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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Special Issue 2 (2020)
Adoption of scientific package of practices of chickpea in Banda District
Author(s): Shyam Singh and Diksha Patel
Abstract: Chickpea is the main pulse crop of Banda district grown in 57549 ha of area with poor average productivity of 8.38 q/ha. The present study was undertaken to assess the extent of adoption for scientific package of practices of Chickpea among the chickpea growers of the District. Total 120 respondents from eight villages of four blocks were randomly selected. The results of study revealed that the majority of respondents were male belong to middle aged category, medium level of farming experience and large land holder with medium income. Most of respondents were adopted various practices viz. nipping at 25-30 DAS (95.83%), chemical method of spraying quinolphos or indoxacarb to control heliothis (95.83%) and irrigation at the time of branching and flowering (93.33%) and Majority of respondents were found to not adopted the various practices like seed treatment (89.17%), proper spacing (81.67%), seed rate (71.67%), recommended dose of fertilizer (83.33%) and basal application of sulphur (95.83%). Therefore, farmers should educate about package and practices of Chickpea by training or demonstration.
How to cite this article:
Shyam Singh and Diksha Patel. Adoption of scientific package of practices of chickpea in Banda District. 2020; 9(2S): 23-25.