Technologies Developed By Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI)

Disposal of Solid Municipal, GramPanchayat, Domestic and Hospital Biomass Waste Through use of Incinerator,  And Energy for Heating Water Disposal of Solid Municipal, GramPanchayat, Domestic and Hospital Biomass Waste Through use of Incinerator, And Energy for Heating Water - Energy Lighting And Fuel

In present condition solid waste management is a big issue, the solid waste is generated at domestic, commercial and agricultural levels which is to be managed and treated in a proper manner so that it can  be used as energy source and also be less polluting. The traditional systems of dumpi

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Single barrel kiln for char powder Single barrel kiln for char powder - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry

This kiln consists of a single barrel, in which the biomass to be charred is ignited from the top. As the biomass burns, it gets pyrolysed. Arrangements have been made in this kiln to burn the Pyrolysis gas in the kiln itself. The biomass gets pyrolysed from top to bottom, as the Pyrolysis fro

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Solar Dryer Solar Dryer - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry

This is a simple four sided pyramid, in which four poles are joined together to form a square base. Four poles, each resting on one of the corners of the square, are joined together to form the pyramid. All the poles are provided with hooks or loops at their ends, so that the pyramid can be eas

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Low cost green house Low cost green house - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry

The primary function of a greenhouse is to provide plants with additional carbon dioxide. Neither heating nor cooling is required under climatic conditions in Maharashtra. Green plants respire during the night, producing carbondioxide. Carbon dioxide is also generated by soil microorganisms throu

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Nursery business based on seasonal crop species Nursery business based on seasonal crop species - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry

Seedlings of seasonal crop species would always be in demand and the market is right at the doorstep of a rural nursery. Seedlings growing in a nursery require very little space and water. This technology allows the farmer to adhere to the desired date of planting, even if the field conditions ar

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Leaf as a propagule Leaf as a propagule - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry

A leaf of a dicot plant, detached from the plant along with its axillary bud, is treated with a rooting hormone and kept in a high humidity chamber, the petiole produces roots, while the bud grows into a shoot, producing an entire plant from a single leaf.



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New Nursery Techniques New Nursery Techniques - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry

Almost 80% of dicotyledonous species can be propagated by the simple method of rooted cuttings, if the cutting are treated with a rooting hormone and kept under conditions of high atmospheric,,humidity. A low cost high humidity chamber, costing just Rs. 200 per m2, and the protocols for hormonal

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Improved Cook Stove Design for Hand Operated Leaf Plate and Cup Moulding Machine Improved Cook Stove Design for Hand Operated Leaf Plate and Cup Moulding Machine - Energy Lighting And Fuel

The hand operated molding machine developed by IIT, Kharagpur were existing in this area. Pressing machine, in which the dye is heated by a stove using biomass as fuel. This machine was tested and found to be easy to operate by tribal families. This machine does not require electricity. It can

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Plant Tissue Culture Plant Tissue Culture - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry

Vegetatively propagated crop species like sugarcane, banana, ginger, turmeric etc. offer a huge potential market for tissue culture but products of tissue culture are very costly. Low cost tissue culture uses pressure cooker instead of autoclave, rain water instead of distilled water and jam jars

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Farming on permanent raised beds Farming on permanent raised beds - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry

Raised beds are made of a mixture of sand and soil, laid on a plastic film. All the soil related limiting factors (wrong pH, soil compaction, salinity, nutrient deficiency, poor aeration, weeds, pathogens etc.) are eliminated. Using adequate water, high dose of fertilizers and micronutrients, we

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Bamboo for Outdoor Structure Bamboo for Outdoor Structure - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry

Biodegradation of bamboo is retarded by impregnating it with a mixture of potassium dichromate, copper sulphate and boric acid. Impregnated bamboo can be used for constructing scaffolding for vines, greenhouses, fences, and even water holding structures.



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Improved Cook Stoves Improved Cook Stoves - Energy Lighting And Fuel

Firewood, woody agrowaste Such as stalks of cotton and pigeonpea are burnt directly in domestic and large sized community wood burning cook stoves. A traditional rural cook stove, made of unfired clay, has a very low efficiency, it produces a lot of smoke and soot and it has a life of just a coup

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Fuel briquettes from light Agrowaste Fuel briquettes from light Agrowaste - Energy Lighting And Fuel

Because most agricultural species are herbaceous, agricultural waste is generally in the form of leaves and thin stems. The act of threshing also results in generating powdery agrowaste. Agrowaste in these forms cannot be used as fuel in a wood burning stove, but it can be converted into charcoal

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Low Cost  Water Tank Low Cost Water Tank - Agriculture And Animal Husbandry
A 120 cm tall palisade structure of bamboo poles, with the intervening spaces woven into a wickerwork of bamboo, and an inset made out of a plastic film, form the tank. It is filled with potable water during the rainy season, after which it is covered by an opaque black plastic film. If the bamboo p

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Community sized improved cook stoves Community sized improved cook stoves - Energy Lighting And Fuel


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Compact biogas system Compact biogas system - Energy Lighting And Fuel

The traditional biogas technology, based on cattle dung, is useful only to households having at least 6 to 8 heads of cattle. Because of the low rate of gas generation per unit mass of dung, and long reaction time of about 40 days, the smallest domestic digester has a volume of about 2000 litres.

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Sarai cooking system Sarai cooking system - Energy Lighting And Fuel


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