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List of services Offered by Research Department

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List of services Offered by Research Department, Spices Board

Sl. No

Types of Services

Standards & Time frame

Charges if any/remarks


Agronomy and Soil Science


1.

Soil testing (Registration of samples received from the growers, analysis of all major, secondary, micro nutrients and pH and sending the report)

10 working days after receipt of samples

Free of cost


Crop Improvement


2.

Supply of quality planting materials of cardamom and black pepper

  1. On demand from farmers

  2. Cardamom suckers: May to September

  3. Cardamom seeds: August to October

  4. Black Pepper: June to November

  5. Cardamom seedlings: March to May

Kerala

a. Cardamom: Rs.50/- per sucker

b. Black Pepper: Specific Varieties – Rs.15/- per plant

Karnataka Region

a. Cardamom seeds (for Karnataka): Rs.5000/Kg

@ 100g per planter

b. Cardamom seeds scarification Rs.60/Kg

c. Cardamom seedlings –Rs.15/- per Seedling

d. Black Pepper: Rs.15/- per rooted cutting


Biotechnology


3.

Virus Diagnostics of Black Pepper through Markers

Results within 5 working days on receipt of samples

Free of cost


Plant Pathology & Entomology (Crop Protection)


4.

Supply of Bioagents (Trichoderma and Pseudomonas)

Within 10-15 working days on receipt of order

Trichoderma - Rs.160/litre
Pseudomonas -Rs.200/litre

5.

Disease diagnostics and advisory service

Within a day on receipt of samples

Free of cost

6.

Supply of EPN cadavers

30 working days after receipt of order

Rs.1.50/-per cadaver

7.

Pest diagnostics and advisory service

Within a day on receipt of samples

Free of cost


Transfer of Technology


8.

Field visits on pests/disease/nutrition on request

Within one week based on the nature of problem in the field- on request

Free of cost

9.

Short term training programmes to farmers, NGOs, SHGs

  1. Cardamom production technology

  2. EPN Production and application technology

  3. Production and usage of Bioagents (Trichoderma and Pseudomonas)

 1 day

1 day

1 day

Free of cost

Free of cost

Free of cost

10.

Mobile Spice Clinics/Advisories

1 day

Free of cost

11.

a. Internship for UG/ PG


b. Project for PG Students

a. 1 month

a. Rs.3000/-

b. i). 3 months


b. i). Rs.5000/-

(Biotech Rs.7500/-)

ii). 6 months

ii). Rs. 7500/-

(Biotech- Rs.10,000/-)

12.

Good Agricultural Practices

1 month

Based on demand from farmers & NGOs/ SHGs

13.

Weather Forecast

On request from farmers

 


 

List of Services Offered by ICRI RRS - Spices Board, Tadong, Gangtok Sikkim (North East Region) on Large cardamom

Sl. No

Types of Services

Standards & Time Frame

1.

Advisory services for crop production

Time to time based on demand from farmers & NGOs/ SHGs.

2.

Supply of nucleus planting Material/ Quality seeds

Based on availability and prior demand from farmers & NGOs/SHGs (@ Rs.9/- per sucker

3.

Short term training programmes to farmers, NGOs, SHGs for Sikkim and other NE states

Time to time based on demand from NGOs/SHGs./Sikkim State & Darjeeling Dist of West Bengal, Agri/Hort. Dept. & other North Eastern states & Farmers & officials of Bhutan, Nepal & Myanmar etc.

4

IPM Advisory Services

Time to time based on demand from farmers & NGOs/SHGs.

5.

Mobile Spice Clinics

Time to time based on demand from farmers & NGOs/SHGs.

6.

Advisory visits/ service for crop improvement

Time to time based on demand from farmers & NGOs/SHGs for Large cardamom and other spices.

7.

Diseases diagnostics services for Large Cardamom.

Based on demand from farmers & NGOs/ SHGs