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Awareness, Adoption and Reasons for Non Adoption of Apple Growers with Regard to Recommended Horticultural Practices



Badar Naseem Siddiqui , Muhammad Zakaria Yousuf Hassan , Fawad Asif , Samra Iqbal , M. Shahbaz Bajwa and Nadeem Ashraf Mali
 
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ABSTRACT

Twelve apple varieties were known to the respondents. But the awareness and adoption varied. The awareness of varieties varied from 3-85% where as the adoption varied from 7.50-58.33%. The most popular varieties were Golden Delicious, Red Delicious and Amri but their adoption was not more than 58%. Major reasons for non-adoption were, varieties are susceptible to disease, low production, and farm area was scattered and also less economic return as reported by 92.50, 72.50, 35.83 and 31.66%, respectively.

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Badar Naseem Siddiqui , Muhammad Zakaria Yousuf Hassan , Fawad Asif , Samra Iqbal , M. Shahbaz Bajwa and Nadeem Ashraf Mali , 2003. Awareness, Adoption and Reasons for Non Adoption of Apple Growers with Regard to Recommended Horticultural Practices. Journal of Applied Sciences, 3: 182-184.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2003.182.184

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2003.182.184

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