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Success Stories of IIHR Technologies

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1 Technology Commercialisation through Licensing – Success story from IIHR, Bengaluru

Institute technology management & business planning unit at ICAR-IIHR Bangalore’s model of horticultural technology licensing & incubation and handholding support for incubation have proved successful and sustainable pathways for effective and quick technology dissemination far and wide. This model not only helped institute earn over Rs. 8 crores within nine years, reach out to over 400 clients and enhanced the visibility of the institute as well.

2 Arka Meghana performance in farmer’s field at Nanjanagud Tq., Chamarajanagara Dist., Karnataka

Arka Meghana performance in farmer’s field

3 Post harvest removal of blackening in mango fruit is worked out

Post harvest removal of blackening in mango fruit is worked out

4 Success story of a New onion variety: Arka Bheem

An onion farmer, Shri.Chandrappa (Mob: 9740178393) belonging to Jagalur Taluk, Jammapura, Davangiri, Karnataka has taken up cultivation of IIHR onion variety Arka Bheem. He has sown the crop during May, 2017 in an area of 2 acres. He observed complete germination and could maintain good plant population. He expressed that the crop was very vigorous and farmers of the village used to visit his field to appreciate the crop. He harvested 410 bags (55-60kg each) of good quality bulbs. He auctioned the same in APMC at Bangalore and fetched a price of Rs. 34-40/kg.

5 Arka Fermented Cocopeat – Makes an Entry into the Nursery Hub of India

The Kadiyam Mandal of East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, spread over eleven villages occupying an area of 3500 acres is often touted as the nursery hub of India owing to the presence of a large number of ornamental and fruit nurseries. The nursery entrepreneurship provides employment to over 20,000 residents from nearby villages and other places. The planting material produced in this Mandal is known all over India for their quality and variety.

6 India’s first triple disease resistant tomato F1 hybrid Arka Rakshak” brings back smile on farmers face

Highlights of Success

7 ‘Arka Agni’ blooms in farmer’s field

‘Arka Agni’ blooms in farmer’s field

8 Boost the productivity and yield of cucurbitaceous crops by foliar application of boron

Boost the productivity and yield of cucurbitaceous crops by foliar application of boron

9 Marigold variety ‘ Arka Bangara 2’ brings smile on the face of Yadgir farmer

Marigold variety ‘ Arka Bangara 2’ brings smile on the face of Yadgir farmer

For Mr. Shanthilal of Chamanal village, Yadigr district, this Dussera festival has been more  colourful and joyous as he harvested flowers of IIHR marigold variety ‘Arka Bangara 2’.

10 Passion fruit beverage- A Success story

Passion fruit beverage- A Success story