genetic resources in different agro- climatic Regions

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
Expt.1: Evaluation of conserved germplasm Bhubaneswar, Navsari and Sabour
Expt.2: Collection, conservation and evaluation of location specific germplasm Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta, Arsikere, Bhubaneshwar, Jagdalpur, Kahikuchi, Mondouri, Navsari, Pilicode, Ratnagiri, Sabour, and Veppankulam
Expt.3: Evaluation of selection from germplasm Arsikere, Bhubaneshwar, Jagdalpur, Kahikuchi, Mondouri, Navsari, Pilicode, Ratnagiri
Expt.4: Evaluation of INGR 13065 Aliyarnagar and Ratnagiri

Gen. 2: Evaluation of coconut Hybrids in different agro climatic regions

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
Expt.1: Production and evaluation of new cross combinations in coconut Bhubaneshwar and Arsikere,
Expt.2: Evaluation of new coconut hybrids of location specific cross combinations Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta, Arsikere, Bhubaneshwar, Kahikuchi, Mondouri, Ratnagiri and Veppankulam
Expt.3: Evaluation of released varieties in coconut Ambajipeta and Bhubaneshwar
Exp. 4: Evaluation of Tall x Tall coconut hybrids Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta, Arsikere, Bhubaneshwar, Kahikuchi, Navsari, Ratnagiri and Veppankulam
Exp. 5: Evaluation of location specific Tall x Tall coconut hybrids Ambajipeta, Ratnagiri and Veppankulam
Exp. 6: Evaluation of Dwarf x Dwarf coconut hybrids in different agro climatic Conditions Ambajipeta, Mondouri, Ratnagiri, Veppankulam and Pilicode

GenGen. 3: Establishment of mother blocks and production of quality planting material in coconut

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
Activity 1: Evaluation of released coconut varieties in different agro-climatic regions Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta, Arsikere, Bhubaneshwar, Jagdalpur, Kahikuchi, Mondouri, Navsari, Ratnagiri, Sabour and Veppankulam
Activity 2: Nucleus seed gardens for released varieties Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta, Arsikere, Bhubaneshwar, Ratnagiri, Veppankulam

OIL PALM

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
Gen. 8 Studies on  comparative performance of different hybrid combinations of  oil palm Pattukkottai
Gen. 8B Expt.1: Development and evaluation of D x D crosses by  utilizing drought tolerant African dura types Gangavathi and Mulde
Expt. 2:Development and evaluation of D x P crosses by utilizing drought tolerant African dura types Gangavathi and Mulde
Gen. 8C Evaluation of new cross combinations in oil palm Gangavathi, Madhopur , Mulde, Pasighat, Pattukkottai, Vijayarai
Gen 8 C (1) Evaluation of new cross combinations in North East regions (Pasighat) Pasighat
Gen. 8 D (I) Evaluation of new progeny cross combinations in oil palm Gangavathi, Madhopur, Mulde, Pasighat, Pattukkottai and Vijayarai
Gen. 8 D (II) Evaluation of D x P hybrids for dwarfness and yield in oil palm Vijayarai
Gen. 8 E Improvement of Dura types Pattukkottai

PALMYRAH

Gen. 9: Survey and collection of palmyrah germplasm and evaluation

Si No Name of the Centres Project period
From To
1 Killikulam 1995 Cont.,
2 Pandirimamidi 1993 Cont.,

SULPHI PALM

Gen. 17: Collection, conservation and evaluation of Sulphi (Caryota urens) germplasm

Year of start: 2009

ARECANUT

Gen.4: Establishment of mother blocks and production of quality planting material in Arecanut

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
Activity 1 : Evaluation of released arecanut varieties in different agro-climatic regions Wakawali and Shivamogga
Activity 2: Nucleus seed gardens for released varieties Goa, Shivamogga, wakawali and Port Blair

CROP PRODUCTION

COCONUT

Agron.5: Studies on fertilizer application through micro-irrigation technique for coconut Sabour
Agron.10: Development of coconut based integrated farming system model for different agro-climatic regions Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta, Arsikere, Bhubaneshwar, Jagdalpur, Kahikuchi, Mondouri, Navsari, Ratnagiri, Sabour, Veppankulam
Agron.10A: Development of coconut-livestock integrated farming system Arsikere

Agron.11: Coconut based cropping systems for different agro-climatic regions

Expt.1: Performance of commercial flower crops under coconut garden Aliyarnagar, Arsikere, Jagdalpur, Kahikuchi, Mondouri, Ratnagiri, Sabour, Veppankulam
Expt.2: Performance of cocoa varieties/ hybrids for their performance as intercrop in coconut gardens Ambajipeta, Kasaragod, Navsari, Veppankulam
Expt.3: Multilocation trial (MLT) of cocoa clones under palms Aliyarnagar, Arsikere, Pilicode, Ratnagiri, Vijayarai
Expt.4: Screening of black pepper varieties for their performance as intercrop in coconut gardens Kahikuchi and Mondouri
Expt.5 : Evaluation of coconut based cropping system models Goa, Port Blair
Extp.6: Performance of different tuber crops and spices in coconut based cropping system Mondouri
Expt.7: Coconut based multispecies cropping systems under coastal littoral sandy soil Bhubaneshwar, Ratnagiri, Kasaragod

Agron.14: Integrated nutrient management to enhance the productivity of dwarf coconut

Expt.1: Integrated nutrient management technologies to enhance the productivity and quality of tender nut in dwarf coconut. Aliyarnagar
Expt.2: Nutrient management through organics in coconut plantation under Island conditions Port Blair
Expt. 3: Network project on “Organic farming in coconut based farming system” Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta, Arsikere
Expt. 4.Management of Root (wilt) disease in coconut (Farmer’s garden) Aliyarnagar

OIL PALM

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
Agron. 6A Studies on the fertigation through micro-irrigation technique in oil palm Madhopur
Agron. 12 Development of an integrated water and nutrient management model for oil palm cultivation in North –East Region. Pasighat
Agron. 13 Demonstration on oil palm production potential in North East Region Madhopur and Pasighat
Agron. 15 Intercropping in young oil palm garden Gangavathi Mulde and Vijayarai

PALMYRAH

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
Agron. 16 Expt. 1: Studies on use of growth inhibiting substances for induction of early flowering in Palmyrah (Borassus flabellifer L.) Killikulam and Pandirimamidi
Expt.2: Composting technology of palmyrah pith Killikulam and Pandirimamidi

ARECANUT

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
Agron.18: Development of Arecanut based cropping systems for different agro climatic regions
Expt.1: Evaluation of Arecanut based cropping system models Port Blair
Agron.19: Management of Arecanut Yellow leaf disease Shivamogga
Agron.20: Studies on crown chocking disorders in Arecanut Shivamogga

PALMYRAH

Agron. 16 : Growth and development studies in palmyrah

Objective: To study the growth and development of palmyrah palms.

Si No Name of the Centres Project period
From To
1 Killikulam Aug , 2013 Cont.,
2 Pandirimamidi Aug , 2013 Cont.,

DISEASE MANAGEMENT

COCONUT

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
Path.1: Survey and surveillance of coconut diseases Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta Arsikere and Veppankulam
Path. 2. Basal stem rot disease
Ent. 1: Characterization and management of basal stem rot disease of coconut Ambajipeta, Arsikere and Veppankulam
Ent. 2: Studies on minimum inoculum load required for successful infection of basal stem rot disease Ambajipeta, Arsikere and Veppankulam
Ent. 3: Management of basal stem rot disease in coconut. Ambajipeta, Arsikere and Veppankulam
Ent 4: Early detection of basal stem rot disease in coconut Ambajipeta
Ent 5. Identification of coconut types resistant to Ganoderma wilt disease. Ambajipeta Arsikere and Veppankulam
Path. 3: Stem Bleeding and Bud Rot Diseases
Expt 1: Management of bud rot and stem bleeding disease in coconut Ambajipeta and Arsikere
Path. 4: Leaf blight disease of coconut
Expt 1: Characterization and epidemiology of leaf blight disease in coconut Aliyarnagar and Arsikere
Expt 2: Studies on the management of leaf blight disease in coconut Aliyarnagar and Arsikere
Path. 5: Root (wilt) disease of coconut
Expt 1: Assessing the incidence of root (wilt) disease in Tamil Nadu Aliyarnagar
SULPHI PALM
Path.6: Management of sulphi wilt disease Jagdalpur
ARECANUT
Path.7: Studies on Integrated management of Koleroga disease of arecanut under field condition Shivamogga

INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT

COCONUT

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
Ent.3: Survey and surveillance of coconut diseases Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta Arsikere and Veppankulam
Ent.5: Management of eriophyid mite in coconut gardens Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta, Arsikere and Ratnagiri
Ent.11: Evaluation of olfactory conditioned larval parasitoid (Goniozus nephantidis) in the field against O. arenosella Arsikere
Ent.12: Studies on field efficacy of commercially available pheromones against Rhinoceros beetle and Red palm weevil Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta, Arsikere and Ratnagiri
Ent.14: Validation of integrated pest management technology for Oryctes rhinoceros in different regions Arsikere
Ent.16: Multi- location evaluation of talc formulation of Hirsutella thompsonii (CPCRI isolate) against coconut eriophyid mite. Aliyarnagar,.Ambajipeta, Arsikere and Ratnagiri
Ent.17: Evaluation of insecticides against the red palm weevil, Rhynchophoru ferrugineus Aliyarnagar, Ambajipeta and Ratnagiri
Arecanut
Expt.18: Evaluation of entomopathoenci nematodes (EPN) for the management of areca white grub Shivamogga

POST HARVEST TECHNOLOGY IN PALMYRAH

Si No Title of the programme/experiment Centre’s
PHT.1 Standardization and Commercialization of Inflorescence sap (Neera) extraction and Inflorescence sap based products (Jaggery, Palm Sugar and Candy) Pandirimamidi and Killikulam
PHT.2 Standardization of tuber and tuber flourbased food products (like Pizza, Bakery items, confectionery, health mix etc.) Pandirimamidi
PHT.3 Utilization of palmyrah plant parts for theextraction of fibre and fuel Killikulam
PHT.4 Standardization of preservation technique forPalmyrah tender fruit endosperm (Nungu) Pandirimamidi and Killikulam