Farmer oriented programmes/ services- ICRI
a) Disease/pest diagnostics and advisory service, Bio agent production(Trichoderma and Pseudomonas, Supply of EPN cadavers)
b) Soil test based advisory services(Analysis of all major, secondary, micro nutrients and pH sent by farmers)
c) Scientific crop production services - Leaf sample testing, analysis of all major, secondary micro nutrients, Analysis of input samples from planters.
d) Short term training programmesto farmers, NGOs, SHGs
e) Pesticide residue analysis at farm gate level
f) Weather forecasting services to all field unitsof Spices Board.
g) Supply of quality planting materials of cardamom, black pepper and different herbal spices (mint, salvia, marjoram, oregano, thyme, sage and horse radish).
h) Supply of scarified cardamom seeds
i) Virus Diagnostics of Black Pepper and cardamoms through Biotechnologyj.Mobile Spice Clinics/ Advisory Meetings (Spices), Good Agricultural Practices
ICRI RRS Sikkim
a) Weather forecasting
b) Advisory services for crop production
c) Supply of Bioagents
d) Supply of nucleus planting Material/ Quality seeds
e) Short term training programmes to farmers, NGOs, SHGs for Sikkim and other NE states
f) IPM Advisory Services
g) Mobile Spice Clinics
h) Advisory visits/ service for crop improvement
i) Diseases diagnostics services for Large Cardamom, Ginger and Turmeric
Field Demo on sucker nursery production of large cardamom