Toll Free Helpline (India): 1800 1234 070

Rest of World: +91-9810852116

Free Publication Certificate

Vol. 10, Issue 2 (2021)

Evaluation of harvesting Abelmoschus esculentus (OKRA) with improved technology for profitable agriculture compared to traditional methods

Author(s):
Dr. Afifa Jahan, Dr. R Arunjyothi, Dr. M Jagan Mohan Reddy, Dr. T Prabhakar Reddy, M Rajasheker, A Shankar, B Rajasheker and K Rama Krishna
Abstract:
The Abelmoscgus esculentus pricking is a laborious and time consuming work causing drudgery to farm women. The present study 10 okra cultivating women farmers were selected from five different villages of Nagarkurnool district. The study was carried out for 3 years. In this a comparison of okra ring cutter with gloves and without ring cutter and gloves to harvest okra was studied and resuts showns as the total average harvest using traditional method was 10.25 kg/ hour where as with gloves and ring cutter is 16.7 kg/ hour. The average increase in harvest is 37.71 kg/ hour in the year 2016. In the year 2017 the total average harvest using traditional method was 07.99 kg/ hour where as with gloves and ring cutter is 13.0 kg/ hour. The average increase in the harvest is 38.61 kg/ hour. In the year 2018 the total average harvest using traditional method was 8.3 kg/ hour where as with gloves and ring cutter is 13.4 kg/ hour. The average increase in harvest is 39.71 kg/ hour.
Pages: 547-549  |  265 Views  42 Downloads


The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
Dr. Afifa Jahan, Dr. R Arunjyothi, Dr. M Jagan Mohan Reddy, Dr. T Prabhakar Reddy, M Rajasheker, A Shankar, B Rajasheker, K Rama Krishna. Evaluation of harvesting Abelmoschus esculentus (OKRA) with improved technology for profitable agriculture compared to traditional methods. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(2):547-549. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2021.v10.i2h.5728
Important Publications Links
The Pharma Innovation Journal

The Pharma Innovation Journal


Call for book chapter