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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(6): 2026-2029
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.606.238


Strategy for Benefiting the Bt Cotton Growers of Nagpur District of Maharashtra, India
L. Raja1* and V. S. Tekale2
1Division of Dairy Extension, NDRI, Karnal – 132001, India
2Department of Extension Education, College of Agriculture, Nagpur – 440001, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study reports suitable strategy for benefiting the Bt- cotton growers and it was conducted in Nagpur District of Maharashtra in the year 2014-2016 with 120 Bt cotton growers. Strategy designed for benefiting Bt cotton growers depicts- Creating awareness on purchase of Bt cotton seed only from standard and licensed companies, more number of trainings to be given on adoption gaps in Bt cotton such as cultivation of refugee rows, selection of soil types and fertilizer use etc, development of specific packages for management of newly emerging pest and diseases like pink boll warm, tobacco streak virus, cucumber mosaic virus, mealy bugs, grey mildew and wilt, continuous efforts are necessary to evolve sucking pests and drought resistant varieties in Bt cotton, increasing inspection and ride on the private companies well in advance before sale of the seeds and fertilizers instead of taking action after the inputs are sold and stringent measures to curb the spurious seed selling and illegal companies in the market.


Keywords: Strategy, Training, Tobacco streak virus, Private companies, Inputs, Spurious seed
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Raja, L., and Tekale, V.S. 2017. Strategy for Benefiting the Bt Cotton Growers of Nagpur District of Maharashtra.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(6): 2026-2029. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.606.238