The study titled "status of major potato diseases and its management practices adopted by farmers in Kavrepalanchowk district" was carried out in Panchkhal, Nala, Tucuccha, Panauti, Ugratara, Banepa, Sanga and Dhulikhel of Kavrepalanchowk district of Nepal to explore the potato diseases and its management practices adopted by farmers. Easy cultivation practices and high lucrative crop was the main reason to grow potato in the study area. The study was carried out from March 2017 to May 2017. Purposively 100 household was selected. Their major occupation was agriculture (55 %). Most of the respondents used to follow Paddy-potato-potato cropping pattern. Janakdev (46 %) and Desire (31 %) was the most preferred potato variety among the farmers. The status of disease infestation was increasing than that of the previous year because of continuous cultivation of the same crop and same variety year after year. Late blight was found a major disease in the study area with an average intensity of 31 percent. Farmers were giving major emphasis on the chemical methods of disease control (48 %) than cultural method (32 %) and IPM (20 %).Dithane M-45 (Mancozeb 75% WP) was mostly used fungicide.
Auteur Ramesh Dhital
Product type Paperback
Maat 220 x 150 mm
Potato(Solanum tuberosum L.) Potato Diseases and Its Management Practices Adopted by Farmers in Nepal Mid-hill Region
This discussion is intended to exchange information between customers. If your question answered within 48 hours, the answer gives you an expert of Dodax.