Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2017)
Adoption extent of scientific practices about mango cultivation in Saharanpur district (U.P.)
Author(s): Mohit Kumar, RR Yadav, RK Doharey, SN Singh, Abhishek Kumar and DP Singh
Abstract: This study was conducted in Rampur Maniharan Block of district Saharanpur selected purposely. 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. Irrigation management (94.66%) was rank at 1st as far as adoption possessed by the respondents was concerned. The practice Intercropping and weed management rank at 2nd (60.33%), followed by High yielding varieties at rank 3rd (58.83%), Field preparation at rank 4th (51.94%), Recommended spacing at rank 5th (51.33%), Harvesting and marketing at rank 6th (44.88%), Transplanting at rank 7th (41.09%), Fertilizer application at rank 8th (35.16%), Plant protection measures at rank 9th (35%) and Plant growth regulators at rank 10th (14.5%), respectively. Knowledge about scientific practices of farmers in Mango cultivation, education, Occupation, material possession and extent of contact had highly significant and positive correlation with adoption of mango cultivation practices.
How to cite this article:
Mohit Kumar, RR Yadav, RK Doharey, SN Singh, Abhishek Kumar and DP Singh. Adoption extent of scientific practices about mango cultivation in Saharanpur district (U.P.). Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2017; 6(4): 1355-1357.