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 2019 - IJCMAS--ICV 2019: 96.39 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 2019: 96.39
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2019 - IJCMAS--ICV 2019: 96.39
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(12): 2138-2142
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.251


Knowledge of Farmers about Pest Management in Maize Crop in Panchmahals District
C. B. Damor1*, D. M. Rathod2, G. D. Hadiyaand R. G. Machhar1
1Agricultural Research Station, Anand Agricultural University, Derol, India
2Main Maize Research Station, Anand Agricultural University, Godhra, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study was conducted to know the level of knowledge of the maize farmers regarding pest management of maize crop in Panchmahals district. Gujarat state has 33 districts and out of these Panchmahal district purposively selected for this study. Panchmahals district comprises seven talukas out of them three talukas viz. Godhra, Kalol, and Halol, were selected purposively. There are four villages were selected randomly. After selection of villages 10 maize farmers from each village were selected randomly, Thus, in all 120 maize farmers were constitute the sample for this investigation. The data of this study were collected by arranging personal interview. Vast majority of the maize farmers had knowledge about manual weed management (95.00 per cent). Majority of maize farmers had knowledge about fertilizer management in FYM (70.00 per cent), university recommended improved varieties (68.33 per cent), seed rate and time of sowing(65.83 per cent), knowledge of occurrence of Helicoverpa armigera (64.16 per cent), knowledge of occurrence of hairy caterpillar (62.50 per cent), seed treatment as well as knowledge of occurrence of aphid (60.83 per cent) and spacing in composite varieties (60.00 per cent).


Keywords: Level of Knowledge, Pest management, Maize
Download this article as Download

How to cite this article:

Damor, C. B., D. M. Rathod, G. D. Hadiya and Machhar, R. G. 2020. Knowledge of Farmers about Pest Management in Maize Crop in Panchmahals District.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 2138-2142. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.251