Krishi Vignana Kendra (KVK), Kodagu

English

ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is a knowledge and Resource Center of Indian council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). This aids devopping and dessimination of location specific technologies at district level

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Gonikoppal is the first ICAR KVK in Karnataka was established on 16th December 1976 under Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru in Kodagu District. Initially it was functioning at Chettalli, under Central Horticultural Experimental Station (CHES). Later during the year 1992, the erstwhile Citrus Experimental Station, Gonikoppal activities were shifted to Chettalli and Krishi Vigyan Kendra started functioning at Gonikoppal.

KVK, Gonikoppal is located in Virajpet taluk which is 50 km away from Madikeri and 92 km away from Mysore.  The centre is situated in Sub-tropical humid zone with mean temperature of the station range between 320C and 190C. The annual rainfall is 2800 mm with major precipitation during July and August. The soil is deep, dark brown, well drained sandy loam to sandy clay loam.

MANDATE

Technology assessment, refinement and demonstration of technology/products.

  • To conduct On-Farm Testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems. 
  • To organise Front Line Demonstrations to establish its production potentials on the farmers’ fields.
  • To organise Training of farmers to update their knowledge and skills in modern agricultural technologies and training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development.
  • To work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district.
  • In order to create awareness about improved technology, a large number of extension activities will be taken up. 
  • The seeds and planting materials produced by the KVKs will also be made available to the farmers.

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Dr. Saju George
Senior Scientist and Head
KVK Staff Quarters, KRC Road, 1st Block, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213
Email Address: saju_74@iihr.res.in
Mobile: 9945035707

 

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LIVESTOCK MATERIAL

Sl.No.

Particulars

Breed

Rate per piglet /Goat Kid  

1

Piglets

Duroc

(2-3 months old)

Rs.3000.00

Duroc

(2-3 months old weaklings )

Rs.2500.00

2

 

Goat kids

Malabari

(2-3 months old)

Rs.1500.00

Malabari

(2-3 months weaklings )

Rs.1000.00

3

Fodder slips

CO-3

Rs.1/slips

CO-4

Rs.1/slips

NB-21

Rs.1/slips

Guinea grass

Rs.1/slips

Para Grass

Rs.1/slips

Guinea hamella

Rs.1/slips

Rhodes grass

Rs.1/slips

4

Azolla

-

-

SEEDS AND PLANTING MATERIAL

 

Sl.No.

Particulars

Variety

Rate per seedlings/ Kg seeds

1

Coffee

C X R

Rs.12.00

2

Arecanut

Theerthalli

Rs.15.00

3

Black Pepper

Panniyur-1

Rs.10.00

4

French bean

Arka Sharath

Rs.400.00

5

Yard Long Bean

Arka Mangala

Rs.1000.00

TECHNOLOGICAL PRODUCTS

Sl.No.

Particulars

Variety

Rate per piglet /Goat let

1

Banana Special

-

Rs.150 / kg

2

Citrus Special

-

Rs.150 / kg

3

Vegetable Special

-

Rs.125 / kg

4

Citrus Fruit Fly Traps

-

Rs.25/ trap

5

Kitchen garden Kit

-

Rs.120/ kit

6

Arka Microbial Consortium

-

Rs.100/kg

Vegetable seed sampling pockets

1

Cowpea

Arka Garima

Rs.15/ pocket 

2

French Bean

Arka Suvidha

Rs.15/ pocket

3

Bhendi

Arka Anamika

Rs.15/ pocket

4

Peas

Arka Ajith

Rs.15/ pocket

5

Tomato

Arka Meghali

Rs.15/ pocket

6

Chilli

Arka Suphal

Rs.15/ pocket

7

Brinjal

Arka Nidhi

Rs.15/ pocket

8

Yard Long Bean

Arka Mangala

Rs.15/ pocket

9

Amaranthus

Arka Arunima

Rs.15/ pocket

10

Palak

Arka Anupama

Rs.15/ pocket

11

Pumpkin

Arka Suryamukhi

Rs.15/ pocket

12

Ridge gourd

Arka Sumeeth

Rs.15/ pocket

13

Bottle gourd

Arka Bahar

Rs.15/ pocket

14

Radish

Arka Nishanth

Rs.15/ pocket

FRONTLINE DEMONSTRATIONS

Category/

Crop or enterprise

Prioritized problem

Technologies Demonstrated

No. of Demo

Area (ha)/ Units

Total cost involved (Rs.)

Team members involved

Paddy

Low yield and susceptibility to Blast disease

Demonstration of High Yielding and blast resistant Paddy var. KPR-1

10

4.0

25000

  • Veerendra Kumar
  • Prabhakara

 

Coorg Mandarin

Imbalance nutrition leading to poor

growth and yield

Integrated Nutrient Management in Coorg Mandarin

10

1.0

34000

  • Prabhakara
  • Veerendra Kumar

Chilli

Low yield

Demonstration of high yielding Chilli hybrid Arka Kyathi

10

1.0

35550

  • Prabhakara
  • Veerendra Kumar

Yard Long Bean

Low productivity in Paddy

Introduction  of  high yielding IIHR Yard Long bean  variety Arka Mangala

10

0.5

35000

  •     Devaiah
  •  Prabhakara
  •   Veerendra Kumar

Ridge gourd

 

Low yield

Demonstrations on Ridge gourd  hybrid Arka Vikram

10

0.5

20000

  • Prabhakara
  • Veerendra Kumar

Black pepper

Yellowing

Integrated Crop Management in  Black Pepper

10

0.0

45000

  • Veerendra Kumar
  • Prabhakara

Foot rot disease

Management of foot rot disease in Black pepper

10

0.5

45000

  • Veerendra Kumar
  • Prabhakara

Fodder

Lack of quality green fodder

Demonstration of  fodder bank with  COFS-29/31, hedge Lucerne and DHN-6 for higher milk yield

10

0.5

45000

  • Suresh
  • Prabhakara

Fisheries

Non utilization of Farm ponds

Composite Fish Culture in IFS plot

10

10

40000

  • Suresh

Dairy

Fibropapilloma/Warts

Demonstration of alterative medical approach for treatment of bovine fibropapilloma/Warts and induction of parammunity in Cows.

05

05

10000

  • Suresh
  • Prabhakara

 

 

Total

95

 

3,34,550

 

 

Composite Fish Culture
Foot Rot disease management in Black Pepper
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Sl. No.

 

Name

Designation

Mobile Number

1

Dr.Saju George

Senior Scientist and Head

9945035707

Address for Communication: 

KVK Staff Quarters, KRC Road, 1st Block, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

saju_74@iihr.res.in

2

Mr. K.A.Devaiah

Subject Matter Specialist (Horticulture)

9448504057

Address for Communication: 

4th Block, Ponnampet Road, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

devaiahka@iihr.res.in

3

 

Mr. Prabhakara. B

Subject Matter Specialist (Horticulture)

7259240293

Address for Communication: 

KVK Staff Quarters, KRC Road, 1st Block, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

prabhakarab@iihr.res.in

4

 

Mr.Veerendra Kumar K.V

Subject Matter Specialist (Plant Protection)

9481180251

Address for Communication: 

KVK Staff Quarters, KRC Road, 1st Block, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

veerendrakumarkv@iihr.res.in

 

5

 

Dr.Suresh S.C

Subject Matter Specialist (Livestock)

9482452777

Address for Communication: 

KVK Staff Quarters, KRC Road, 1st Block, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

sureshsc@iihr.res.in

6

 

Dr.Somashekhar

Subject Matter Specialist (Plant Breeding)

9448349726

Address for Communication: 

KVK, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

somu@iihr.res.in

7

 

Mrs. M .K .Padmavathy

Programme Assistant

9964462661

Address for Communication: 

Opp. To St. Antony’s Convent, Hudikeri Road, Ponnampet, Virajpet Tq, Kodagu -571 216

Email Address: 

padmavathymk@iihr.res.in

8

 

Mr.C.M.Mohan

Assistant Administrative Officer

9481883965

Address for Communication: 

KVK, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

mohancm@iihr.res.in

9

 

Mr.B.Mallesh

Stenographer

9964003565

Address for Communication: 

KVK, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

malleshbasappa@gmail.com

10

 

Prasad M.N

Driver

9448507703

 

Address for Communication: 

KVK Staff Quarters, Athur Farm, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

11

 

Janaki B.N.

Support Staff

8197927627

Address for Communication: 

PHS Colony, Aruvathoklu, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

bnjanaki1962@gmail.com

12

 

Periaswamy M.

Skilled Support Staff

 

 

9449767434

 

Address for Communication: 

KVK Staff Quarters, KRC Road, 1st Block, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

periyaswamym1962@gmail.com

13

 

Narayana A.S.

Watchman

9481431349

 

Address for Communication: 

KVK Staff Quarters, KRC Road, 1st Block, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Taluk, Kodagu -571 213

14

 

Sarasamma

Safaiwala

 

9900670130

 

Address for Communication: 

KVK Staff Quarters, KRC Road, 1st Block, Gonikoppal, Virajpet Tq, Kodagu -571 213

Email Address: 

sarasammahr1958@gmail.com

 

English

ICAR- KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA

GONIKOPPAL - 571213,

Virajpet Taluk

KODAGU DISTRICT, KARNATAKA

www.iihr.res.in/kvkkodagu

Phone: 08274 -247274

Fax:     08274-247274

E-mail: iihrkvkgk@gmail.com or

kvk.Kodagu@icar.gov.in

 

Host organisation

ICAR-INDIAN INSTITUTE OF HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH

(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

Hessaraghatta Lake post, BENGALURU

Phone: 080-28466420 /  21, 22, 23

Fax: 080-28466291

E-mail : director@iihr.res.in

Web: www.iihr.res.in