Training on rice farming under TDC-NICRA in Khazan lands of Goa
Training on rice farming under TDC-NICRA in Khazan lands of Goa

6th June 2024, Goa

ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, ICAR-ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa, North Goa organized training on rice farming in Khazan land (in coastal saline soils) and distributed critical inputs at Mayam village under the Technology Demonstration Component of National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture, today.

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Dr. N. Bommayasamy, Senior Scientist and Head, ICAR-KVK, North Goa, briefed about the significance of drum seeder for direct sowing rice and concurrently growing rice cum dhaincha, green manure, green leaf manure, treating seeds and seedlings with biofertilizers and bio-control agents, using organic manure and bio-fertilizers to maintain soil health and productivity, managing pests and diseases with bio-pesticides and bio-fungicides, and implementing weed management practices for rice farming in Khazan lands.


Improved high-yielding rice variety and bioformulation developed especially for Khazan land, namely Goa dhan-4 and Goa Bio-1, respectively were distributed to ten farmers and farm women of NICRA-adopted village, during the programme.

(Source: ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa)