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Vol. 10, Special Issue 6 (2021)

A study on dimension wise management efficiency of red gram growers in North-Eastern Karnatak

Author(s):
Ashok Kumar B and K Venkataranga Naika
Abstract:
Pigeon pea or Red gram is a backbone of nutritional security of India. India contributes nearly 80 per cent of production in the world. In India, red gram mainly grown in many states like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh and it occupies area 3.89 million hectares and production more than the 3.30 million tonnes, having productivity of 849 kg per hectare on an average. With respect to Karnataka state, nearly 0.82 million hectares of area under red gram cultivation with production of 0.61 million tonnes and their average yield/productivity is 733 kg per hectares. The research study conducted in North Eastern region of Karnataka during the year 2017-18 to know the dimension wise management efficiency level of red gram growers. The results of the study reveals from different components that, eighty seven per cent of the red gram growers completely acquired skills on techniques of disease diagnose in red gram crop. Sixty per cent (60.56%) of the red gram growers planned in advance the place of marketing, 75.00 per cent of the red gram growers consulted experts to decide on harvesting period, 94.44 per cent of the red gram growers have adequate quantity of seeds, 96.67 per cent of the red gram growers followed coordination in land preparation as well as in weed management, 68.33 per cent of the red gram growers followed proper packaging practices to avoid wastage, 90.00 per cent of the red gram growers were followed seed treatment with bio-fertilizer and 87.22 per cent of them correctly answered for identification of symptoms caused by pest and disease.
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How to cite this article:
Ashok Kumar B and K Venkataranga Naika. A study on dimension wise management efficiency of red gram growers in North-Eastern Karnatak. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(6S): 437-443.

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