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KVK, Palem organized a Training programme on “Best management practices in HDPS Cotton” at KVK, Palem, Bijinepally Mandal, Nagarkurnool Dist. on 23.09.2023. Dr. R. Raghurami Reddy, Director of Research, PJTSAU highlighted the importance of mechanization in upcoming technologies specially HDPS to combat the labour scarcity and increasing cotton production and productivity over the period of time. Dr. M. Malla Reddy, Associate Director of Research, RARS, Palem emphasized on impact of fluctuations in weather conditions on agriculture, cultivation of short duration cotton varieties so that farmers can cultivate Cotton followed by oil seeds or pulse crops.

Dr. G. Veeranna, Principal Scientist (Cotton), RARS, Warangal has highlighted the complete information, package of practices of the HDPS technology and insisted the advantages of the technology over the normal sowing. Promotion of integrated crop management (ICM) aspects, insisted farmers to take up the spraying operations only pest incidence is above the ETL. In all the Cotton growing areas cautioned to follow the IPM practices to overcome the incidence of Tobacco Streak Virus (TBSV) like installation of yellow, blue sticky traps and importance of cost reduction technologies in HDPS cotton. Sri.P.Venkateswarlu, DAO, Nagarkurnool highlighted the crop condition and rainfall pattern of the district. Dr. T. Prabhakar Reddy, Programme Coordinator, KVK, Palem made the opening remarks and explained about the technology, area sown particulars in various clusters of Nagarkurnool district, gaps identified in farmers in implementing the technology during the visits.

There was a farmers scientist interaction and clarified the farmers questionnaires. Further, Dr. G. Veeranna, Principal Scientist (Cotton) and team visited the HDPS demo plot at Instructional farm of KVK, keenly observed the performance of 7 different hybrids and varietal differenced has been noted down. In this Training Dr.R.Raghurami Reddy, Director of Research, PJTSAU, Dr. M.Malla Reddy, Associate Director of Research, RARS, Palem, Dr. G. Veeranna, Principal Scientist (Cotton), RARS, Warangal and team, Dr.T.Prabhakar Reddy, Programme Coordinator, KVK, Palem and all other staff, Department of Agriculture Officials, Private Seed company staff and 124 farmers from Bijinepally and Tadoor cluster were participated.

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