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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 2 (2019)

Adoption of paddy farmers on eco friendly pest management practices for sustainable agriculture

Author(s):

Balamurugan V, Shanmugaraja P and T Balakrishnan

Abstract:
A study was conducted to adoption of eco-friendly pest management technologies by farmers in selected eight villages of Kollidam block of Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu. From the study it was found that majority of the farmers had above fifty percent of adoption on the eco-friendly pest management technologies viz., summer ploughing, Trimming and plastering, planting rows parallel to sun, flooding, Removal of weeds, use of light trap, collection and destruction of pupa larvae, shaking by passing the rope over the canopy, digging rat burrows and pheromone traps. Use of eco-friendly pest management is an important strategy to reduce pest problems, in reducing the pesticide cost and there by the ecology has been saved for the future generation.

Pages: 522-523  |  966 Views  241 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Balamurugan V, Shanmugaraja P and T Balakrishnan. Adoption of paddy farmers on eco friendly pest management practices for sustainable agriculture. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2S):522-523.

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