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Vol. 11, Special Issue 7 (2022)

A study on knowledge level on betel vine cultivation practices in Davanagere district of Karnataka

Author(s):
Anupam HH, Padma SR, Balasubramaniam P and Patil Santosh Ganapati
Abstract:
Betel vine (Piper betle) is an ever-green long-lasting creeper. It is scientifically called as Piper betel L. and falls in the Piperaceae family, that is black pepper family. The betel vine is dioecious plant (male and female plants are separate), we can find nearly 100 varieties of betel vine in the world, of which about 40 are found in India. In spite of its alienness, the plant is more popular in India than in any other country. Betel vine is one of the important commercial crop of Karnataka grown by small and marginal farmers. The study was conducted in Davanagere district of Karnataka to assess the knowledge level of betel vine growers on cultivation practices. On an average 1,170 ha area and 23,000 lakh leaves were produced in 5 taluks of Davangere, in that Harihara is highest in both area and production followed by Honnali. Majority of the farmers (52.66 percent) had high level knowledge on betel vine cultivation practices.
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How to cite this article:
Anupam HH, Padma SR, Balasubramaniam P and Patil Santosh Ganapati. A study on knowledge level on betel vine cultivation practices in Davanagere district of Karnataka. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(7S): 1136-1138.

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