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Simplified Crop Production by Nutriseed Pack Technology

Nutriseed Pack Technology is a new method of crop production developed by the Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, TNAU, Coimbatore. In order to upscale this technology as industrial entrepreneurship process Department of Science & Technology (DST), New Delhi in coordination with Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST), Chennai funded a grant of Rs. 30.91 lakhs during 2011-14. In Nutriseed Pack technology each plant can be established by placing a Nutriseed Pack in soil. Nutriseed Pack contains seed at top, enriched manure in the middle and encapsulated fertilizer at bottom. Nutriseed Pack gives support for each plant in the root zone in terms of optimum nutrient supply, biological activity and consequently enables the fullest utilization of nutrients by plants. There is no wastage of fertilizer nutrients with Nutriseed Packs.

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Placement and Usage of Nutriseed Packs     Trial Plots

Source:

Dr. K. Arulmozhiselvan,
Professor,
Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry,
TNAU, Coimbatore-3
Phone No: 0422 6611235
E mail: ssac@tnau.ac.in

Updated on October, 2015

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