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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Survey the different indigenous methods of maize storage in the Udaipur district of Rajasthan

Author(s):
Sukan Raj, Hemant Swami, MK Mahla, Lekha and Gaurang Chhangani
Abstract:
The survey was conducted to record the adoption of different maize storage methods by the farmers and damage caused by rice weevil, S. oryzae in stored maize from five blocks (Badgaon, Bhindar, Girwa, Gogunda and Jhadol) of the Udaipur district during 2020-21 at Department of Entomology, RCA, MPUAT, Udaipur. The most common methods of maize storage was use of celphos tablets (Aluminium phosphide) 38.40 per cent adoption followed by sun drying 25.60 per cent, use of ash or sand 16.80 per cent, neem leaves 10.40 per cent, ginger rhizomes 4.80 per cent, eucalyptus leave 3.20 per cent and garlic clove 0.80 per cent adoption by farmers. The maximum grain damage of 20.25 per cent and minimum grain damage of 3.94 per cent was recorded with practice of garlic clove and celphos tablets (Aluminium phosphide) in stored maize, respectively.
Pages: 593-595  |  274 Views  96 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sukan Raj, Hemant Swami, MK Mahla, Lekha and Gaurang Chhangani. Survey the different indigenous methods of maize storage in the Udaipur district of Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 593-595.

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