Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, granted its sanction for establishment of the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (The Farm Science Centre) for our RVS Farms. We have a dedicated Research and Development Cell that guides and contributes in the significant growth and high yield in the agriculture of our farms. We have a Scientist and Subject Matter Specialists in our Research Laboratory to investigate the flaws in the conventional methods and thus provide innovative ideas, trends and training in the upcoming agricultural methods. The activities of research are done in the areas of:
  • Agronomy.
  • Soil science.
  • Horticulture.
  • Home science.
  • High seed rate, BPH infestation in paddy.
  • Nutrient deficiency in coconut.
  • Poor pod-setting in groundnut.
  • Poor seed-setting in sunflower.
  • Coccidiosis in poultry. 
  • Use of low-yielding varieties.
  • Use of traditional variety in amla.
  • Low yield due to thrips damage in tomato.
  • Root rot damage in citrus.
  • Nutrient deficiency in sugarcane.
  • Micronutrient deficiency in cotton.
  • Mastitis infestation in dairy.
  • Internode borer damage in sugarcane.
  • Poor seed setting in sunflower.
  • Micronutrient deficiency in paddy.
  • Infertility & calf diarrhea in dairy animals.
  • Chlorosis & poor pod setting in groundnut.
  • Mealy bug infestation in cotton.
  • Poor nutrient Management in maize.
  • Pest & disease infestation in sunflower, cotton.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra has been allotted a soil, plant & water testing lab worth Rs.11.80 lakhs by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

In this lab, we are using the following well-equipped devices/instruments for analytical purpose.



Sl.No

Particulars

Numbers

1.

Electronic analytical balance

1

2.

Hot air oven 18 X 18 X 18”

1

3.

Water bath 300 X 250 X 100 mm

1

4.

Laboratory centrifuge

1

5.

Multipurpose stirrer

1

6.

Fine pipette fixed volume 250,500,1000 ml

1

7.

Magnetic stirrer 1 lit. With Hot plate

1

8.

Heating mantle 2 litres

2

9.

Visible spectrophotometer EI model 305E

1

10.

Digital flame photometer EI model 391E

1

11.

Conductivity meter EI model 601E

1

12.

Microprocessor Based conductivity EI model 1601

1

13.

Roy balances 2 Kg.

1

14.

Eco-still water double distiller borosilicate

1

15.

DM plant 100 Liters/Hr.

1

16.

Eutech cyber scan microprocessor bench pH meter

1

17.

Centrifuge plastic 5 liters

1

18.

Rotary flasks shaker 45 X 45 cm    0.2 HP

1

19.

Hot plate rectangular 45cm X 60 cm stainless steel

1

20.

Water & soil test kit pH, TDS, Condenser, Do

1

21.

Salinity Model 1160E Deep vision

1

22.

PH meter pen type Eutech water proof

1

23.

Electronic automatic kel plus Microprocessor based

eight place macro block digestion system

1

24.

Chemicals and glassware

1



These instruments are used for the analysis of soil, plant macronutrients and irrigation water quality indices.

Soil

Plant Extract

Water

pH Estimation

Total Nitrogen

pH Estimation

EC Estimation

Total Phosphorus

EC Estimation

Available Nitrogen

Total Potassium

Calcium and Magnesium

Available Phosphorus

Calcium and Magnesium

Carbonate and Bicarbonate

Available Potassium

Sodium

Potassium

Organic Carbon

Chloride

Sodium

Calcium

-

Chloride

Available Sulphur

-

Sulphate


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