International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 5, Issue 6 (2017)
Study on package of practices adopted by ginger growers of Satara District
Author(s): B. M. Yadgirwar, M. M. Pacharne, S. D. Rathod and M. S. Shirke
Abstract: The survey on Adoption of package of practices in ginger was conducted in three Talukas viz Satara, Koregaon and Karad comprising 12 villages. of Satara District. Present survey was an approach, which can be gainfully employed by extension functionaries and farmers to analyze the field situations with regards to cultivation practices, pests, soil conditions, plant health and the influence of climatic factors and their relationship for growing a healthy crop. Majority of farmers (43.24 percent) have 10 R size of area under ginger cultivation. All respondents replied that seed replacement ratio is very high. Among all the disease complex, rhizome rot and blight causes maximum damage (100 percent). The survey also revealed that about 90 % of the farmers sell the product in fresh form and none of the farmer was involved in processing. Majority of farmers follows perenated cropping system when rates are low. Future thrust should be on Integrated Nutrient Management especially well decomposed organic manures and biofertilizers based on the soil test results with efficient utilization of drip system for fertigation.
Pages: 1282-1285 | 487 Views 24 Downloads
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B. M. Yadgirwar, M. M. Pacharne, S. D. Rathod, M. S. Shirke. Study on package of practices adopted by ginger growers of Satara District. Int J Chem Stud 2017;5(6):1282-1285.