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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:10, October, 2017

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.2017.6(10): 329-334

Awareness and Knowledge Regarding Soil Testing and Utility Perception of Soil Health Card
G.G. Patel, Y.C. Lakum, Aakash Mishra* and J.H. Bhatt
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anand Agricultural University, Devataj (Sojitra),Anand, Gujarat-387 240, India
*Corresponding author

The present investigation was undertaken in Petlad taluka of Anand district in middle Gujarat region. The random sampling of one hundred farmers from Petlad taluka was done based on number of respondent who had soil health cards. The result revealed that 52 per cent respondent belonged high to very high category with respect to knowledge of soil testing and use of soil health cards for advance farming. These farmers adopted the technology to balance the dose of fertilizers for sustaining soil health. This half of the majority found the technology beneficial for sustaining soil health, lowering the input cost and improving the farm production.

Keywords: Awareness, Knowledge, Perception, Soil health cards and Soil testing.

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Patel, G.G., Y.C. Lakum, Aakash Mishra and Bhatt, J.H. 2017. Awareness and Knowledge Regarding Soil Testing and Utility Perception of Soil Health Card.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(10): 329-334. doi:
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