Year: 2020 | Month: June | Volume 65 | Issue 2
Adoption of Improved Chickpea Production Technology in Haryana
Chickpea is one of the important crop among pulses. It is important proteinaceous diet especially for vegetarian people. The total sample comprising of 120 chickpea growers as respondents from four villages in Tosham and Siwani block of Bhiwani district were selected. The data shows that majority of respondents used HC-3 variety (47 %) followed by C-235 (41.67 %) and HC-5 (33.33%). Maximum respondents (98 %) had high level of adoption followed by 68.00 per cent respondents had low level of adoption in seed rate. Majority of respondents (96.66 %) had high level of adoption followed by 95.00 per cent had medium level of adoption and 91.66 per cent had low level of adoption regarding field preparation. Maximum respondents (97 %) had high level of adoption followed by 92.33 per cent had medium level of adoption and 33.33 per cent had low level of adoption in case of sowing time. Most of the respondents (69.33 %) applied Di-ammonium phosphate as fertilizer followed by urea (66.66 %), single super phosphate (36%) and zinc sulphate (33.33 %), respectively. Majority of respondents (67.33 %) applied irrigation before flowering (45-60 days after sowing) followed by (33.33 %) respondents applied irrigation at pod formation stage and 33.33 per cent adopted seed treatment with Bavistin or Trichodermma viridae for wilt control. Similarly, 33.33 per cent respondents adopted cultural control of diseases (Ascochyta blight, Alternaria blight and Grey mold).
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