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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 6
First page : (1070) Last page : (1074)
Article doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5881

Effect of Training Need for Papaya Growers in Begusarai District of Bihar

Raju Kumar, M. N. Ansari, Mahesh Kumar*andNirala Kumar
Department of Extension Education
*Department of Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Application
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar-848125, India
*Corresponding Author E-mail: mahesh_smca@yahoo.co.in
Received: 11.10.2017  |  Revised: 18.12.2017   |  Accepted: 24.12.2017  


The present study was undertaken in Begusarai district of Bihar states during 2016-17. The study showed that the respondents (61.67 %) had shown their medium training need, followed by low training need (20.00%) and high training need (18.33%) respectively. And also the findings revealed that training in plant protection measure was given top priority by all the selected papaya growers followed by the area of high yielding variety and the area of manures & fertilizer management respectively. The 'seed treatment' was observed as the 4th rank and its mean score of 2.13, Weed management (5th rank) and its mean score of 2.07 followed by 'marketing and storage' (6th rank) and its mean score of 1.93, sowing methods and sowing time (7th rank) and its score of 1.82, raising seedling (8th rank) and its mean score of 1.78, seed bed preparation (9th rank) its mean score of 1.73. The other important area like transplanting method and time (10th rank), irrigation and drainage management (11th rank), Post harvesting management (12th rank) and marketing & storage (13th rank) indicating mean score 1.62, 1.6 and 1.58 respectively. Regarding the plant protection measures the study revealed that papaya growers wanted to identification of major insect pests and diseases as first rank followed by awareness about use of various insecticides and pesticides and residual effect of insecticides and pesticides as 2nd and 3rd rank respectively.

Key word: Training need, Papaya training need, Effect of training on papaya production.

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Cite this article: Kumar, R., Ansari, M.N., Kumar, M., and Kumar, N., Effect of Training Need for Papaya Growers in Begusarai District of Bihar, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.5(6): 1070-1074 (2017). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5881