Products Developed by ICAR-NRRI, 2020

Products Developed by Crop Protection Division

1. NRRI Trichocard (T. j) Species: Trichogramma japonicum 
Developers: Basana Gowda G, Totan Adak, Naveenkumar B Patil, Guru Prasanna Pandi, Annamalai M, Prashanthi G and Rath P.C
Trichogramma japonicum is an important egg parasitoid of yellow stem borer, Scirpophaga incertulus. Three tricho cards (consisting of ~60000 parasitized eggs) per hectare are applied usually from 30th day after transplantation. Five such releases are made at every 7-10 days interval till egg masses or moth activity is not seen, whichever is earlier. Card should be placed in the field before expected adult emergence date mentioned on the card. Farmers should refrain from using pesticides in the field where Trichogramma are released.
Availability and sale
* Bioagents are available in the Division of Crop Protection, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack. Prior indent (before 45 days) is required if the order exceeds 50 cards. Cards will be supplied after the quality check as per the international guidelines (of IOBC). Cards need to be purchased by visiting the institute only.
* Trichocard- Rs. 60 per card (contains 18000-20000 parasitized eggs)
For further enquiry contact:
Dr. P C Rath
Head, Crop protection Division
ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack-753006
e-mail ID: [email protected]
Mobile No. – 9437476827

2. NRRI Trichocard (T. c) Species: Trichogramma chilonis
Developers: Basana Gowda G, Totan Adak, Naveenkumar B Patil, Guru Prasanna Pandi, Annamalai M, Prashanthi G and Rath P.C
Trichogramma chilonis is an important egg parasitoid of rice leaf folder, Cnaphalocrosis medinalis. Three tricho cards (consisting of ~60000 parasitized eggs) per hectare are applied once moth activity is noticed. Five such releases are made at every 7-10 days interval till egg masses or moth activity is not seen, whichever is earlier. Card should be placed in the field before expected adult emergence date mentioned on the card. Farmers should refrain from using pesticides in the field where Trichogramma are released.
Availability and sale
* Bioagents are available in the Division of Crop Protection, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack. Prior indent (before 45 days) is required if the order exceeds 50 cards. Cards will be supplied after the quality check as per the international guidelines (of IOBC). Cards need to be purchased by visiting the institute only.
* Trichocard- Rs. 60 per card (contains 18000-20000 parasitized eggs)
For further enquiry contact:
Dr. P C Rath
Head, Crop protection Division
ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack-753006
e-mail ID: [email protected]
Mobile No. – 9437476827

3. NRRI Braconcard (B. h) Species: Bracon hebetor
Developers: Basana Gowda G, Totan Adak, Naveenkumar B Patil, Guru Prasanna Pandi, Annamalai M, Prashanthi G and Rath P.C
Bracon hebetor (=Habrobracon hebetor) is an important larval parasitoid of lepidopteran pests of rice. Eight bracon cards (consisting of ~4000-4500 pupae) per hectare. Additional release may be made if pest activity persists. Card should be placed in the field before expected adult emergence date mentioned on the card. Farmers should refrain from using pesticides in the field where Bracon hebetor are released.
Availability and sale
* Bioagents are available in the Division of Crop Protection, ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack. Prior indent (before 45 days) is required if the order exceeds 50 cards. Cards will be supplied after thorough quality check. Cards need to be purchased by visiting the institute only.
* Braconcard- Rs. 70 per card (contains ~500 pupae)
For further enquiry contact: 
Dr. P C Rath
Head, Crop protection Division
ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack-753006
e-mail ID: [email protected]
Mobile No. – 9437476827

4. NRRI Biostimulants-Th Species : Trichoderma harzianum

Developers : Mukherjee, A.K., Adak, T., Swain, H., Baite, M.S., Prabhukarthikeyan SR, Raghu S, Chattopadhyay K,  and Rath, P.C.
Price : Rs. 40/- per 200gm., Rs. 120/- per kg
Preparation of formulation:
The Trichoderma harzianum is grown in potato dextrose broth. After 6-7 days when it is sufficiently sporulated the culture is mixed with Talc powder and carboxy methyl cellulose (CMC) to make formulation. The formulation should have at least 1X108cfu.
Recommendation
Used for growth promotion enhancing growth of root and shoot and ultimately higher yield.
Method of usage
Seed treatment: Use 10g/Kg for seed treatment. Soak the seeds in water for overnight. Decant the water completely and apply powder to the seed and mix thoroughly and after complete mixing air dry the seeds under shade for at least 1 hour and then go for showing.
Spray application: Use 10g powder in 1 liter of water- mix well and then spray. Use 200 liter of solution for 1 acre of land.
Advantages
(i) enhances germination reducing the germination time., (ii) promotes root and shoot growth, (iii) Induces resistance, (iv) Increase yield, (v) Easy to apply by the farmers
Intellectual Property Right
The product is from ICAR-NRRI so IPR issue is applied and it is exclusive to NRRI only.
For further enquiry contact :
Dr. P C Rath
Head, Crop protection Division
ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack-753006
e-mail ID: [email protected]
Mobile No. – 9437476827

5. NRRI Biostimulants-Te Species : Trichoderma erinaceum

Developers : Mukherjee, A.K., Adak, T., Swain, H., Behera, Shanti Prava, Dhua U., Jena M., Bagchi, T, Bhattacharya, P., Kumar, Awadhesh, Dangar, T.K. and Rath, P.C.
Price : Rs. 40/- per 200gm., Rs. 120/- per kg
Preparation of formulation:
The Trichoderma erinaceum is grown in potato dextrose broth. After 6-7 days when it is sufficiently sporulated the culture is mixed with Talc powder and carboxy methyl cellulose (CMC) to make formulation. The formulation should have at least 1X108cfu.
Recommendation
Used for growth promotion enhancing growth of root and shoot and ultimately higher yield.
Method of usage
Seed treatment: Use 10g/Kg for seed treatment. Soak the seeds in water for overnight. Decant the water completely and apply powder to the seed and mix thoroughly and after complete mixing air dry the seeds under shade for at least 1 hour and then go for showing.
Spray application: Use 10g powder in 1 liter of water- mix well and then spray. Use 200 liter of solution for 1 acre of land.
Advantages
(i) enhances germination reducing the germination time., (ii) promotes root and shoot growth, (iii) Induces resistance, (iv) Increase yield, (v) Easy to apply by the farmers
Intellectual Property Right
The product is from ICAR-NRRI so IPR issue is applied and it is exclusive to NRRI only.
For further enquiry contact :
Dr. P C Rath
Head, Crop protection Division
ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack-753006
e-mail ID: [email protected]
Mobile No. – 9437476827

6. NRRI Biostimulants-Ta Species : Trichoderma atroviride

Developers : Mukherjee, A.K., Adak, T., Swain, H., Behera, Shanti Prava, Dhua U., Jena M., Bagchi, T, Bhattacharya, P., Kumar, Awadhesh, Dangar, T.K. and Rath, P.C.
Price : Rs. 40/- per 200gm., Rs. 120/- per kg
Preparation of formulation:
The Trichoderma atroviride is grown in potato dextrose broth. After 6-7 days when it is sufficiently sporulated the culture is mixed with Talc powder and carboxy methyl cellulose (CMC) to make formulation. The formulation should have at least 1X108cfu.
Recommendation
Used for growth promotion enhancing growth of root and shoot and ultimately higher yield.
Method of usage
Seed treatment: Use 10g/Kg for seed treatment. Soak the seeds in water for overnight. Decant the water completely and apply powder to the seed and mix thoroughly and after complete mixing air dry the seeds under shade for at least 1 hour and then go for showing.
Spray application: Use 10g powder in 1 liter of water- mix well and then spray. Use 200 liter of solution for 1 acre of land.
Advantages
(i) enhances germination reducing the germination time, (ii) promotes root and shoot growth, (iii) Induces resistance, (iv) Increase yield, (v) Easy to apply by the farmers
Intellectual Property Right
The product is from ICAR-NRRI so IPR issue is applied and it is exclusive to NRRI only.
For further enquiry contact :
Dr. P C Rath
Head, Crop protection Division
ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack-753006
e-mail ID: [email protected]
Mobile No. – 9437476827