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Sustainable vegetables and flowers cultivation Practices Adopted by Greenhouse Growers in the Sabarkantha

Author(s):

A. D. Chendake , College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, Gujarat, India; P. M. chauhan, College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, Gujarat, India

Keywords:

Greenhouse, growers, adoption category.

Abstract

This paper analyzes vegetables and flowers cultivation practices of randomly selected farmers in the Sabarkantha district of Gujarat on the basis of personal interviews and observation. Growers were asked about different cultivation practices of vegetables (Capsicum, tomato), flowers like gerbera they were followed in the greenhouse. 70 per cent and 20 per cent of capsicum growers fell under high and low adoption cultivation practices categories. While 83 per cent of the gerbera growers belonged to high adoption category as well as 17 per cent respondents fell under low adoption cultivation practices categories respectively.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV1I9008
Published in: Volume : 1, Issue : 9
Publication Date: 01/12/2013
Page(s): 1722-1725

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