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Basmati Rice Trial by Symbiotic Sciences

Location:: Village - Ladhra, Chack Jhandu, District Jalandhar, Punjab.

Trial Size: Nearly 4.5 hectare of land had been set up for Trial.

Soil Type: Trial laid out was in Sandy Loam.

Seed Variety & Seed Rate:For trial PUSA - 1121 was tested and seed rate being 6 kg/acre.

Timing :Nursery – Last week May'10,Transplanting – 3rd week June'10, Harvesting – 2nd week of October'10

Harvest and Yield Details:
  • Plants inoculated with SyMyco (Mycorrhiza) responded better both at the time of nursery and post harvesting in terms of growth and roots system.
  • A Difference of .55 to 2.5 quintals/acre was marked between Mycorrhized fields and Non Mycorrhized field.
  • There was a hail storm which damaged the crop.But then too Mycorrhized fields showed an average yield increase of 2.92% to 17.86% respectively when compared to Non Mycorrhized fields.
  Difference in Roots:
  Demonstration Pictures:

SyMyco (Mycorrhiza) applied on Basmati Rice Roots at the time of transplanting.

Note: Basmati Rice was also seed treated with SyMyco (Mycorrhiza).

Farmer Name Village Acre Average Yield (Quintal/Acre) with Mycorrhiza Average Yield (Quintal/Acre) in Near By Fields

Kulbir Singh

Chackjhandu 3 13.38 13

Guljar Singh

Ladhra 2 16.5 14

Sukhjit Singh

Ladhra 6 15.3 14.75