ARS Utukur - Projects
Ongoing experiments at Agricultural Research Station, Utukur for 2013-2015
S.No Title of the experiment

AGRONOMY

1 Studies on contingent crop planning for rainfed alfisols
2 Nutrient management in rice
3 Response of cotton to sowing time and nitrogen
4 Performance of korra varieties to nitrogen
5 Nutrient dynamics in rice-groundnut cropping system

PLANT BREEDING

1 Study of segregating material
2 Development of high yielding Long duration rice varieties
3 Development of high yielding Medium duration rice varieties
4 Development of high yielding Early duration rice varieties
5 Multi location trial in Groundnut
6 Multi location trial in sunflower
7 Multi location trial on redgram
8 Multi location trial on black gram (Rabi)
9 Varietal evaluation in groundnut
10 Varietal evaluation in sesamum

SOIL SCIENCE

1 Soil test based fertilizer prescription equations for targeted yield of Sesamum in alfisols fertility gradient experiment
2 Soil test based fertilizer prescription equations for targeted yield of Sesamum in alfisols main experiment
3 Soil test based fertilizer prescription equations for targeted yield of Maize in alfisols fertility gradient experiment
4 Soil test based fertilizer prescription equations for targeted yield of Maize in alfisols main experiment
5 Field validation of fertilizer requirement for targeted yield of Cotton
6 Network experimentation on revisiting of fertilizer recommendations for groundnut crop in Andhra Pradesh
7 Evaluation of potassium mobilization from waste mica by potassium solubilizing strain on the growth, yield and quality of redgram and maize

PLANT PATHOLOGY

1 Monitoring of Groundnut diseases in Y.S.R. District of Andhra Pradesh
2 Monitoring of Paddy diseases in Y.S.R. District of Andhra Pradesh
3 In vitro evaluation of efficacy of fungicides and herbicides against S. rolfsii
4 Effect of seed treatment and soil application with fungicides and bioagents for the management of stem rot of Groundnut
5 Management of foliar diseases in blackgram by fungicides
6 Management of powdery mildew disease in sesamum

 

ENTOMOLOGY

1 Survey on occurrence of insect pests on Groundnut and Redgram
2 Studies on population dynamics of root grubs, thrips and leaf miner in groundnut
3 Screening of elite groundnut entries for insect pest tolerance against leaf miner, thrips and Jassids
4 Population dynamics of pod feeding insects of pigeonpea
5 Management of root grub with different insecticides as seed treatment and soil application.