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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

Integrated crop management practices in watermelon in Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu

Author(s):
G Sathish, R Manimekalai, C Tamilselvi, M Mohanalakshmi, K Sundharaiya and V Sivakumar
Abstract:
The present investigation was conducted in different villages under Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tiruvallur operational areas during 2018-2019. Total 10 front line demonstrations were laid out on farmers’ fields in Tiruvallur district. The result of present study revealed that average highest yield 38.5 t/ha was noted in demonstration plot over control (25.0 t/ha) and 41 per cent of average yield increase was recorded over control plot. The extension gap (12.0 t/ha), technology gap (11.5 t/ha) with the technology index of 23 per cent during the demonstration year. Besides this, the demonstrated plots gave higher gross returns, net returns with higher benefit cost ratio when compared to farmer’s practice. In present study efforts were also made to study the impact of FLD on horizontal spread which has increased by 120%, if appropriate package and practices were followed. Further, the study was undertaken to do a formative and summative (outcome and impact) evaluation of the frontline demonstration on integrated crop management in watermelon under Tituvallur district of Tamilnadu.
Pages: 1688-1691  |  357 Views  138 Downloads
How to cite this article:
G Sathish, R Manimekalai, C Tamilselvi, M Mohanalakshmi, K Sundharaiya and V Sivakumar. Integrated crop management practices in watermelon in Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 1688-1691.

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