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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(5): 316-320
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.034


Performance Evaluation of Cluster Front Line Demonstration Programme on Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) in Samastipur District, Bihar, India
Shailesh Kumar, R. K. Tiwari*, Sanjay Kumar, Ranjan Kumar, Sanchita Ghosh, Bharati Upadhaya, Nisha Rani and Vidyapati Choudhary
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Birauli, Samastipur-848113, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The Cluster Front Line Demonstration (CFLD) programme on sesame was carried out in operational area of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Samastipur during 2018-19. The fields were selected from different villages/clusters (each of 0.2-0.4 ha) of the district. The variety ‘Krishna’ was sown at all the located fields. Fertilizer, compost application and plant protection measures were provided as per recommended package of practices. From the CFLD prgoramme it was found that the seed yield of sesame was 5.0 q/ha in demonstration field as compared to yield obtained from farmers field (3.20 q/ha). The technology gap was found to be 1.5 q/ha. The 1.8 q/ha extension gap was found in that season. The technology index was 23.07 %. Higher gross returns (Rs 25000/ha), net return (Rs. 15530/ha and benefit-cost ratio of 2.63 was found in demonstrated field as compared to benefit-cost ratio of 1.63 in case of local check. The significant yield is attributed due to introduction of new variety in cluster mode which facilitated better crop management.


Keywords: Sesame, CFLD, yield, B:C ratio, technology index
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Shailesh Kumar, R. K. Tiwari, Sanjay Kumar, Ranjan Kumar, Sanchita Ghosh, Bharati Upadhaya, Nisha Rani and Vidyapati Choudhary. 2020. Performance Evaluation of Cluster Front Line Demonstration Programme on Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) in Samastipur District, Bihar, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(5): 316-320. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.034