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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 2 (2020)

Profile of sesame growers and identify the communication channels in the process of adoption of new technology of sesame in block Prathavipur district Tikamgarh

Author(s):

Prashant Sinoriya, Dr. VK Pyasi and Mamta Vyas

Abstract:
Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is a very ancient and important annual oil seed crop in the World. India is a major producer of this crop in the world and occupies well over 38% of total acreage and contributes about 26 percent of the total production. Sesame is usually rich in oil (50%) and protein (18-20%). Nearly 78 percent of the sesame seed produced in India is used for oil extraction, 2.5 percent for planting purposes and the rich in used in confection and in religious Hindu ceremonies. Nearly 73 percent of the oil is used for edible purposes, 8.3 percent of hydrogenation, 4.2 percent for industrial purposes in the manufactures of paints, pharmaceuticals and insecticides. Seeds are eaten fried and mixed with sugar and in several forms in sweet meals. A hundred gram of seeds provided 592 calories. Sesame oil is important cooking oil in south India. It is really the poor man’s substitute for ‘ghee’. It is also used as a perfumed oil as it does not itself possess any strong order, especially after it is kept for some time and is able to absorb the fragrant essence of sweet-scented flowers. It is also used as a cattle feed specially for milch animal. It can be used as manner. It has a vast field of applications such as edible purposes, in industries like paints, pharmaceuticals, insecticides, cosmetics, soap making etc. Sesame is also used as a cattle feed especially for milch animals and as manure due to presence of 6-6.2% N. 2-2.2% P and 1-1.2% K in its cake (Singh et al. 2009).

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How to cite this article:
Prashant Sinoriya, Dr. VK Pyasi and Mamta Vyas. Profile of sesame growers and identify the communication channels in the process of adoption of new technology of sesame in block Prathavipur district Tikamgarh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2S):282-293.

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