Front Line Demonstration (FLD)

List of FLD's

S. No.
Category/Crop or enterprise
Title
Technology
No. of Demo (replications)
1
Cereals – Paddy
Demonstration of Paddy variety TRY 5 in saline and sodic soils
TRY 5 Varietal demonstration Popularization and Seed production
10
2
Cereals – Paddy
Demonstration  of ADT  57  Paddy in Cuddalore District (DFI Village) i
Newly released paddy  variety
10
3
Cereals – varagu
Demonstration of ATL 1 varagu  variety
ATL 1 Varietal demonstration Popularization and Seed production
10
4
Millets -Kuthiraivali
Demonstration of MDU 1 kuthiraivali variety
MDU 1  Varietal demonstration Popularization and Seed production
10
5
Pulses – blackgram
Demonstration of ADT 7 blackgram variety
Blackgram ADT 7
10
6
Oilseeds – Groundnut
Demonstration of  VRI 10 Groundnut  ( DFI Village)
New variety
10
7
Fodder Crop
Demonstration on Co (BN)  5 Fodder Crop in Cuddalore district
Co (BN)  5 is a drought resistant fodder crop Good germination  and high green biomass yield
10
8
Vegetable- Bhendi
Demonstration of Integrated Crop Management Practices for Bhendi Hybrid CO 4
Bhendi hybrid CO 4
10
9
Vegetable -Cowpea
Demonstration of Integrated Crop Management Practices for Vegetable Cowpea var. Arka Garima
vegetable cowpea var. Arka Garima
10
10
Vegetable -Watermelon
Demonstration of Integrated Crop Management Practices for Watermelon Variety Arka Shyamma
Watermelon variety Arka Shyamma
10
11
Vegetable -Muskmelon
Demonstration of Integrated Crop Management Practices for Muskmelon Variety Arka Siri in Cuddalore district
Muskmelon variety Arka Siri
10
12
Paddy
Demonstration of ADT 54 paddy seed production (foundation / certified) by farmer participatory mode (LINKING WITH FPO) in Cuddalore district
variety – ADT 54, bio control and biofertilizers  high quality seeds, Roguing operation
10
13
Blackgram
Demonstration of Vamban 10 blackgram seed production (Foundation /Certified ) by farmer participatory mode  (LINKING WITH FPO) in Cuddalore district
Improved variety – VBN 10
Seed Treatment with bio control and biofertilizers
Pest and disease management
TNAU Pulse wonder application
Roguing operation and certification procedures
10
14
Cotton
Demonstration of ICM practises for rainfed  cotton in Cuddalore district
Integrated nutrient management (120:60:60 kg /ha)
Basal application of TNAU cotton MN mixture
Foliar spray of TNAU cotton plus.
10
15
Soil
Demonstration of  in-situ soil testing kit developed by IIT-Kanpur for  saline and sodic  soil categorization
Portable Soil testing kit
10
16
Cashew nut
Demonstration on the Application of VAM biofertilizer as a Substrate for Seedlings/Grafts Production in Cashew Nut
VAM as soilless substrate in nursery  production
10
17
Cashew apple
Demonstration of Acetic Acid (Vinegar) Production from Cashew Apple Using Gluconacetobacter sp.
No organic vinegar production in local market
10
18
Vegetables
Demonstration of  TNAU Effective Microorganisms (EM) for pest free vegetable cultivation
No EM spray practice
10
19
Ridges and furrow planting methods
Demonstration of Ridges and furrow planting methods in  cotton grown under  rainfed conditions in Cuddalore district
Planting in Ridges and furrow.
Intercultural operation by power tiller
TNAU Cotton Plus application.
10
20
Maize- FAW
Demonstration of IPM of Fall Army Worm (Spodoptera frugiperda) on Maize in Cuddalore district
Application of neem cake @ 250 kg/ha (farmer contribution)
Seed treatment with cyantraniliprole 19.8% + thiamethoxam 19.8 FS @ 4.0 ml/kg seed.
Border cropping with gingelly or cowpea or sorghum.
Installation of pheromone traps @ 12 nos./ha.
Spraying of chlorantraniliprole 18.5 SC @ 0.4 ml/l (or) flubendiamide 20 WG (0.5 g/l) at 15-20 days of emergence (DAE).
Spraying of Azadirachtin 1.0% (2 ml/l) on need basis.
Application of Metarhizium anisopliae (TNAU-MA-GDU) @ 2.5 kg/ha at 35-40 DAE.
Application of ememectin benzoate 5 SG (0.4 g/l) or spinetoram 11.7 SC (0.5 ml/l) at 35-40 DAE at late whorl stage and 60 DAE (on need basis)
10
21
Cashew- tea mosquito bug
Demonstration of tea mosquito bug management in in Cuddalore district
Removal of alternate hosts. Spraying with Azadirachtin 1% EC (2.0 ml/l) at flushing stage,
Spraying with chlorpyriphos (2.0 ml/l) at flowering stage and
Spraying with imidacloprid (0.6 ml/l) at fruit set.
10
22
Chilli – thrips mngt.
Demonstration of thrips management in chilli in Cuddalore district
Seed treatment with imidacloprid 70 WS or thiamethoxam 30 FS (12 ml/kg seed)
Installation of sticky traps (12 nos./ha).
Need based spraying of following chemicals, dimethoate 30 EC (1.0 ml/l),fipronil 5% SC (1.5 ml/l), spinosad 45% SC (0.32 ml/l), spinetoram 11.7 SC (1.0 ml/l) or emamectin benzoate 5% SG (0.4 g/l)
10
23
Tapioca – mealybug
Demonstration of mealybug (Phenacoccus manihoti) management in tapioca in Cuddalore district
Need based spraying of following chemicals, azadirachtin 1.0% (500 ml/ha), flonicamid 50 WG (150 g/ha), spirotetramat 150 OD (625 ml/ha) or thiamethoxam 25 WG (150 g/ha)
10
24
Star chicken (TANUAVS)
Demonstration of TANUAVS star chicken performance  in Cuddalore district as a replacement for local breeds in Cuddalore district
TANUVAS star chicken (Star chicken is a low input technology best suited for commercial backyard rearing for small farmers; Body weight of 1.2 kg, FCR of 3.5 and livability of 96.10 % at 12 th week; Annual egg number 183)
10
25
Duck farming
Demonstration of duck farming in Wet land based integrated farming system in Cuddalore district
Introduction of Duck in wet land integrated farming system for improving the profitability of the paddy growers
10
26
Sheep and Goat mineral mixture (TANUVAS)
Demonstration of TANUVAS Sheep and Goat mineral mixture for improving production performance of sheep and goats in Cuddalore district
Species specific low cost mineral mixture formulated based on nutrient requirement of sheep and goats. Improves production and reproduction performance of sheep and goats. (Farmers are using cattle MM only).
10
27
Tilapia Fish
Demonstration of GIFT Tilapia Fish Culture in Farm Ponds in Cuddalore district
low-cost strains, 60% faster growth & 50% better survival, Prefer to all kind of feeds, culture in saline water & high stocking, High disease resistance & yielding
10
28
Cashew apple – VA
Demonstration of Value added products in cashew apple for commercialization in Cuddalore district
Cashew apple juice, syrup and vineger
10
29
Jack fruit – VA
Demonstration of Value addition in jack fruit in Cuddalore district
Juice, candies chocolates and protein powder
10
30
Extension – Study
Study on Perceived Effectiveness and Impact of Drone on Management of Nutrient and Pest & Diseases in Agri / Hort Crops in Cuddalore district
Drone – farm mechanization.
5
31
Extension – Study
Impact of KVK Cuddalore Facilitated Seed Production Programme – Logical framework approach in Cuddalore district
KVK Facilitated Seed Production Programme.
5