Introducing Of Sugarcane Ring Pit Method In Sindh

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Sugarcane Ring Pit Method, Introducing first time in Sindh at Irfan Gul Magsi Farm Khesanamori District TandoAllahyar. This method introduced in Sindh by Syed Hassan Bux Rashdi. PhD Scholar. Department of Soil Science SAU Tandojam.

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Introducing Of Sugarcane Ring Pit Method In Sindh

  1. 1. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Introducing of Sugarcane Ring Pit Method in Sindh at Irfan Gul Magsi Farm Khesanamori PRESENTED BY: SYED HASSAN BUX RASHDI MSc SOIL SCIENCE EMAIL:hassan_rashdi2006@yahoo.com
  2. 2. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Sugarcane Ring Pit Method — The method was adopted from Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research Lucknow, for enhancing the productivity and quality of Sugarcane. — Through ring pit method of planting, localized application of fertilizers is done in pits. Therefore it is considered that applied nutrients are used more efficiently as these are placed in the vicinity of roots which accommodate of greater number of millable canes per unit area for yield maximization.
  3. 3. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Trial is managing by Shabir Shah Technical Advisor of Irfan Gul Magsi Farm Frames were made for Plan to making pits sketching the pits on soil
  4. 4. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Approximately 2700 pits were made in one acre with the size of 2 sq ft in dia × 1 ft depth/pit and 2 ft difference b/w pit to pit. 1 ft depth
  5. 5. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Pits were made by labor
  6. 6. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Soil of pits was used for small ridges
  7. 7. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Application of 1 kg FYM/pit Placement of FYM Then mixing
  8. 8. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Application of MAP & Insecticide Placement of 50 gm MAP/pit Placement of 5 gm insecticide/pit
  9. 9. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Cont…
  10. 10. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Double budded sets were made for planting
  11. 11. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Sets were placed in the pits
  12. 12. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. An over view of planting material
  13. 13. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Refilling the pits with top loose soil
  14. 14. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Cont…
  15. 15. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Watering
  16. 16. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. After watering..
  17. 17. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Bud bursting after 5 days of planting
  18. 18. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Coriander & wheat were intercropped with Sugarcane on ridges Sugarcane with Coriander Sugarcane with Wheat
  19. 19. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. After one month of planting
  20. 20. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Cont…
  21. 21. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Advantages — —Lower layer of soil gets light and air. — —Organic manure improves soil structure. — —Insects are exposed and eaten by birds. — —All nutrients are placed in the root, thus better utilized. — —Sufficient space between pits for light and air and operations like spraying, dusting, detrashing and propping. — —Root zone is lower, thus always moist. — —Lodging is checked. — —Higher number of ratoons as roots are deep. — — Saving of Irrigation water.
  22. 22. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Disadvantages — The system is labour expensive and time consuming.
  23. 23. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Future strategy — After taking good yield and quality of milable canes this method shall be adopted at large scale, a plow called Power Plow or double pit digger shall be made at Irfan Gul Magsi Farm, and now a days that plow is used in India.
  24. 24. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. References… Yadav. R. L. 2004. Enhancing Efficiency of Fertilizer Nitrogen use in Sugarcane by Ring-Pit method of Planting. Society for Sugar Research and Promotion SSRP. Vol. 6 (3) : 169-171. Sugar Tech. (2009) (11)(1):1-11.
  25. 25. Generated by Foxit PDF Creator © Foxit Software http://www.foxitsoftware.com For evaluation only. Thanks — I am very thankful to Mr. Allah Bux Magsi (Managing Director), Mr. Shabbir Hassan Rashdi (Technical advisor) and Mr. Sajad Shah Rashdi (Manager) of Irfan Gul Magsi Farm, for their collaboration and help to introduce a new method of sugarcane planting (Ring Pit Method) in Sind. I am very hopeful this experiment will get good results if we can manage it properly according to literature. By Syed Hassan Bux Rashdi MSc. Soil Science

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