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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019
Performance of Front Line Demonstration of Drumsticks Variety, PKM-1 in Baramati Tahasil of Pune District (M.S.)
B. M. Sakdeo | Y. L. Jagdale | Syed Shakir Ali
Abstract: Drumstick (Moringaoleifera Lam. ) is one of the important vegetable crops commercially grown in Maharashtra also in Pune District. India is the second largest producer of vegetables in the world, next only to China. Baramati is drought prone area, where the average rainfall received is about 400- 450 mm, Moringaoleifera Lam. , also known as the Drumstick Tree, is recognized as a vibrant and affordable source of phyto chemicals, having potential applications in medicines, functional food preparations, water purification and Biodiesel production. The present study was conducted under Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Baramati on farmers field of the adopted villages of the Baramati Tahasil. The data on production cost and monetary returns were collected from frontline demonstrations plots for working out the economic feasibility of improved variety.
Keywords: Drumstick, PKM-1 & Varietal performance
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,
Pages: 1843 - 1845