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ADOPTION OF CULTIVATION PRACTICES BY SUGARCANE GROWERS

Article Id: ARCC2167 | Page : 178-181
Citation :- ADOPTION OF CULTIVATION PRACTICES BY SUGARCANE GROWERS.Agricultural Science Digest.2009.(29):178-181
J.V. Mande and B.M. Thombre
Address : Department of Extension Education, College of Agriculture, Latur-413 512, India.

Abstract

The present study was carried out in two talukas of Latur district namely Latur and Renapur.
The sample of 72 sugarcane growers was studied. Majority of respondents were middle aged, had
secondary school education, nuclear type of family with medium family size, medium land holders
and having agriculture as main occupation. Hundred per cent of the respondents adopting the
ploughing practice and ridges and furrow method of sugarcane planting. Load shedding, low
price for sugarcane offered by sugar factories, harvesting schedule is not properly followed by
sugar factories, high prices of fertilizers and pesticides, non availability of FYM were some of the
constraints expressed by the sugarcane growers

Keywords

Adoption Sugarcane growers Cultivation practices.

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