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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

A study on constraints faced by the paddy and cotton growers in adoption of plant protection measures in Karimnagar District of Telangana State

Author(s):
Navya D and Venkataranganaika K
Abstract:
The study was conducted in Karimnagar district of Telangana State during 2018-19 to assess the constraints in adoption of Plant Protection Measures by The Paddy and Cotton growers. Sixty each paddy and cotton growers were selected by using simple random technique. Thus, making a total sample size of 120. The data was collected through personal interview method and analysed by using appropriate statistical tools. The data revealed that hat majority of the paddy growers (76.66) facing problems related to Poisons to cattle and human beings, 75.00 percent farmers were feeling high cost manual weeding in paddy, 73.33 percent farmers facing problem like Application of pesticides affects the beneficiary insects, 70.00 percent farmers facing difficulties in pesticide handling. Where as in cotton 98.33 percent farmers facing problem like Application of pesticides affects the beneficiary insects, 90.00 percent farmers told that Application of pesticides results in pesticide residues in soil, equal percent of respondent (86.66%) found Problems in High Cost on manual weeding and Continues application of pesticides results in loss of soil fertility, 71.66 percent farmers told that Damaged to the crop due to plant protection measures, 70.00 per cent of informed that inhaling of pesticides results in health problems.
Pages: 1415-1418  |  267 Views  84 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Navya D and Venkataranganaika K. A study on constraints faced by the paddy and cotton growers in adoption of plant protection measures in Karimnagar District of Telangana State. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 1415-1418.

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