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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(1): 1366-1373
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.701.166


An Assessment of Knowledge Level of Apple Growers about Recommended Apple Spray Schedule in District Ganderbal, Kashmir, India
Rufaida Mir1, Mohd Afzal Beigh1, Zahoor Ahmad Shah1*, Rekhi Singh2, Jehangir Muzaffar Matoo1 and Mushtaq Ahmad Dar1
1Division of Agricultural Extension and Communication SKUAST-K, India
2Programme Coordinator, KVK, Srinagar, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in district Ganderbal of Jammu and Kashmir with the size of 100 respondents. The district Ganderbal was purposively selected, because of the potentiality for the development of horticulture, and most of area of the district was under apple plantation. It was revealed that majority 61.00 per cent of the respondents possessed medium level of knowledge and respondents knowledge regarding, recommended chemical, its dose and time of spray was high for petal fall stage (46.67%), fruit let stage (42%), dormant stage (40%) and pre-harvest stage (29.34%). In case of recommended incompatibility of pesticides only 38.00 per cent of the respondents had the required knowledge. In case of overall knowledge level of the respondents about recommended apple spray schedule, majority 61.00 percent belonged to medium category of knowledge level, followed by high 21.00 per cent and 18.00 per cent belonged to low category.


Keywords: Apple growers, Ganderbal, Kashmir, Knowledge level, Spray schedule
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Rufaida Mir, Mohd Afzal Beigh, Zahoor Ahmad Shah, Rekhi Singh, Jehangir Muzaffar Matoo and Mushtaq Ahmad Dar. 2018. An Assessment of Knowledge Level of Apple Growers about Recommended Apple Spray Schedule in District Ganderbal, Kashmir, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(1): 1366-1373. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.701.166