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1 Sri Shiv Vijay Singh,
Sujanpur, Ghatampur, Kanpur, U.P. M: 09919809791
Castor+ Chili/ Tomato, better intercropping system than the local Dr. N.D. Singh, Kanpur
2 Sri Suresh Kumar,
S/o Phool Chand Sharma, Haripur, Golagarh, Bhiwani, Haryana. M: 09812119013
Replacing castor with mustard, thus avoided the weed threat and crop loss in mustard Dr. C.K. Yadav, Bawal
3 Sri Sarjeet Singh,
S/o Nanag Ram, Riwasa, Mahedergarh, Haryana. 09466721147
Modified multi crop thresher and used it for castor threshing Dr. C.K. Yadav, Bawal
4 Sri Patel  NileshKumar Joitaram,
At & Po. Kamali, Unjah, Mehasana,
Gujarat- 384 140.   M: 9904445690
Intercrop castor with Bt cotton and got good yield of castor which compensated the income loss due to reduced cotton yield during January to April. Research Scientist, SK Nagar
5 Sri Renukadas Panditrao Deshpande, Shiradshahpur, Aundha, Hingoli, Maharashtra. Completing the sowing of safflower in first week of October and taking the benefit of residual moisture, using crop rotation such turmeric-moong /urd-safflower, using vermi compost and getting the yield 2200 kg/ha (PBNS-12) and 1700 kg/ha (PBNS-40) Dr.S.S. Mehetre, Breeder, AICRP, Maharastra
6 Sri Vadilal Parbatbhai Pokar, At & Po. Kanakpur, Abdasa, Kutch, Gujarat. M: 9825568475 Intercropping pulse with castor, relay cropping, using water conservation practices and seed production of castor and sunflower. Dr. A.R. Parmar, Kutchh
7 Sri Ramkumar Shrichand Prajapati, At & Po. Gadhvada Vadi, Abdasa,Kutchh, Gujarat. M:9879644833 Seed production in sunflower and safflower Dr. A.R. Parmar, Kutchh
8 Sri Vinayak Bhaurao Sakoji, At Post – Panmangrul, Akkalkot, Solapur(M.S). M: 0964478470 Using HTP power sprayer with movable trolley for quick spraying Breeder, Solapur
9 Sri Suresh  Ramachandra Karandikar,
At PO- Mangalwedha, Solapur(M.S).   M: 9881098315
Sowing method, - skipping 1 row after 2 rows, 14-28” spacing Breeder, Solapur
10 Sri Mala Ram Vishnoi, Anwana, Osian, Jodhpur Rajasthan.   M: 09413956791 Adopted drip Irrigation and got 20-25% higher yield in castor. S.S.Solanki, ARS- Mandor
11 Sri Mahendra Singh Khichi,
Manai, Osian, Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
M: 09461089907, 09413958263.
Adopted drip Irrigation and got 20-25% higher yield in castor. S.S.Solanki, ARS- Mandor
12 Sri Mustakha Mehatabkha Pathan,
Hatrun, Balapur, Akola, Maharastra. M: 9922043224
Harvested 8-10q of sunflower/ acre Dr.S.N. Deshmukh, Sr.Research Scientist, Akola
13 Sri Nilkantha Bhaskar Sable,
Takli, Nimkarda, Balapur, Akola, Maharastra. M: 9881834372
Harvested 9-10q of sunflower/ acre Dr.S.N. Deshmukh, Sr.Research Scientist, Akola
14 Sri Kishore Ramesh Khole,
Agar, Akola, Maharastra M:9921276828
Harvested 8-9q of sunflower/ acre Dr.S.N. Deshmukh, Sr.Research Scientist, Akola
15 Sri Gopal Gowardhan Gebad Sirsoli, Telehra, Akola, Maharastra Harvested 10-12q of sunflower/ acre Dr.S.N. Deshmukh, Sr.Research Scientist, Akola
16 Sri Singadi Ramaswamy
Shettipalli, Amangal, Mahabubnagar- 509 312(AP) M: 094401909585
Getting highest yield of 24q/ha by adopting DOR cultivars. Dr. M. Padmaiah, Principal Scientist, DOR
17 Sri Boravelli Vinod Kumar Reddy
Ramapuram, Waddepalli, Mahabubnagar- 509 126(AP) M: 09440882800
First person to spread castor in his area under irrigation during Rabi Dr. M. Padmaiah, Principal Scientist, DOR
18 Sri Mosha Rangareddy
Kanimetta, Kothakota, Mahabubnagar- 509 381 (AP) M: 0984863080
Introduced DOR Castor Technologies in his area. Dr. M. Padmaiah, Principal Scientist, DOR
19 Sri Siva Kumar
Kurmaguda, Shabad, RangaReddy-509 222 (AP) M:09490014020
Adopted DOR Sunflower and Safflower Technologies Dr. M. Padmaiah, Principal Scientist, DOR
20 Sri Harjinder Singh,
S/o Gurdip Singh,
Patti Navi Baksh, Kapurthala, Punjab. M: 09815836235
Protection of crop from birds damage using scaring tapes, audio cassettes and by sowing maize around the boundary of field. Dr.R.K.BajajSenior Breeder Sunflower, PAU, Ludhiana
21 Sri Rangarao,
S/o Bhimrao Kulkarni,
Age:70, Nidgundi, Ron, Gadag, Karnataka Ph:08381-283225
During last rabi season 2010 he was cultivated safflower (variety A-2) on rain fed land of 50 acres & got average productivity of 5 quintal per acre. He sold the entire produce at their village itself to Marico limited operated village buying centre. Proactive farmer in spreading message about safflower productivity under better agronomic practices followed situation. Supplies limited quantity of sowing seeds to nearby farmers & produced at on his land by using certified seed every year. Shri SantoshKumar G.H Executive-Marico Limited, Gulbarga, Karnataka
22 Sri Veera Reddy,
Age : 55, Markunda, Humanabad, Bidar, Karnataka. M: 09481411804
During last rabi 2010 season late sowing under irrigated situation on 2 acres land and got productivity of 8 quintal per acre. As Per Marico extension team guidance he followed alternate row method of irrigation for safflower crop to address situation of water shortage. Shri SantoshKumar G.H Executive-Marico Limited, Gulbarga, Karnataka