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Vol. 10, Special Issue 11 (2021)

Constraints analysis of rapeseed and mustard cultivation in Begusarai district of Bihar

Author(s):
Sachin Rathour, Meera Kumari, Sargam Swami
Abstract:
The study has been carried out with the objectives of analyzing the constraint faced by rapeseed-mustard growers during agriculture year 2020-21 (Rabi Season). The constraints faced by the famers were documented and ranked. Primary data was collected from 120 rapeseed-mustard growers of Begusarai District from a cluster of three villages each from two blocks through SRSWOR Technique. In the study area major problems identified for rapeseed-mustard cultivation, the Lack of improved varieties of seed ranked first with Garrett scored 89.3 followed by High transportation cost with Garrett scored 76.58, Agro-ecological constraints with Garrett scored 72.06 had occupied the 3rd position. The other problems associated with rapeseed-mustard production were High fluctuation in market prices, Lack of subsidy on inputs, and Lack of market information respectively. Therefore, it is suggested that the improved variety of seeds and technology along with proper package and practices should be targeted in these areas to increase the supply. There is a need to step up investment in agricultural research, education, extension to reach among unreached section of society emphasizing quality of production and value addition. The outreach of most modern crop production technology may be facilitated up to the last farmers.
Pages: 3006-3008  |  612 Views  352 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sachin Rathour, Meera Kumari, Sargam Swami. Constraints analysis of rapeseed and mustard cultivation in Begusarai district of Bihar. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 3006-3008.

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