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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:3, March, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(3): 1470-1475

Popularization of Turmeric Production Technologies through Demonstrations in Tirap District of Arunachal Pradesh, India
Abhimanyu Chaturvedi1*, Amit Kumar Singh2, Simanta Kumar Kalita2, Pura Hano2 and Narendra Kumar2
1Shri Durga Ji P.G. College, Chandeshwer, Azamgarh (U.P.)-276128, India
2K.V.K. Tirap- Deomali, Arunachal Pradesh-792129, India
*Corresponding author

The total fifty numbers of demonstrations were conducted during 2015-16 to 2017-18 in different villages of Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh to disseminate the production technology of turmeric, var. Megha Turmeric 1. The different extension approaches (Farmer meetings, training programmes, field visits) and proper package of practices (timely transplanting, rhizome treatment, proper spacing, plant protection measures etc.) resulted higher yield over local practice of cultivation (251 q/ha and 224 q/ha). The net profit and benefit cost ratio also were reported higher than check (Rs.3,75,433 and Rs. 3,18,258 as compared to Rs.2,27,108 and Rs.1,86,146 respectively, 2.96 and 3.45 as compared 2.85 and 2.55 respectively). The knowledge level and adoption level were too higher between beneficiary and non- beneficiary farmers.

Keywords: Megha Turmeric 1, Demonstration, Benefit cost ratio

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Abhimanyu Chaturvedi, Amit Kumar Singh, Simanta Kumar Kalita, Pura Hano and Narendra Kumar. 2021. Popularization of Turmeric Production Technologies through Demonstrations in Tirap District of Arunachal Pradesh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(3): 1470-1475. doi:
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