Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University

Devoted to Prosperity of Agriculture and Farmers
The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, DEESA (Banaskantha)

Special achievements

Success story : Crop : Chilly,
Variety: Golden hot (Seminis)
Name : Patel Trikambhai Bhavabhai
Village : Savpura Ta. Tharad Dist. Banaskantha
Contact : Mo. 9898532094
Caste : OBC
Age : 36 years
Literacy : Primary
Family : 06 Member
Land Holding : 1.75 ha.
Irrigation Facility : Drip Irrigation (Narmada Canal water)
Information Source : Krushi Vigyan Kendra, S.D.A.U.,
Deesa Dist. Banaskantha

Occupation :

  • Before KVK adoption :

    Before 2012 he was growing traditional crop like cumin and mustard in rabi. Bajra in Summer and Bajra and pulses (mix crop in kharif)

  • After KVK Contact :

    In the year 2013 in one training programme he came in touch with scientist of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Deesa. After compilation of programme he discusses with the scientist to guide him for diversified crop which can give more return. After long discussion he was advice to adopt drip irrigation system operated by 10HP oil engine installing on Narmada canal and growing chilly with mulching.

Sowing Details :

Sr.

No.

Crop

Variety

Area

No. of plant

Sowing

Distance

Sowing date

1

Chilly

Golden hot

1 ha.

7500

90x60 cm

23.07.2013

  • Basal Dose of Fertilizer: As per suggestion of K V K  scientist
  • FYM was enriched with Trichoderma Viridae
  • Top dressing :Used different grade Water soluble fertilizers (N-P-K)
  • For pest management recommended scheduled of insecticide was adopted:
  • Sprying of crop with Neem oil (1500ppm)@30ml/10ltr. Water at the initiation  of

Infestation followed by trizophos 40EC@25ml/10ltr., dicofol 18.5EC@15ml/10ltr d and acitamiprid 20SP@1gm/10ltr. of water at 10days interval successively.

Technology disseminated by KVK Scientist :

  • Crop and variety

  • Spacing

  • Drip irrigation

  • Plant protection (spray schedule)

  • Use of micro nutrient

  • Marketing and value addition

  • Nursery preparation

  • Plastic multching

  • Fertigation

  • Use of bio agent

  • Use of tractor mounted sprayer

Marketing :

Shri Trikambhai Patel market his produce to The Tharad and Deesa vegetable market and also to local village level traders.

Picking

Period

Labour

unit

Yield in

kg.

Price

(Rs./kg)

Income

(in Rs.)

Ist

1st Week of October-13

12

940

20

18800

IInd

4th Week of October-13

32

2488

15

37330

IIIrd

3rd Week of November-13

20

1522

20

30440

IVth

1st Week of December-13

15

1215

20

24300

Vth

4th Week of December-13

28

2200

15

33000

VIth

4th Week of January-14

60

6060

17

103020

VIIth

3rd Week of February-14

75

7640

20

152800

VIIIth

2nd Week of March-14

35

3200

20

64000

IXth

1st Week of April-14

10

800

20

16000

TOTAL

287

26065

--

479690

Sr.

No.

Items

Expenditure (Rs.)

Expenditure :

1

Drip irrigation system @ 20% of total cost

8000

2

Seed and Nursery preparation

3000

3

Land preparation

3000

4

Mulching with labour

7500

5

Irrigation

4000

6

Plant protection with labour

11470

7

Manure and Fertilizer

13400

8

Labour for picking

43050

 

Total...

93420

Gaining :

 

1

Yield (kg)

26065

2

Gross income (Rs.)

479690

3

Expenditure (Rs.)

93420

4

Net profit (Rs.)

386270

Benefit : Cost   ratio

5.14

Thus Shri Trikambhai earned net profit of Rs.386270/- from chilly crop in 9 Month from 1 acre of land. 150 farmers from sorrowinding villages visited his standing crop and decided to grow chilly crop with mulching adopting drip irrigation system.

Sr. No

Particulars

Traditional

Farming (Rs.)

Chilly (Rs.)

1.

Cost in Rs.

19,560.00

  93,420.00

2.

Income in Rs.

55,440.00

4,79,690.00

3.

Net profit in Rs.

35,440.00

3,86,270.00

4.

Duration

12 Months

9 Months

Shri Trikambhai Patel has compared his traditional farming with new adoption chilly cultivation under technical assistants of Scientist from KVK, Deesa. He earned net profit Rs.386270/- against Rs.35440/- from 1 acre of land. Thus by diversification of crop he earned the profit with eight fold increase. He also purchase Vehicle for transporation of his produce to surrounding market.

Crop : Chilly,
Variety: Golden hot (Seminis) at. Savpura Ta.Tharad