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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Constraints faced and suggestion by farmers to overcome constraints in adoption of improved sericulture production technologies of Bidar district of North Karnataka

Author(s):

DK Hadimani, Manjunath, I Moulasab and Ashok J

Abstract:
The study was conducted to know the constraints faced and suggestions by farmers to overcome the constraints in adoption of improved sericulture production technologies in Bidar district of north Karnataka during the year 2016-2017. The findings revealed that, the major problem faced by the farmers are lack of knowledge regarding control of pests and diseases like uzifly, ants, pebrine, white muscardine and yellow Muscardine (100%), lack of marketing facility and fluctuation in price of cocoon, (100%), lack of information about crossbred races of silkworm (92.00%), lack of information about concentration of the disinfectant (88.00%), lack of knowledge regarding controlling of pest and diseases (82.00%) and inadequate training facilities (62.00%). With respect to suggestions to overcome the problems, training programmes should be given on Chawki rearing and late age rearing and management of pest and diseases of mulberry and silkworms are the most important suggestion made by 96.00 and 95.00 per cent of the respondents respectively followed by provide training on mulberry orchard management (85.00%), study tours to visit progressive sericulture farmers’ (80.00%), The Government should give financial support (78.00%), the Subsidies on drip irrigation system may be increased (75.00%).

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How to cite this article:
DK Hadimani, Manjunath, I Moulasab and Ashok J. Constraints faced and suggestion by farmers to overcome constraints in adoption of improved sericulture production technologies of Bidar district of North Karnataka. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):784-786.

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