Follow
International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences (IJCMAS)
IJCMAS is now DOI (CrossRef) registered Research Journal. The DOIs are assigned to all published IJCMAS Articles.
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2018 - IJCMAS--ICV 2018: 95.39 For more details click here
National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) : NAAS Score: *5.38 (2020) [Effective from January 1, 2020]For more details click here

Login as a Reviewer

Indexed in



National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)
NAAS Score: *5.38 (2020)
[Effective from January 1, 2020]
For more details click here

ICV 2018: 95.39
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2018 - IJCMAS--ICV 2018: 95.39
For more details click here

See Guidelines to Authors
Current Issues

Original Research Articles

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
Publisher : Excellent Publishers
Email : editorijcmas@gmail.com / submit@ijcmas.com
Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2018: 95.39
NAAS RATING 2020: 5.38

Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 4119-4125
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.483


Yield and Gap Analysis of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Productivity through Frontline Demonstration in District Chittorgarh of Rajasthan, India
Ratan Lal Solanki1* and K.C. Nagar2
1KVK, Chittorgarh,
2KVK, Bhilwara, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur (Rajasthan), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Groundnut had played a pivotal role in socio-economic transformation of majority of small and marginal farming community of central India and continued to contribute significantly to the oil economy of India. A study therefore was carried out by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chittorgarh (Rajasthan) to know the yield gaps between improved package and practices under front line demonstration (FLD) and farmer’s practice (FP) of groundnut crop under rainfed conditions. Front line demonstrations (FLDs) were conducted on total 84 farmer’s fields each year to demonstrate the impact of improved agro-techniques on production and economic benefits under rainfed conditions of Chittorgarh in Zone 1V A Sub humid Southern and Plain Arawalli Hills region during Kharif seasons of two consecutive years i.e. 2016-17 to 2017-18. The technologies demonstrated in FLDs recorded additional yield over farmer’s practice. Under FLDs the mean grain yield of groundnut was increased by 21.11 per cent over FP. The mean extension gap, technology gap and technology index were calculated as 296 kg ha-1,311 kg ha-1 and 15.53 per cent, respectively. Adoption of improved package of practices in groundnut cultivation recorded higher mean B: C ratio (2.55) as compared to FP (2.33). Yield enhancement and higher net returns observed under FLDs of improved technologies in groundnut. Thus, the productivity of groundnut could be increased with the adoption of recommended improved package of practices. The study resulted to convincing the farming community for higher productivity and returns.


Keywords: Economics, Extension gap, FLD, Technology gap, Technology index, Groundnut yield, Technology dissemination
Download this article as Download

How to cite this article:

Ratan Lal Solanki and Nagar, K.C. 2020. Yield and Gap Analysis of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Productivity through Frontline Demonstration in District Chittorgarh of Rajasthan, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 4119-4125. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.483