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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 2 (2020)

Level of adoption of rice production technologies by the tribal farmers under national food security mission (NFSM) programme

Author(s):

Subha Laxmi Sahoo, MA Khan, NC Rath and Biswajit Sahoo

Abstract:
National Food Security Mission (NFSM) has been launched from 2007-08 to increase area, production and productivity of rice, wheat, pulses and coarse cereals. The present study was conducted tribal prominent Kandhamal district of Odisha, in four randomly selected blocks. From the eight randomly selected villages (four beneficiary and four non-beneficiary) total 120 respondents were selected (sixty beneficiaries and sixty non-beneficiaries) for the study. The study revealed that most of the beneficiary farmers were fully adopted the recommended package of practice of rice viz. use of high yielding rice varieties, line transplanting method, conoweeder. But there was less adoption for chemical fertilizers, plant protection chemicals and other type of chemicals because the farmers of these district perceived that chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides reduce the fertility of soil so they mostly depend on organic manures to fulfill the need of the crops.

Pages: 232-235  |  778 Views  201 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Subha Laxmi Sahoo, MA Khan, NC Rath and Biswajit Sahoo. Level of adoption of rice production technologies by the tribal farmers under national food security mission (NFSM) programme. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2S):232-235.

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