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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:6, June, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 885-891

Adoption Status of Herbicide Use in Wheat in Bhilwara District of Rajasthan, India
K. C. Naagar1*, C. M. Yadav1, R. L. Solanki2 and B. L. Asiwal3
1Krshi Vigyan Kendra Bhilwara, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan, India
2Krishi Vigyan Kendra Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India
3Krishi Vigyan Kendra Sikar (Raj), India
*Corresponding author

The study was carried out in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan state with a sample of 140 wheat growers to study the adoption status of herbicide use for weed control in wheat crop. The data revealed that the adoption status of herbicide use was at moderate level. Majority of respondents had fully adopted the recommended dose and method of herbicide application. The variables e.g. education, Scientism, socio-economic status, knowledge level of farmers about herbicides, extension contact, mass media exposure and weed infestation were found significantly associated with adoption status of chemical weed control in wheat crop.

Keywords: Adoption, Herbicide, Weed control, Wheat, Demonstration, scientism, Weed infestation

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Naagar, K. C., C. M. Yadav, R. L. Solanki and Asiwal, B. L. 2020. Adoption Status of Herbicide Use in Wheat in Bhilwara District of Rajasthan, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 885-891. doi:
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