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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(5): 427-433
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.047


Status of Farm Mechanization under Animal Farming in Bastar Plateau Agro-climatic Zone of Chhattisgarh
Amit Namdeo*, V. M. Victor and Navneet Kumar Dhruwe
SVCAET& RS, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, (C.G.), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

This study was conducted in two districts of Bastar plateau agro-climatic zone, which covers 28% of the total geographical area of Chhattisgarh State. Two blocks were selected from each district of Bastar plateau purposely. Three villages were selected from each block and ten respondents randomly selected from each village, total of 120. The objective of this study was to analyze the status of farm mechanization under the animal farming and identification of availability of draught animal and animal-drawn farm implements with their utilization for agricultural operations. The data for the study was collected with a detailed Proforma was developed prior to the survey, after consulting the literature available as suggested by the different researchers. During the study, we found that the Bastar plateau cover about 64% of the total draught animal population. Average draught animal power in Bastar plateau was found that 0.208 kW/ha. The highest utilization of animal power in Bastar plateau have was 233 hrs/ha. The study reveals that the majority of the respondents used country plough as their primary tillage implement, wooden plank and Kopar as a secondary tillage implement. In the case of traditional sowing methods majority, 98% used broadcasting method for sowing and only 2 per cent of the respondents used seed drill as improved seed sowing implements.


Keywords: Farm Mechanization, Draught Animal, Farm Implements, Bastar plateau
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Amit Namdeo, V. M. Victor and Navneet Kumar Dhruwe. 2020. Status of Farm Mechanization under Animal Farming in Bastar Plateau Agro-climatic Zone of Chhattisgarh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(5): 427-433. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.047