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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 7, Special Issue 1 (2018)
Studies on socio-economic and technological factors responsible for low production of rice
Author(s): Rajiv Kumar
Abstract: The study was conducted in Pakur district of Jharkhand to know the socio-economic status of farmers. They were categorized in three groups i.e. small, medium and large farmers which were differ from each other with regard to socio-economic factors and found that 48.88 per cent rice growers has medium level of knowledge. Most of the small category farmers have high technological gap of lack of technological guidance (72.59 per cent) followed by lack of money (64.61 per cent). The different sub practices grouped into 6 categories and found that plant protection measures is one of the major concerns for technological gap. Two sprays of propiconazol 25EC@1ml/L water, one before panicle initiation and second at milking stage was effective in reducing incidence of false smut diseases and increased the grain yields.
How to cite this article:
Rajiv Kumar. Studies on socio-economic and technological factors responsible for low production of rice. 2018; 7(1S): 175-179.