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Success Stories of IIHR Technologies

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1 Arka Bharath: A high yielding teasel gourd variety (a boon for small vegetable farmers)

There is a call by our Honorable Prime Minister to double the farmers’ income by 2022.

2 Success Story on the Performance of Arka Vegetable Special in Famed Udupi Mattu Gulla - a GI Tagged Brinjal

Mr. Roshan Mattu S/o Shankar R Kodian, 30 years old young farmer from Mattu Village, Udupi Taluk of Udupi District raised half acre of Udupi Mattu Gulla brinjal at his field during rabi season 2020-21.

3 Mango + Pineapple intercropping model of CHES (ICAR-IIHR), Bhubaneswar enhanced farmer’s income

Sh. Sangram Pradhan, a progressive mango grower of Boudh district, is cultivating mango (5m x 5m) in around 10-acre land and harvests around 40 tonnes of mango.  He earns around Rs.

4 Linking biodiversity to livelihood security- Jackfruit
  • ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticulture Research, undertook a survey to identify superior jackfruit genotypes in the traditional jackfruit growing tracts of Southern Karnataka.
5 Success Story on “Arka Kiran” Guava F1 hybrid with pink flesh and high yielding variety in Ultra high density method of Planting

Mr.G.Kranthi Kumar a B.Tech drop out of Isuka darsi village of Prakasam District of Andhra Pradesh want to venture into fruit cultivation with latest variety that is suitable for his region. Earlier he visited  IIHR campus, Bangalore.

6 Success Story on Organic production of Okra F1 hybrid “Arka Nikita” during Kharif and Late Kharif, 2019

Mr.Dhanjay a progressive farmer of Gopalpura village of Hesaraghatta, Bangalore Rural District used to grow all kind of vegteables (brinjal, chilli, okra, palak, coriander, sweetcorn, baby corn, dolichos and beans) in his two acres field throughtout the year depending upon the season and demand in the market under organic way. Earlier he attended one day training programme on “ICAR-IIHR released vegetable varieties/hybrids and other technologies” at IIHR campus, Bangalore.

7 Performance of China aster cv. Arka Kamini in Chikkaballapur under ICRISAT-IIHR Bhoo-Samrudhi Project

China  Aster (Callistephus chinensis L.)  is a new emerging flower crop.  it is cultivated worldwide as an ornamental plant in home garden. ICAR-IIHR identified a China Aster cv.   Arka Kamini for high yield. This variety was popularized under IIHR-ICRISAT Bhoo- samrudhi project in four district of Karnataka. Sri- Shivananda, a progressive farmer of Yidagur village of Gowribidanur Taluk of Chikkaballapur  District raised half  acre of China Aster  cv. Arka Kamini at his field during kharif season 2019-20. Seeds of China Aster  cv.

8 Success Story on Performance of Arka Vegetable Special (Micronutrient Formulation) in Bhindi (Okra)

Mr.D.K.Manjunath  a school teacher cum progressive farmer of Byndoor Village, Kundapura Taluk of Udupi District raised quarter acre of local bhindi (white bhindi or halu bhindi) at his field during 

9 Performance of Yard Long Bean var. Arka Mangala in Udupi under ICRISAT-IIHR Bhoo Samrudhi Project

ICAR-IIHR identified a new Yard Long Bean Selection Arka Mangala for high yield. Yard Long Bean (Vigna unguiculata sub sp sesquipedalis L.) is an important legume vegetable grown for its tender long green pods. Mr. H. Babu Shetty a progressive farmer of Kundi Kodlu Manae, Melhosur Village, Kundapura Taluk of Udupi District raised quarter acre of yard long bean var.

10 Arka Vegetable Special (Micronutrient Formulation) performance in ‘Udupi Mattu Gulla,’ a Geographical Indication (GI) Brinjal

Udupi Mattu Gulla, or Udupi Matti Gulla, is a local selection  of green round  brinjal grown in and around the village of Matti (also called Mattu) in Udupi since long. This brinjal, which enjoys the Geographical Indication (GI) tag, is sought after because of its unique taste.