Thrust Area

 

 

  • Development of need-based efficient and profitable cropping/farming systems.

  • Optimum varietal combinations for various crop sequences.

  • Optimum crop combinations and planting geometry for intercropping systems.

  • Tillage requirements and crop establishment practices under different cropping systems.

  • Agricultural resource characterization and constraint analysis under different agroecological regions/ farming situations.

  • Farming/ cropping systems analysis.

  • Efficient sources of fertilizers for different crops and soil types.

  • INM in different farming/cropping systems.

  • Effect of long term INM and chemical fertilizer use on crop yields and soil fertility.

  • Options for introducing legumes in cereal-cereal cropping systems.

  • Resource conservation technologies.

  • Farm mechanization and crop residue management.

  • Climate resilient agriculture.

  • Organic farming.

  • Precision farming.

  • Integrated farming systems.

  • On-farm evaluation and refinement of cropping systems technologies.

  • Cropping/ farming systems related database management.

  • Human Resource Development related to Cropping/Farming Systems Research.