Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Special Issue 2 (2020)
A captious study on execution of nature friendly practices in vegetables farming among the tribal farmers of Madhya Pradesh
DP Rai, Jagdeesh Morya, SK Badodiya and Govind Bihare
The vegetables now become a crucial requisite of the daily human diet, because of its nutritional value. The present investigation was conducted in four tribal district of Madhya Pradesh. Total sixteen villages were selected for the study. There was proportional to total size of the respondents in selected villages fell under each of the four blocks. In all, 240 tribal farmers were selected to serve as the respondents for the study. Mainstream of the farmers (52.50%) were in medium category regarding knowledge about management of eco-friendly practices. Higher percentage (49.17) of the respondents had medium adoption about ecofriendly practices. A preponderance of the farmers 70.84 percent had partially adopted farm yard manure application. Most of the respondents 52.50 and 36.67 percent of the respondents had adopted crop rotation and inter cropping practices in vegetable. Majority of the farmers (75.83%) had not applied any bio-fertilizer for growing vegetables. Higher proportion of the respondents partially adopted the practices like splitting dose of application (60.83%).Massive majority 97.92 percent farmers were found in non-adoption category regarding use of pheromone traps and use of light traps. Hundred percent of the farmers were found in non-adoption category regarding practices such as conservation parasitic wasps. Majority 92.50 percent of the farmers had fully adopted the practices like use of hand weeding in standing crop closely. High cost of improved verities and new technologies, thus the respondents were unable to acquire those was major constraints reported by 82.50 percent of the respondents. Moreover, 79.16% of respondents’ reported lack of awareness about eco-friendly management practices was also a major constraint. Majority 85.41 percent of the respondents suggested to ensure timely availability of pest resistant improved varieties, followed by three-fourth of respondents said organizing awareness campaign on eco-friendly practices (75.83%).
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DP Rai, Jagdeesh Morya, SK Badodiya and Govind Bihare. A captious study on execution of nature friendly practices in vegetables farming among the tribal farmers of Madhya Pradesh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2S):126-132.