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Vol. 10, Special Issue 10 (2021)

Impact of pest and disease management in groundnut: A training conducted by district agricultural advisory and transfer of technology centre, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh

Author(s):
M Kishan Tej, AV Nagavani, K Reddemma and J Yoga Narasimhulu Naidu
Abstract:
The present study was conducted by District Agricultural Advisory and Transfer of Technology Centre, Chittoor in Kalikiri and B. Kothakota mandals of the district. Total of 90 farmers from two mandals were imparted training in pest and disease management in groundnut. The questionnaire comprised of questions regarding different components of pest and diseases infecting groundnut for knowledge assessment. Hence, deviation or gain in knowledge was calculated from the difference of scores obtained in pre and post knowledge test of the trainees. It revealed that regarding types of pests and diseases management practices the respondents scored 70.00 percentage gain in knowledge followed by identification of pests and diseases with 63.33 per cent. About 61.11 per cent of respondents had the knowledge increase pertaining to estimation of B:C ratio. It may therefore be concluded that respondents succeeded in acquiring knowledge after exposure to training on pest and disease management in groundnut.
Pages: 435-436  |  57 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
M Kishan Tej, AV Nagavani, K Reddemma and J Yoga Narasimhulu Naidu. Impact of pest and disease management in groundnut: A training conducted by district agricultural advisory and transfer of technology centre, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(10S): 435-436.
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