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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Special Issue 1 (2021)

Problems faced by the linseed farmers during the adoption of recommended linseed production technology in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh

Author(s):

Kalyani Tandon, HK Awasthi, PK Pandey and SK Dwivedi

Abstract:
Flax (Linum usitassimum) belonging to family Lineaceae, is a blue flowering annual herb that produces small flat seeds varying from golden yellow to reddish brown color. Flaxseed possesses crispy texture and nutty taste. Flaxseed is also known as linseed and these terms are used interchangeably. Almost all parts of linseed plant are utilized for various purposes. According to problems, the highest percentage of the respondents 85 per cent were faced problem of delay in sowing due to late harvesting of previous kharif crops (paddy), followed by 75 per cent non adoption of line sowing due to presence of moisture of previous paddy crops, 66.66 per cent lack of fair selling price of linseed at local market, 58.33 per cent lack of irrigation facilities. 53.33 per cent less preference to linseed as compare to other crops, 51.67 per cent delay in payment of crop produce and 50 per cent getting low yield in linseed as compare to other crops. according to “the “suggestions obtained from the respondents to overcome the problems faced by them, the data revealed that majority 91.67 per cent “of the respondents suggested that” marketing facilities should be increases, followed by 70 per cent of the respondents suggested that low cost technology must be introduced, 58.33 per cent of the respondents suggested that Regular visit and guidance should be done by KVK scientists. 53.33 per cent of the respondents suggested that Post demonstration contacts must be maintained. 50 per cent “of the farmers suggested extension activities i.e. kisanmela, demonstration, exhibition, training, visit etc. should be conducted in village at proper time.” 41.67 per cent of the respondent provision for instant payment of crop produce should be made.

Pages: 560-562  |  1748 Views  1163 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Kalyani Tandon, HK Awasthi, PK Pandey and SK Dwivedi. Problems faced by the linseed farmers during the adoption of recommended linseed production technology in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(1S):560-562.

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