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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2016)

Knowledge level of farmers regarding package of practices for lentil crop

Author(s):

JP Singh, SP Singh, Saurabh Varma and Surendra Singh

Abstract:
The study was undertaken in Barabanki dist. of U.P. It was observed that initially 78 per cent farmers were possessing low, 16 per cent medium and 6 per cent high level of knowledge whereas after acquiring training the values were 8 per cent for low, 10 per cent for medium and 82 per cent for high level of knowledge regarding lentil cultivation. It was noticed that 87.0 per cent of the farmers adopted new high yielding variety followed by land configuration (81.0 %) integrated nutrient management (83.0 %) and used recommended seed rate (82.0 %) after acquiring from the KVK. it was also notice that due to enhanced knowledge and adoption of scientific, the yield of lentil increased by 36.7 per cent, 45.8 per cent and 46.2 per cent over the yield obtained under farmer’s practices during the year 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, respectively. Thus, study suggests the need of conducting intensive trainings, FLDs and effective use of all means of extension education to educate the lentil growers for achieving higher production of lentil in the district.

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How to cite this article:
JP Singh, SP Singh, Saurabh Varma and Surendra Singh. Knowledge level of farmers regarding package of practices for lentil crop. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(1):291-293.

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