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Vol. 10, Special Issue 8 (2021)

Zero budget natural farming (ZBNF): A critical analysis on crop wise practices, ZBNF models and cropping systems

Author(s):
N Harini, Dr. C Padma Veni, Dr. A Sailaja and Dr. A Madhavi Lata
Abstract:
This study was conducted in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. In Vizianagaram district, the major crops grown under ZBNF were Paddy, Maize, Cotton, Green gram, Black gram, Brinjal, Bendi, Mango and other crops were grown under small proportions. Most of the ZBNF practices were applicable to more than one crop with multiple uses of kashayams and asthras for prevention and control of several pests and diseases in various crops. More than three fifth of the ZBNF farmers (65%) have adopted kitchen garden model in their back yard. Majority (85%) of the ZBNF farmers followed paddy, maize and pulse cropping pattern followed by paddy, maize and vegetables cropping system as expressed by 75% farmers.
Pages: 105-109  |  994 Views  436 Downloads
How to cite this article:
N Harini, Dr. C Padma Veni, Dr. A Sailaja and Dr. A Madhavi Lata. Zero budget natural farming (ZBNF): A critical analysis on crop wise practices, ZBNF models and cropping systems. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(8S): 105-109.

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