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Enhancing Livelihood Security in Arid Land through Use of Bio-pesticides in Cumin(Cuminum cyminum L.)

Singh, Bhagwan and Sharma, Arun K. (2016) Enhancing Livelihood Security in Arid Land through Use of Bio-pesticides in Cumin(Cuminum cyminum L.). Universal Journal of Agriculture Research, 4 (2), pp. 53-55.

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Summary

Being very susceptible crop to diseases, organic cultivation of cumin is a challenge. With the use of Neem cake as soil treatment and Aspergillus Versicolor for seed treatment, the disease incidence minimised that resulted in good yield. Both the treatment found economic and helped in livelihood sustainability of the farmers of arid zone.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:cumin, organic farming, neem cake ,Aspergillus Versicolor, arid zone , economics
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > India
Research affiliation: India
DOI:10.13189/ujar.2016.040204
Deposited By: Sharma, Mr Arun K.
ID Code:30081
Deposited On:17 May 2016 09:53
Last Modified:17 May 2016 09:53
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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