To study the level of knowledge and adoption of integrated pest management on urad in rice based cropping system in Chhattisgarh plains
Mahendra Kumar Chaturvedi, Prashant Kumar Pandey and Eshant Kumar Sukdeve
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is holistic way of thinking that improves the ability to mitigate the negative impacts of pests in agricultural production, horticulture, buildings and other situations, while at the same time reducing costs and improving environmental quality. Benefits of the IPM approach extend well beyond just the improvement in short terms economic return. The study was conducted in two irrigated districts namely Janjgir-Champa and Dhamtari and two rainfed districts namely Korba and Mahasamund in Chhattisgarh Plains. Form the each of the selected districts two representative blocks namely Kurud and Dhamtari from Dhamtari district and Janjgir and Champa form Janjgir-Champa district were selected purposively. Similarly, two blocks Pali and Katghora from Korba district and Mahasamund and Bagbhra from Mahasamund district were selected. Total 320 farmers were considered as respondents for the present study. The data were collected by a personal interview with the help of a pre-tested structured interview schedule. Only 37.50 Percent respondents of urad bean had knowledge about augmentative release of natural enemies to killed harmful insects in the field of urad, 46.63 Percent respondents had knowledge about Conserve the natural enemy through ecological engineering like use of mychorrhiza which enhance rhizobacteria, raise the flowering plants etc., 37.50 Percent respondents had adopted light trap where as 46.62 Percent respondents installed the pheromone trap 59.37 Percent respondents adopted trichoderma for seed treatment where as 64.37 Percent respondents had used monocrotophos to control the pod borer.
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Mahendra Kumar Chaturvedi, Prashant Kumar Pandey and Eshant Kumar Sukdeve. To study the level of knowledge and adoption of integrated pest management on urad in rice based cropping system in Chhattisgarh plains. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(11S): 2026-2028.