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Case Study

Case Study

System of Rice Intensification in Thiuvannamalai district

A new method of cultivating paddy to increase the yield with advanced technologies gained interest of farmers of Thiruvannamalai district. The method involves low seed rate, square planting, cono weeding and leaf colur chart based nutrient application. About 60000 hectares have been converted under this method out of 1.25 lakhs hectares in Thiruvannamalai district by continues efforts shown by Department of agriculture. The TNBRD also involved in the dissemination of SRI to the farmers of the district through organizing various training programmers, demonstrations and adoptive research trials.