Trial Series

 Trial Series (Section-wise)

Activities Objective
Crop Improvement
National Initial Varietal Trials (Across Zones)
NIVT-1A Timely sown irrigated high fertility condition (T. aestivum) – NWPZ & NEPZ
NIVT-1B Timely sown irrigated high fertility condition (T. aestivum) – NEPZ & NWPZ
NIVT-2 Timely sown irrigated high fertility condition (T. aestivum) – CZ & PZ
NIVT-3A Late sown irrigated medium fertility condition (T.aestivum) – NWPZ & NEPZ
NIVT-3B Late sown irrigated medium fertility condition (T.aestivum) – CZ & PZ
NIVT-4 Timely sown irrigated high fertility condition (T. durum) – CZ & PZ
NIVT-5A Timely sown / restricted irrigation low fertility condition (T.aestivum) – NWPZ, NEPZ, CZ & PZ
NIVT-5B Timely sown / restricted irrigation low fertility condition (T.durum) – CZ & PZ
Northern Hills Zone
Advanced Varietal Trial

(IR-TS-TAS)

T aestivum entries under irrigated timely sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(RF-TS-TAS)

T aestivum entries under rainfed timely sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(RF-TS-VHA-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under rainfed timely sown high altitude conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(RI-LS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under restricted irrigation late sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(RF-ES-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under rainfed early sown conditions
Initial Varietal Trial

(IR-TS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under irrigated timely sown conditions
Initial Varietal Trial

(RF-TS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under rainfed timely sown conditions
North Western Plains Zone
Advanced Varietal Trial

(IR-TS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under irrigated timely sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(IR-LS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under irrigated late sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(RI-TS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under restricted irrigation timely sown conditions
North Eastern Plains Zone
Advanced Varietal Trial

(IR-TS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under irrigated timely sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(IR-LS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under irrigated late sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(RI-TS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under restricted irrigation timely sown conditions
Central Zone
Advanced Varietal Trial

(IR-TS-TAD)

To evaluate T aestivum & T durum entries under irrigated timely sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(IR-LS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under irrigated late sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(RI – TS-TAD)

To evaluate T aestivum & T durum entries under restricted irrigation timely sown conditions
Peninsular Zone
Advanced Varietal Trial

(IR-TS-TAD)

To evaluate T aestivum & T durum entries under irrigated and timely sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(IR-LS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under irrigated and late sown conditions
Advanced Varietal Trial

(RI-TS-TAD)

To evaluate T aestivum & T durum entries under restricted irrigation and timely sown conditions
Southern Hills Zone
Advanced Varietal Trial

(RI-TS-TAS)

To evaluate T aestivum entries under restricted irrigation timely sown conditions
Initial Varietal Trial

(RI-TS-TAS)

For initial evaluation of T aestivum entries under restricted irrigation and timely sown conditions
Special Trials
Salinity/Alkalinity Tolerance Varietal Trial To evaluate T aestivum entries under  irrigated and timely sown conditions under salinity/alkalinity stresses
Special Trial – T dicoccum

(IR-TS-DIC)

To evaluate T dicoccum entries under  irrigated and timely sown conditions in CZ and PZ
Special Trial – Triticale

(RF-TS-TCL-NHZ)

To evaluate triticaleentries under rainfed  and timely sown conditions in NHZ
Special Trial- MABB To evaluate Marker Aided Backcross Breeding lines
Special Trial – Wheat Bio-fortification To evaluate bio-fortified T.aestivum entries
Special trial –Very late sown (January) To evaluate very early maturing T aestivum entries in NEPZ and NWPZ
Crop Protection
Initial Plant Pathological Screening Nursery (IPPSN) To evaluate pre-coordinated yield trial entries generated at various centres against rusts and foliar blights under artificial inoculated conditions for promoting to coordinated multi-location trials
Plant Pathological Screening Nursery (PPSN) To know the status of resistance in AVT and NIVT entries against diseases to help in their promotion in yield trials and release
AUDPC based identification of slow rusters in AVT material For identification of slower ruster entries
APR : Race specific and slow rusting For identification of adult plant resistant entries
Seedling Resistance Tests and postulation of Rust Resistance Genes To know the resistance against different pathotypes of rusts and postulation of rust resistance genes in entries
Leaf Blight Screening Nursery (LBSN) To know the status of resistance against leaf blight in AVT entries
Basic studies on foliar blights To generate information of pathogens involved and host resistance
Karnal Bunt Screening Nursery (KBSN) To know the status of resistance against Karnal bunt in AVT entries
Basic studies in Karnal bunt To generate information on pathogenic/genetic  variability and host resistance
Loose smut Screening Nursery To know the status of resistance against loose smut in AVT entries
Powdery Mildew Screening Nursery To know the status of resistance against powdery mildew in AVT entries
Head scab Screening Nursery To know the status of resistance against head scab in AVT entries
Flag smut Screening Nursery

 

To know the status of resistance against flag smut in AVT entries
Hill bunt Screening Nursery To know the status of resistance against hill bunt in AVT entries
Foot rot Screening Nursery To know the status of resistance against foot rot in AVT entries
Crop Health Monitoring: Pre harvest surveys To keep vigils on new virulences of yellow rust and other diseases and insect pests in NWPZ and NEPZ
Wheat Disease Trap Plot Nursery TPN To monitor new virulences of rusts
Off-season TPN To monitor new virulences of rusts in off season crop
SAARC- Nursery To monitor new virulences of rusts in SAARC countries
Crop health monitoring: post harvest surveys To monitor incidence of seed borne diseases in AVT entries and in samples from markets/farmers fields
Multiple disease screening nursery To identify multiple disease  resistant entries
Multiple pest screening nursery To identify multiple insect pests resistant entries
Biological control of flag smut To develop control measures of flag smut
Population dynamics of nematodes To know the status of different plant pathogenic and other nematodes in wheat
Evaluation of eco-friendly approaches in CCN management Management of CCN nematode
Development of IPM module for management of wheat crop health problems To develop IPM module in wheat
Tillage options and pest situation To know the effect of tillage on crop health
Resistance against nematodes To know sources of resistance against nematodes
Shoot fly screening nursery To know sources of resistance against shoot fly
Brown wheat mite screening nursery To know sources of resistance against brown wheat mite
Foliar aphids screening nursery To know sources of resistance against foliar aphids
Root aphid screening nursery To know sources of resistance against root aphids
Chemical control of termite and foliage aphids For management of insect pests
Monitoring of important pests infecting wheat and their natural enemies To keep vigil on insect pests
Basic studies for development of IPM strategies To generate knowledge for developing IPM modules
Management of seed diseases in early sown crop To develop module to manage seed rots in early sown wheat
Studies on stored grain pests For managing stored grain pests
Resource Management
IR-TS-TAS-DOS To evaluate the performance of timely sown new aestivum wheat genotypes at different dates of sowing under irrigated conditions in various wheat growing zones
IR-LS-TAS-DOS To evaluate the performance of late sown new aestivum wheat genotypes at different dates of sowing under irrigated conditions in various wheat growing zones
RF-ES-TAS-LON To evaluate the performance of new aestivum wheat genotypes at different nitrogen levels under early sown rainfed conditions of NHZ
RF-TS-TAS-LON To evaluate the performance of new aestivum wheat genotypes at different nitrogen levels under rainfed conditions in various wheat growing zones
IR-TS-TDM-DOS To evaluate the performance of timely sown new durum wheat genotypes at different dates of sowing under irrigated conditions in various wheat growing zones
RIR-TS-TAD To evaluate the performance of new wheat genotypes under restricted irrigation conditions in Peninsular zone
IR-TS- DIC-DOS To evaluate the performance of new dicoccum wheat genotypes at different dates of sowing under irrigated conditions in CZ PZ and SHZ
Yield maximisation in rice-wheat system through integration of organic inorganic and micronutrient fertilisation (DWR & DRR collaboration) To enhance the yield potential in rice-wheat system by the integration of organic and inorganic sources including micronutrients
Intensification of rice-wheat system for higher productivity and profitability under different tillage practices To increase the sustainability of natural resources and profitability of rice-wheat system by including pulses in between wheat and rice
Rice residue management in rice-wheat system Management of crop residues to improve soil and water resources and avoid environmental pollution
Performance of wheat under organic and inorganic fertilisation To evaluate the effect of organic sources on wheat productivity and quality
Effect of RCT’s on productivity and profitability of soybean-wheat system in Central Zone To evaluate the effect of tillage in soybean/maize-wheat system in the Central Zone
Integrated nutrient management in soybean-wheat system in Peninsular Zone To maximize productivity of soybean-wheat system with integration of organic and inorganic fertilizers
Effect of boron application on the productivity of wheat in NEPZ To evaluate the response of boron application in wheat
Management of weeds in wheat Evaluation of sulfosulfuron + carfentrazone for the control of complex weed flora in wheat under rice-wheat system
Quality Improvement
NIVT 1A To evaluate for grain protein content hectolitre weight grain appearance sedimentation volume of bread wheat
NIVT 1B To evaluate for grain protein content hectolitre weight grain appearance sedimentation volume of bread wheat
NIVT 2 To evaluate for grain protein content hectolitre weight grain appearance sedimentation volume of bread wheat
NIVT 3A&3B To evaluate for grain protein content hectolitre weight grain appearance sedimentation volume of bread wheat
NIVT 4 To evaluate for grain protein content hectolitre weight grain appearance sedimentation volume yellow berry beta-carotene content in durum wheat
NIVT 5A To evaluate for grain protein content hectolitre weight grain appearance sedimentation volume of bread wheat
NIVT 5B To evaluate for grain protein content hectolitre weight grain appearance sedimentation volume yellow berry beta-carotene content in durum wheat
AVT In addition to grain protein content hectolitre weight grain appearance sedimentation volume; baking tests for chapati bread biscuit and pasta products quality nutritional quality traits were conducted in advanced lines
Barley Network
Yield Evaluation Trials
AVT/ IVT (RF) – NWPZ / NEPZ To evaluate new hulled/husk less barley genotypes for their yield potential and field reaction to various biotic and abiotic stresses in northern plains of India excluding hills under timely sown rainfed conditions
AVT / IVT (RF) – N H Zone To evaluate new hulled/ husk less barley genotypes for their yield potential and field reaction to various biotic and abiotic stresses in northern hills of India under timely sown rainfed conditions
AVT / IVT (IR- FB) – NWPZ / NEPZ / Central Zone To evaluate new feed barley genotypes for their yield potential and field reaction to various biotic and abiotic stresses in plains of India under timely sown irrigated conditions
AVT / IVT (IR- MB) – NWPZ To evaluate new malt barley genotypes for their yield potential and field reaction to various biotic and abiotic stresses in northern plains of India under timely sown irrigated conditions
AVT / IVT (IR- DP) – NWPZ / NEPZ / Central Zone To evaluate new dual purpose barley genotypes for their forage and grain yield potential after one cut for fodder and field reaction to various biotic and abiotic stresses in plains of India under timely sown irrigated conditions
AVT / IVT (RF- DP) – NH Zone To evaluate new dual purpose barley genotypes for their forage and grain yield potential after one cut for fodder and field reaction to various biotic and abiotic stresses in northern hills of India under timely sown rainfed conditions
AVT / IVT (IR- SAL) – NWPZ / NEPZ To evaluate new barley genotypes for their yield potential in saline-sodic soils and field reaction to various biotic and abiotic stresses in plains of India under timely sown irrigated conditions
Barley Agronomic Trials
RF-Barley – LON To assess the response to fertilizer application and identify new barley genotypes suitable for rainfed conditions
IR-Barley -LON To assess the response to fertilizer application and identify new barley genotypes suitable for irrigated conditions
IR- BARLEY – DOS To assess response of new barley genotypes in different dates of sowings
IR- Malt Barley -LON To assess the response to fertilizer application and identify new malt barley genotypes suitable for irrigated conditions
Dual Barley trials To assess the performance of new barley genotypes suitable for dual purpose
Special trials to update the package of practices for barley production To assess the performance of barley varieties for different tillage options

Yield maximization of dual purpose barley through agronomic manipulations

Standardization of seed rate and spacing for malt barley

To study the integrated use of nutrients for enhancing productivity and quality

Barley Plant Protection Nurseries
NBDSN / IBDSN To screen the new coordinated trials genotypes for various biotic stresses under artificial inoculation / hot spot locations
EBDSN To screen the elite genotypes for confirmation of resistance / tolerance for individual biotic stresses under artificial inoculation / hot spot locations
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