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Vol. 10, Special Issue 6 (2021)

First report of front line demonstrations (FLDs) on Kharif maize in Bundelkhand region

Author(s):
Amit Tomar, SS Singh, Vijay Kumar Mishra, Usha, Sandeep Upadhyay, and V David Chella Baskar
Abstract:
Front Line Demonstrations (FLDs) on maize was conducted in five villages namely; Pipra in Jhansi District of Uttar Pradesh, Punchampura, Kunwarpura & Daryan Kala in Tikamgarh District & Sanora in Datia District of Madhya Pradesh. Total 40 farmers were selected on the basis of their socio-economic conditions. The main objective of the FLDs to improve the socio-economic condition of the Bundelkhand farmers, increasing the maize cultivated area during kharif season in Bundelkhand region and also utilization of the kharif fellow land for cultivation of maize crop. The results revealed that farmers were benefitted from the FLDs practice in comparison to the their own traditional practices. The average yield production of maize from farmers practices and from FLDs practices was 12 quintals per hectare and 40 quintals per hectare, respectively. The cost : benefit ratios from farmers & FLDs practices was 1.2 & 3.6, respectively.
Pages: 320-326  |  385 Views  90 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Amit Tomar, SS Singh, Vijay Kumar Mishra, Usha, Sandeep Upadhyay, and V David Chella Baskar. First report of front line demonstrations (FLDs) on Kharif maize in Bundelkhand region. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(6S): 320-326.

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