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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2018)

A study on knowledge of BT cotton cultivation practices in Rangareddy district of Telangana

Author(s):

Dhanraj Padwal, Jahanara, Syed H Mazhar, Dipak Kumar Bose and JP Srivastava

Abstract:
Cotton, the ‘White Gold’ and ‘King of Fibers’ is a crop of prosperity and is taken into account to be an industrial goods of worldwide importance. It’s a vital fiber crop of worldwide significance, cultivated in tropical and sub-tropical regions of around eighty countries, which accounts for forty-five % of world fiber. The key producers of cotton are USA, China, India, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Argentina, Australia, Greece, Brazil, United Mexican States and Turkey. Southern zone involving Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu is a zone for developing hirsutum-arboreum-herbaceum-barbadense and crossover cottons. Soils of this zone are both dark and red and poor in fruitfulness. Cotton development is done both under watered and rain sustained conditions. It was revealed that majority of the respondents (65.33%) had medium adoption level about the improved cultivation practices of pomegranate.

Pages: 2204-2205  |  861 Views  287 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Dhanraj Padwal, Jahanara, Syed H Mazhar, Dipak Kumar Bose and JP Srivastava. A study on knowledge of BT cotton cultivation practices in Rangareddy district of Telangana. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3):2204-2205.

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