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                        FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

     

AGRO FORESTRY

Q.

What is the time of collection of cones of Abis pindrow for seed purpose? 

A.

The time of collection of cones of Abis pindrow is mid-october .

Q.

What are the uses of cedrus wood oil?

A.

Cedrus wood oil is used for ulcers, skin diseases and as an insect repellent.

Q.

What is the time of sowing of seeds of Celtis australis and how many days it takes to   germinate?

A.

The time of sowing of seeds is March and April depending upon the climate conditions. Germination of seeds starts in about 10 days and takes four weeks to   complete.

Q.

What is the economic importance of Chilgoza seeds?

A.

Chilgoza seeds form an important constituent of diet.Therefore, seeds fetch good market price (Rs 300 to 500 per kg fresh weight)

Q.

What is the time of raising nursery of Himalayan popular through cutting? 

A.

The cuttings are obtained in January and should be planted immediately. This all depends on climatic conditions

Q.

How much seeds can be obtained from a Robinia tree?

A.

On an average, a middle-sized tree  yield approximately 6 to 12 kg of seed.

Q.

What is the seed rate of Atish?

A.

The seed rate of Atish is 800 gm per hectare.

Q.

What are the uses of Kalazeera seeds ?  

A.

Seeds are used as spice and for flavoring dishes. In the ISM system of medicines , the   fruits are regarded as stimulants ,carmi nature and are  useful in curing diarrohea , dyspepsia & fever etc.

Q.

What is the time of Flowering of Kuth?

A.

June-July

Q.

What is the Economics of cultivating Lavender in One ha?

A.

The cultivation of Lavender in one hectare give returns of approximately Rs 1-1.50 lakhs/ha

AGRONOMY

Q.

Name the major Kharif crops of Doda district? 

A.

Maize ,Paddy, Mash ,Rajmash

Q.

Name the major rabi crops of Doda district?

A.

Mustard, Wheat, oats, Field pea.

Q.

Name important varieties of Maize? 

A.

HQPM-1, Kanchan-612, Kanchan-517, HIM-123,Shalimar C-6& C-8.

Q.

How much seed is required for one Kanal of Land in maize crop?

A.

In plain area = 1kg/kanal .

In hilly area= 1.5-2 Kg/kanal.

Q.

How much fertilizers are required for 1 kanal of land in Maize crop?

A.

For 1 kanal =FYM =5qt/kanal

      Urea=5 kg/kanal

      DAP= 4.5 kg/kanal

      MOP=1.5 kg/Kanal

      ZnSo4= 500 kg/ Kanal (once in three years)

Q.

What is the actual time and stage for fertilizer application in maize?

A.

Apply FYM almost one month before sowing. Give entire dose of  DAP, MOP & ZnSo4 plus half dose of  urea at the time of sowing and top dress remaining half dose of urea in two equal splits at knee high (30-40 DAS) and before tasseling (60-70 DAS).

Q.

Name the improved varieties of Oats for higher fodder yield?

A.

Sabzar, Palam-1, UPO-94\

Q.

Name the varieties of field pea used for vegetable purposes?

A.

Bonville, Lincon, Arkal

Q.

What is the optimum time of nursery raising of paddy crop?

A.

Second fortnight of April

HORTICULTURE

Q.

When to do training and pruning in Apple?

A.

December-January is the best period for training and pruning in temperate fruits.

Q.

When to fertilize the fruit plants?

A.

Apply full dose of  FYM ,DAP & MOP in the month of January and half dose of urea 15 days before bud burst and 2nd dose one month after.

Q.

Do we need some sprays after pruning?

A.

Apply Bordeaux paste or chaubatia paste to the cuts after pruning. Spray the plants with copper-oxychloride 3gm/litre after pruning against fungal diseases.

Q.

What is the time of planting marigold in Doda district?

A.

The marigold can be sown and transplanted from February onwards at regular intervals  at mid and high hills to have harvest at regular intervals upto November. In low hills, it can also be planted in September-October

Q.

What should be the planting distance and planting depth for cultivation of Gladiolus?

A.

Planting Distance

     24 X 15 cm   (For intensive cultivation)

     45 X 45 cm   (under normal conditions)

    Planting Depth

    Plant at 8 cm deep in soil (4 cms or above sized corm)

    Plant slightly shallower on heavy soils than on lighter soils.

Q.

How to prevent corm rot in Gladiolus?

A.

Treat the corms by dipping in carbendazim (1g/L water) or captan (2 g/L water) for 60 minutes after harvesting and before storage.

                     Spray Indofil M-45(2g/L) in combination with Bavistin (1 g/L) at fortnightly interval against corm rot throughout the cropping season after the plants are 15 cm tall.

Q.

What is fertilizer dose for Marigold?

A.

FYM=50 tonnes

     CAN=600 Kg

     Single Superphosphate=1200kg

     MOP=333 Kg

    Apply full dose of FYM ,single superphosphate ,MOP and half dose of CAN at the time of field   preparation and top dress half quantity of CAN one month after planting.

Q.

 How to control leaf curl aphids in peach?

A.

Spray dimethoate 30 E.C. @ 1ml/litre of water against peach leaf curl aphids. Pre-bloom and post-bloom spray of stone fruit trees (Peach, Plum, Apricot) can be done by spraying copper fungicide @ 3gm/litre of water

Q.

What is the remedy for powdery mildew in apple?

A.

Spray dinocap 50 ml/litre of water & repeat after 15 days

Q.  What spacing should be followed in marigold cultivation?

Spacing

Under intensive cultivation

Under ordinary cultivation

African or Tall Marigold

40 X 40 cm

60 X 60 cm

Dwarf Marigold

30 X 20 cm

60 X 40 cm

 

 

    

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