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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(12): 1177-1179
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.612.132


Adoption of Banana Disease Management Practices and Constraints of Banana Growers in Kalaburagi District of Karnataka, India
Sureshbabu*, B. Zaheer Ahamed, Basayya and S.K. Jayalakshmi
Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, Kalaburagi, University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur-584104, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A study was conducted in Kalaburagi district of Karnataka during 2015-16 to check the disease management practices in tissue culture and sucker sown banana orchards. The district covers only 19% irrigation facility but good rain set up, Horticulture department encouragement and Agriculture university scientists’ guidance this study reveals that most of the farmers (41.5%) belonged to medium level range farmers are quick in adoption of tissue culture banana farming practices. In shallow and low clay content soils the banana growers adopted desuckering practices where in correct size pit opening, spacing, season and in time planting, FYM, NPK and micronutrient, drip irrigation, powder form and liquid form of trichoderma and pseudomonas application and timely plant protection measures carried out varied from farmer to farmer and place to place.


Keywords: Banana, Farming practices, Adoption, constraints.
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Sureshbabu, B. Zaheer Ahamed, Basayya and Jayalakshmi, S.K. 2017. Adoption of Banana Disease Management Practices and Constraints of Banana Growers in Kalaburagi District of Karnataka, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(12): 1177-1179. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.612.132