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Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Targhadia, Rajkot

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Govt. KVK Spots

Contact Name: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Targhadia, Rajkot,

Mobile no.:: 0281-2784170

Address: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Junagadh Agricultural University, Targhadia, Dist. Rajkot

State: Gujarat

District: Rajkot

Time of Visit: All the year

Speciality:

Atari Address- ICAR-ATARI Zone-VIII Pune ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), College of Agriculture Campus, Shivajinagar, Pune (Maharashtra)

Host Institute Name- Junagarh Agricultural University Junagarh, Gujarat

Pin Code- 360023

Preview- The district Rajkot mainly falls in north Saurashtra agro-climatic zone. The total geographical area of North Saurashtra Agro Climatic Zone is 35.2 Lacs ha. Out of total area, 73.40 per cent area falls under arid and semi-arid region. The soils of this zone are shallow to moderately deep. The soils of Rajkot district is low in their availability of nitrogen while medium in phosphorus and high in available potash except the available phosphorus and potash is in medium category in adopted villages. Monsoon commences usually by the end of June and withdraws by middle of September. Average annual rainfall of districts is 648 mm while 425.1 mm during 2016-17