KVK, Ratlam (MP)

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KVK, Ratlam (M.P.)
Background information:
At present Ratlam districts area - 3610 ha, production – 59638 tonne, productivity
– 165.20 qtl. This is due to crop diversification initiated by Gopal Patidar who
introduce onion in village Rakoda (2006-07) with 1.0 ha. The increase in production
and productivity is achieved by KVK interventions. Today village Rakoda is having
150 ha area and famous for ONION GROWERS. In the season per day 3 to 4 trucks
are being loaded and Marketed (75/80) within and out side state (Mumbai, Delhi,
Jalandhar, Udaipur and Ahmedbad).The farmers are getting good remuration and
higher income.
Name of the farmer
Total Area
Village & Post
Block
District
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Gopal Patidar
3.0 ha
Rakoda
Piploda
Ratlam (M.P.)
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DESCRIPTION OF THE TECHNOLOGY:
Recommended :
• Improved variety- Agrifound Light Red
• INM : 5 t FYM + 250 Kg Gypsum+ NPKS 120:60:60:20
• IPM: Blue sticky traps+ Imidachloprid @125 ml+ MetalexylMancojeb @ 1Kg
• Grading, Packing and Storage.
Farmer Practice :
• Use of local variety
• Imbalance use of fertilizers
• Non judicious use of plant protection measures
DISSEMINATION PROCESS
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Personal discussion
On/ Off Campus Training
OFT/ FLD
Field Day
Scientist visit to farmers’ field
Exposure visit (Nasik)
Linkage with Horticulture Department
Onion interface
INSTITUTES INVOLVED:
• Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ratlam (OFT / FLD)
• Agriculture College, Indore and Mandsaur (For Gypsum Trial)
• NHRDF, Indore (For Variety)
• State Horticulture Department Ratlam
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SUCCESS POINTS:
• Higher production and productivity (58.63% increase in
yield) in comparison to traditional method
• Increase in income per hectare by Rs. 87000 & Rs. 102000 as
compared to Wheat & Gram respectively.
• Good market linkage with the Mandi’s at Mumbai,
Ahmedbad, Delhi, Ludhiana and Udaipur
• Technology disseminate in other villages like Panchewa,
Dhamedi, Kamlakheda, Piploda, Vadayla, Amba etc.
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OUTCOME:
Particulars
Cost of
cultivation
Rs/ha
Yield
q/ha
Gross
income
Rs./ha
Net income
Rs./ha
B:C
Ratio
Traditional
method
56400
249
99600
43200
1.76
Recommended
method)
64500
%
increase
in yield
58.63
395
197500
133000
3.06
B:C Ratio
3.06
3.5
3
2.5
2
1.76
1.5
1
0.5
0
Traditional method
Recommended method)
Particulars
Cost of cultivation
Rs/ha
Yield
q/ha
Gross income
Rs./ha
Net income
Rs./ha
Wheat
14000
40
60000
46000
Gram
11000
12
42000
31000
Onion
64500
395
197500
133000
Impact :
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This has improve the socio economic status of Shri Gopal Patidar along
with the mentality of the nearby farmer to grow Onion crops with improve
technologies instead of conventional practices.
KVK, Ratlam (M.P.)

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