Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2017)
Knowledge extent of management practices about mango cultivation in Saharanpur district (U.P.)
Author(s): Mohit Kumar, SN Singh, Abhishek Kumar, RR Yadav, RK Doharey and Manoj Kumar
Abstract: This study was conducted in Rampur Maniharan Block of district Saharanpur selected purposively. A total number of 100 Mango growers were selected through random sampling from five villages. The structured schedule was developed keeping in view the objectives and variable to be studied. The respondents were contacted personally for data collection. Out of 10 cultivation practices i.e. agricultural practices of Mango cultivation, Field preparation (87.56%) was rank at 1st as far as knowledge possessed by the respondents was concerned. The practice Fertilizer application rank at 2nd (85.45%), followed by High yielding varieties at rank 3rd (76.56%), Intercropping and weed management at rank 4th (67.45%), Irrigation management at rank 5th (66.21%), Plant protection measures at rank 6th (61.23%), Harvesting and marketing at rank 7th (59.11%), Transplanting at rank 8th (48.43%), Recommended spacing at rank 9th (45.09%) and Plant growth regulators at rank 10th (25.89%), respectively.