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SRI demonstrated to farmers at Pongitong
Published on 14 Jul. 2010 11:47 PM IST
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KVK, Wokha, ICAR, Nagaland Centre conducted frontline demonstration programme on System of Rice Intensification (SRI) at Pongitong village on July 13 sponsored by ATMA, Wokha with N. Khumdemo Ezung, Programme Coordinator(i/c) and SMS(Agronomy), KVK Wokha as the resource person for providing the technical inputs during the demonstration.
Before the demonstration, a brief highlight on the system of rice intensification was discussed with more emphasis on the nursery management and water management. The resource person made it clear to the farmer participants that this could be the alternative for combating drought as this system(SRI) requires less water and short(12-14 days old seedlings) duration for raising the seedlings. Altogether, around 30 farmers participated in the demonstration programme.

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