I. Soil Science Section:

Recommendtions:

01. Fertilizer recommendations for targeted yields in M5 mulberry under irrigated cultivation.

02. Soil available sulphur, zinc and clay content are important critical soil parameters influencing production potential of Munganapalli soil series of Kolar Dist.

Soil fertility maps – Macronutrients:

01. Krishnarajapet Taluk ( BV seed area) mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations.

02. Anekal Taluk (BV seed area) (Mandya Dist) mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations.

03. Kunigal Taluk (Mysore seed area) mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations.

04. Magadi Taluk (Mysore seed area) mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations.

05. Siddlaghatta Taluk (Bangalore Rural Dist.) mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations. Chikkabalapura Dist.

06. Kolar Taluk mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations (Lolar Dist.).

07. Kanakapura Taluk mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations (Ramanagara Dist.).

08. Devenahalli Taluk mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations (Bangalore Rural Dist.).

09. Chamarajanagar Taluk mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations. (Chamarajanagar Dist.).

10. Chintamani Taluk mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations. (Chikkabalapura Dist.).

11. Bagepalli Taluk mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations. (Chikkabalapura Dist.).

12. Srinivasapura Taluk mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations. (Kolar Dist.).

13. Chikkaballapur Taluk mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations.

14. Malur and Bangarpet Taluk of Kolar Dist.

Soil fertility maps – Macronutrients:

01. Chintamani Taluk mulberry gardens’ soil fertility map and fertilizer recommendations. (Chintamani taluk).

Service technology:

01. Soil analysis, fertility evaluation and fertilizer recommendations for different regions of Karnataka.

Macro and Micronutrient soil:



II. Mulberry Breeding & Genetics Section:

01. Improved mulberry variety – ‘Viswa’ (Dehra Dun, DD).

02. High yielding ulberry variety – ‘Vishala’.

03. Improved mulberry variety – ‘TG’ (Thlaghattapura)

04. Promising mulberry genotypes for North-Easterndry zone of Gulbarga – ‘S1635, S34, S13, M5 and Viswa’.

05. Package of practices for chawki mulberry gardens in tropics.

06. Mulberry genotypes for cultivation as small trees under rainfed conditions.

07. Pruning schedule for M5 mulberry variety under tropical rainfed conditions.

08. Potential mulberry genotype – S1635 for irrigated conditions.

09. Improved mulberry genotypes for production of suitable leaf for young age silkworm rearing.

10. Effect of plant spacings and methods of leaf harvest on leaf yield and moisture content.

11. Mulberry genotypes S1635, S34, S13, M5 and Viswa were found suitable for North-Eastern Dry Zone (hot-arid region of Gulbarga) of Karnataka.



III. Mulberry Physiology Section:

01. ‘Harith’ foliar spray formulation for recovery of chlorosis in M5 mulberry field plantations.

02. Split dose application of organic manure/FYM for mulberry cultivation.

03. Critical limits of Potassium in soil and mulberry leaf.

04. Critical limits of Phosphorus in soil and mulberry leaf.

05. Critical limits of Manganese in soil and mulberry leaf.

06. Critical limits of Zinc in soil and mulberry leaf.

07. Mulberry variety S1635 recommended for rainfed condition.

08. Soil amendment based pH management for improvement of sulphur content through supplementation by sulphur containing fertilizers and monitoring of critical factors such as soil organic carbon, P.K.and Mn contents.

09. Sewage and related effluent waters could be beneficially used for irrigated mulberry gardens with regular monitoring.



IV. Mulberry Agronomy Section:

01. Drip irrigation in mulberry.

02. Agronomical practices for DD (Viswa), the improved mulberry variety.

03. Intercropping in mulberry.

04. Sunhemp and horse gram can be grown as in situ green manure crops in irrigated mulberry gardens in 120x60 and 60x60cm spacings. Glyricidia can be used as ex situ green manure crops with 120x60 and 60x60 cm spacings in irrigated gardens.

05. S36 and Viswa mulberry varieties are suited for silkworm seed crop rearing with 60x60 plant spacings and 300:160:160 kg NPK/ha/yr fertilizer recommendation, under irrigated condition.



V. Mulberry Pathology & Microbiology Section:

Technologies:

01. ‘Seri-Prakruthi’ – A nitrogen fixing biofertilizer for mulberry

02. ‘Seri-Multiphos’ – A phosphate solubilizing biofertilizer for phosphorus useefficiency in mulberry.

03. ‘Seri-VAM’ – A phosphate mobilizing biofertilizer for mulberry.

04. ‘Seri-Nematoguard’ – A biocontrol agent for root knot disease management in mulberry.

05. ‘Seri-Bioguard’ – A biocontrol agent for root rot and stem canker disease management in mulberry.

06. ‘Seri-Mildewguard’ – A herbal biocontrol agent for powdery mildew disease management in mulberry.

07. ‘Seri-Comporich’ – A consortium of cellulolytic microorganisms for preparation of seri-waste based enriched compost.

Recommendations:

01. Stem canker disease management in mulberry.

02. Management of black root-rot disease in mulberry.

03. Management of root-knot disease in mulberry.