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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 2 (2019)

Popularization of improved production technology in maize - as an alternate crop during <em>kharif</em> season under Cauvery delta zone of Tamil Nadu

Author(s):

Dr. M Raju and Dr. S Marimuthu

Abstract:
Maize has emerged as one of the most suitable alternative to rice in Cauvery delta zone of Tamil Nadu. The field demonstrations were conducted in Mayiladuthurai and Kuthalam blocks of Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu during <em>kuruvai</em> 2017 (June 2017 –August 2017). Because of the inventions on maize as alternate crop for kuruvai season is effectively motivated the farmers and changed their diversified farming from rice cultivation. In this case farmers wanted an alternate means of income from rice crop. Cultivation of Maize will pave a new road towards self-sufficiency and sustainability.

Pages: 869-872  |  1076 Views  296 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Dr. M Raju and Dr. S Marimuthu. Popularization of improved production technology in maize - as an alternate crop during <em>kharif</em> season under Cauvery delta zone of Tamil Nadu. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2S):869-872.

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