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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Special Issue 4 (2018)

Comparative studies on socio-economic and technological factors responsible for low production of rice in Dumka and Pakur districts of Jharkhand

Author(s):

Rajiv Kumar

Abstract:
The study was conducted in Dumka and Pakur districts 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 54.66 per cent rice growers has medium level of knowledge. Most of the small category farmers have high technological gap of lack of technological guidance (69.15%) followed by lack of money (66.22%). 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@1g/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.

Pages: 421-424  |  690 Views  76 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Rajiv Kumar. Comparative studies on socio-economic and technological factors responsible for low production of rice in Dumka and Pakur districts of Jharkhand. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(4S):421-424.